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Sony Corporation
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Professional Disc
Camcorder
Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual
thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
The supplied CD-ROM includes operating instructions for the PDW-F335
Professional Disc Camcorder (English, Japanese, French, German, Italian,
Spanish and Chinese versions) in PDF format.
For more details, see "Using the CD-ROM Manual" on page 9.
PDW-F335L
PDW-F335K
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  • Page 1 The supplied CD-ROM includes operating instructions for the PDW-F335 Professional Disc Camcorder (English, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese versions) in PDF format. For more details, see “Using the CD-ROM Manual” on page 9. PDW-F335L PDW-F335K Sony Corporation Printed in Japan © 2007 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 The model and serial numbers are located on the top. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer Denna etikett finns på to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer apparatens ovansida. regarding this product. Denne mærkat sidder på...
  • Page 3 Les accumulateurs aux ions de lithium studio). sont recyclables. Vous pouvez contribuer à préserver The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 l’environnement en rapportant les piles Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. usées dans un point de collection et The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is recyclage le plus proche.
  • Page 4 E1 (résidentiel), E2 (commercial et industrie légère), E3 (urbain extérieur) et E4 (environnement EMC contrôlé, ex. studio de télévision). Le fabricant de ce produit est Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japon. Le représentant autorisé pour EMC et la sécurité des produits est Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Allemagne.
  • Page 5 z.B. mit einem Klebestreifen ab oder geben Sie die Batterien einzeln in einen Plastikbeutel.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Mounting the Lens ........37 Table of Contents Adjusting the Flange Focal Length.... 37 Adjusting the Viewfinder ......39 Detaching the Viewfinder......39 Foreword ............. 9 Adjusting the Viewfinder Position .... 39 Before Use ............9 Adjusting the Eyepiece Focus and the Screen Frame Frequency Indications for Interlaced (Brightness, Contrast, and Outline Signals ..........9...
  • Page 7 Deleting Clips ..........66 Adding Sub Clips Using the Chapter Function ............92 Recording Shot Marks ........67 Editing Clip Lists ........93 Setting the Thumbnail Image at Recording Time ..........67 Reordering Sub Clips......... 93 Recording – Advanced Operations ..68 Adjusting Sub Clip In/Out Points (Trimming) ............
  • Page 8 Recording Shot Data Superimposed on the Operating on Files........161 Color Bars ........139 Exiting File Operations......161 Setting the Shot ID........140 File Operations in File Access Mode (for Macintosh) ........162 Showing the Status Display ......141 Adjustments and Settings from Menus 142 Making FAM Connections ......
  • Page 9: Foreword

    URL mentioned in “Preparations” above. Note If you have lost or damaged the CD-ROM, you can purchase a new one to replace it. Contact your Sony service representative. Foreword / Using the CD-ROM Manual...
  • Page 10: Chapter 1 Overview

    Overview Chapter Product Configurations The PDW-F335 Professional Disc Camcorder series accessories supplied of these models are as shown in the includes the models PDW-F335L and PDW-F335K, with following figure. different product configurations. The components and PDW-F335K VCL-719BXS Auto Focus Lens...
  • Page 11: Features

    Shooting functions to cope with different of random access. shooting conditions 1) XDCAM and “Professional Disc” are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • The ATW and auto iris functions allow shooting with 2) HD: High Definition...
  • Page 12 application. Recording in the DVCAM format is also Convenient playback and search functions supported. The audio is recorded as four channels or two exploiting the disc characteristics channels , uncompressed. Thumbnail search 1) The recording mode can be selected from the three modes: HQ (High Pressing the THUMBNAIL button on this unit displays a Quality), SP (Standard Play) and LP (Long Play).
  • Page 13: Input/output Features

    Earphone jack (monaural/stereo) Input/Output Features Audio channels to be monitored can be selected with the MONITOR switch on the side of the unit. Switch between monaural and stereo using the menus. Equipped with an i.LINK connector The i.LINK connector on this unit supports the following two functions.
  • Page 14: Location And Function Of Parts

    Even if this mount. sensor is blocked, the focusing precision will not be Consult your Sony dealer when you are using a lens other affected. than VCL-719BXS (supplied with the PDW-F335K). g VF (viewfinder) connector (20-pin) Connect the supplied viewfinder.
  • Page 15: Shutter Switch

    Normally set this to 1 (CLEAR). For details about how to use the MENU knob, see “Basic For shooting with the lens iris wide open for reduced depth Menu Operations” on page 132. of field, or when the subject is too brightly lit and the auto n SHUTTER switch iris function does not operate correctly, select an appropriate position.
  • Page 16: Right Side

    • An internal operating sound may be recorded at the start • To ensure proper operation of the video light, Sony of recording when the VDR SAVE/STBY switch is set recommends the use of the BP-GL95 Battery Pack with to SAVE.
  • Page 17: Lcd Monitor

    g ALARM (alarm tone volume adjustment) knob is activated. When this switch is adjusted, the new Controls the volume of the warning tone that is output via setting appears on the setting change/adjustment the built-in speaker or optional earphones. When the knob progress message display area of the viewfinder is turned to the minimum position, no sound can be heard.
  • Page 18: Status Display On The Lcd Monitor

    Settings of buttons and To reset Display indication Meaning switches Video with When the MENU switch is flicked COUNTER/CHAPTER button: Timecode to 00:00:00:00 superimposed toward STATUS, the principal settings information of this unit appear as on the PRESET/REGEN/CLOCK viewfinder screen. switch: PRESET F-RUN/SET/R-RUN switch: SET Video without...
  • Page 19: Video Format

    a Video format i Lithium battery low voltage warning Indicates the format of video being currently played back Appears when the voltage of the internal lithium backup or recorded. battery (CR2032) is low. If this indication appears, replace HD HQ: HQ (high quality) mode in the MPEG HD video the lithium battery immediately (see page 33).
  • Page 20: Earphone Jack

    m Warning indicator area TCR: Value of timecode reader Displays warnings when trouble with recording or UBG: Value of user bits generator moisture condensation occurs. UBR: Value of user bits reader CNT: Counter information For details, see “Operation Warnings” on page 170. CLK: Time by the internal clock n Time counter display TCG and UBG can be displayed when the disc is stopped...
  • Page 21: Next Button

    j NEXT button through the earphones. Plugging earphones into the jack automatically cuts off the sound from the built-in speaker. When FIND MODE on the ESSENCE MARK page of You can select monaural or stereo on the AUDIO-2 page the MAINTENANCE menu is set to R.ST: This of the MAINTENANCE menu.
  • Page 22: Shift Button

    a MONITOR (audio monitor selection) switches to exit the display of the clip lists or to exit the clip list By means of combinations of the two switches, you can playback state. select audio that you want to hear through the built-in Hold down the SHIFT button and press downward (in the speaker or optional earphones.
  • Page 23: Left Side And Upper Section

    WRR-855 series UHF synthesized tuner (supplied synchronizing the timecode with an external separately) is installed using the CA-WR855 timecode. R (REAR): Audio input signals from an audio device SET: Sets the timecode or user bits. connected to the AUDIO IN CH-1/CH-2 connectors R-RUN: Timecode advances only during recording.
  • Page 24 c Viewfinder front-to-back positioning knob 1 Video output and timecode connectors Loosen this knob to adjust the front-to-back position of the viewfinder (see page 39). 1 GENLOCK IN connector d Lid of the disc compartment GENLOCK This opens when the EJECT button on the top panel is pressed.
  • Page 25: Rear

    For your safety, and to ensure proper operation of the Do not remove a “Memory Stick” while the “Memory camcorder, Sony recommends the use of the following Stick” access indicator is lit. Doing so may cause a loss of battery packs: BP-GL95, BP-GL65, BP-L60S, and BP- data.
  • Page 26 c AUDIO IN CH-1/CH-2 (audio input channel 1/2) f DC OUT 12V (DC power output) connector (4-pin, connectors (XLR type, 3-pin, female) and input female) selection switches Supplies power for a WRR-861/862 UHF Synthesized Connect other audio equipment or external microphone. Tuner (optional) (maximum 0.2 A).
  • Page 27: Vcl-719bxs Auto Focus Lens (supplied With The Pdw-f335k)

    VCL-719BXS Auto Focus Lens (Supplied with the PDW-F335K) 1 PUSH AF button 2 FOCUS switch 3 MACRO switch 4 Auto focus indicator 5 Iris ring 6 Zoom ring qs IG control 7 Focus ring qd IRIS button qf IRIS switch 8 Flange focal length qg Power zoom lever adjustment button...
  • Page 28: Iris Switch

    i Focus control connector (6-pin) “CENTER” to “FULL”, instead of focusing only on the Connecting an optional focus servo controller allows center portion of the screen, the whole screen image is remote control of focusing. used for focusing. In this case, the auto focus area frame does not appear.
  • Page 29: Dxf-20w Viewfinder

    DXF-20W Viewfinder 6 TALLY indicator 1 Eyepiece focusing ring 7 REC/TALLY indicators 2 Camera person tally light TALLY BATT 8 BATT indicator 3 Stopper Microphone fixing screw 9 GAIN UP indicator SHUTTER GAIN UP Microphone holder q; SHUTTER indicator Stereo microphone (packaged with Eye cup camcorder)
  • Page 30: Tally Light

    l Tally light Layout of the status display on the When the TALLY switch is in the HIGH (high intensity) viewfinder screen or LOW (low intensity) position, this operates in the same All items that can be displayed on the viewfinder screen way as the REC/TALLY indicators.
  • Page 31: Shutter Speed

    n Audio level the unit is powered from an external battery (a battery connected to the DC IN connector), indicates the power Indicates the level of audio channel 1 and channel 2. The source voltage. peak indication of the VDR level meter is related as When the DISP BATT REMAIN item is set to “INT”...
  • Page 32: Chapter 2 Preparations

    WARNING battery may come loose when the camcorder is subjected to vibrations. If you have difficulty finding CR2032 Battery may explode if mistreated. lithium batteries, contact your Sony dealer. Do not recharge, disassemble or dispose of in fire. CAUTION Catch Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
  • Page 33: Preparing A Power Supply

    Slide the battery pack down until its “LOCK” arrow Preparing a Power Supply points at the matching line on the camcorder. The following power supplies are recommended for the camcorder. • BP-GL95/GL65/L60S/L80S Lithium-ion Battery Pack “LOCK” arrow • AC power using the AC-DN2B/DN10 AC adaptor Matching line on the Using a Battery Pack camcorder...
  • Page 34: Setting The Area Of Use And The Frame Frequency

    Turn the MENU knob to display the desired area of Setting the Area of Use use. and the Frame Frequency Setting Area of use NTSC (J) AREA NTSC area (Japan) NTSC AREA NTSC area (for areas other than Using the Unit for the First Time Japan) PAL AREA PAL area...
  • Page 35 The FORMAT page appears. Item Description Setting ?001 FORMAT Set the recording format. MPEG HD SYSTEM REC FORMAT :MPEG HD FORMAT DVCAM BIT RATE (HD) AUDIO CH (HD) BIT RATE Set the recording mode if HQ (high ASPECT RATIO(DV): 16:9 MPEG HD has been quality) COUNTRY...
  • Page 36: Setting The Date And Time Of The Internal Clock

    To cancel the setting Setting the Date and Time Before executing step 6, select ESC and press the MENU knob. of the Internal Clock All the settings so far made are discarded and the TIME/ DATE page appears again. You can set the date and time of the internal clock. The date and time set here are reflected in timecode.
  • Page 37: Preparing The Lens

    Note Preparing the Lens Connecting the lens cable to the LENS connector when the camcorder is powered may cause a malfunction of the camcorder or the lens. Before Mounting the Lens connecting the lens cable, be sure to check that the camcorder is powered off.
  • Page 38 Set the iris to manual. Flange focal length adjustment button Open the iris, position the supplied flange focal length adjustment chart approximately 3 meters away from the camera, and arrange the lighting to obtain a satisfactory video output. Loosen the fixing screws on the F.f or F.B ring (flange focal length adjustment ring).
  • Page 39: Adjusting The Viewfinder

    Although these adjustments may make the viewfinder For details, contact your Sony dealer. image clearer, they have no effect on the output video signal from the camcorder.
  • Page 40: Attaching A 5-inch Electronic Viewfinder

    You can change the adjustment range by installing an exchange part. The adjustment range after the exchange is – 3.6D to – 0.8D, or – 2.8D to +2.0D. Contact a Sony service representative for more information about exchange parts. a) Supplied with the Accessory Shoe Kit To adjust contrast and brightness Carry out these adjustments with the color bars displayed.
  • Page 41: Using The Shoulder Strap

    Using the Shoulder Strap Adjusting the Shoulder Pad Position Fit one of the clips to a shoulder strap fitting. You can shift the shoulder pad backward or forward by up to 35 mm (1 inches). This adjustment helps you get the best balance for shooting with the camcorder on your shoulder.
  • Page 42: Mounting On A Tripod

    The accessory fitting shoe on this unit is of the -inch tapped hole type. If you want to replace this with a slide- type shoe, contact your Sony dealer. Hold down the red button and pull the lever in the direction of the arrow.
  • Page 43: Preparing The Audio Input System

    To use the microphone detached from the Preparing the Audio Input camcorder You can use the supplied microphone detached from the System camcorder. Using the Supplied Microphone Loosen the screw and open the microphone holder clamp. Clamp of the microphone holder Connect to the MIC IN connector.
  • Page 44: Attaching A Uhf Synthesized Tuner

    MIC (center). For the power source of this wireless microphone system, - When using a microphone with an external use Sony lithium-ion battery packs. power supply, set it to MIC +48V ON (right). • Set the AUDIO IN (CH-1/CH-2/CH-3/CH-4) switch...
  • Page 45 CH-2) or W (for CH-3/CH-4). For details about the WRR tuner fitting (service part To attach a WRR-861/862 (When using a number: A-8278-057-B), contact your Sony dealer. BP-GL95/GL65/L60S/L80S Battery Pack) Connect the tuner power cord to the DC OUT Attach a WRR tuner fitting (not supplied, service part connector of the camcorder, and the audio output cable number: A-8278-057-B) to the back of the camcorder.
  • Page 46: Connecting Line Input Audio Equipment

    • Set the AUDIO IN input selection switch to MIC for Connecting the Remote the channel to which the audio output cable is connected. Control Unit • Set the AUDIO IN (CH-1/CH-2/CH-3/CH-4) switch for the channel to which the audio output cable is connected to REAR (for CH-1/CH-2) or R (for CH- 3/CH-4).
  • Page 47 Use the black cable supplied with the RM-B150/B750 to effective. Thus the camcorder will return to the settings connect the monitor to the MONITOR connector on the that were in effect before the remote control unit was RM-B150/B750. connected. The camcorder does not have a function to output test signals.
  • Page 48: Connecting

    For advice Video recorded in the MPEG HD format is down- about choosing devices, please contact your Sony dealer or converted to the DVCAM format and output from the a Sony sales representative.
  • Page 49: Connections For Using The Pdz-1

    Make the following settings to prepare the external To control the camcorder from a nonlinear VTR. editing system Using the i.LINK cable (DV cable), you can transfer video • Set REC MODE to the same recording mode as that and audio signals to a nonlinear editing system from the of the camcorder.
  • Page 50: Chapter 3 Recording And Playback

    • PFD23A (capacity 23.3 GB) ingress. • PFD50DLA (capacity 50.0 GB) • Store cartridges in their cases. 1) Professional Disc is a trademark of Sony Corporation. Care of the discs • Remove dust and dirt on the outside of a cartridge using Notes a soft dry cloth.
  • Page 51: Loading And Unloading A Disc

    Lower surface of the disc Write Inhibit tab EJECT button Lid of the disc compartment Insert the disc in the V direction, and close the disc compartment lid manually. Slide in the direction Insert the disc. of the arrow Write Inhibit tab settings SAVE SAVE V indication on the outside...
  • Page 52: Handling Of Discs When Recording Does Not End Normally (salvage Function)

    (How to select an item in the menu screen: Turn the Quick salvage: From 2 to 4 seconds of data before the MENU knob to move the b mark to the desired item.) interruption of recording. Full salvage: From 4 to 6 seconds of data before the Display the DISC page of the USER interruption of recording.
  • Page 53: Basic Procedure For Shooting

    • If the salvage succeeded, the message Basic Procedure for “COMPLETED.” appears. • If the salvage failed, the message Shooting “INCOMPLETED.” appears. Clips for which recording did not end normally are lost. To exit without salvaging Select NO in step 2 to exit without performing salvage processing.
  • Page 54 Check the lens settings and flange focal length Set up the VDR section according to your shooting adjustment (see page 37). objects, then start recording by pressing the REC button. Adjust the viewfinder eyepiece focus, and the contrast • During recording, the REC/TALLY indicator in the and brightness of the viewfinder image (see page 39).
  • Page 55: Recording - Basic Operations

    If you have changed the setting of SYSTEM or Recording – Basic COUNTRY, power off the unit, then power on again. Operations Repeat steps 2 to 4 to set the all of the desired items. HD recording bit rate settings and recording times When PFD23/PFD23A discs are used: Selecting the Recording Format...
  • Page 56: Adjusting The Black Balance/white Balance

    Combining recording formats on a single disc If any of the following items is set differently, recordings cannot be combined on a single disc. • SYSTEM (although it is possible to mix 30P and 60I, and 25P and 50I) • REC FORMAT •...
  • Page 57 To reduce the depth of field in BLACK BALANCE-” appears. If the error message sunlight occurs repeatedly, contact your Sony dealer. If the setting of the FILTER selector is changed, a message reporting the new setting appears for about 3...
  • Page 58 Adjust the gain knob (indicated as IG, IS, or S) on the lens. white balance again. Contact your Sony dealer if this For details, refer to the lens operation manual. message continues to appear even after the white balance has been adjusted again.
  • Page 59: Setting The Electronic Shutter

    Turning the ATW function on using an ASSIGN Shutter Frame Shutter speed Application switch mode frequency 2 to 8, 16 , 32, 64 For shooting On the ASSIGNABLE page of the USER (or (Slow frames subjects in OPERATION) menu (see page 145), set one of Speed (1/15 to 1/3.8, low level...
  • Page 60 ECS:60.00Hz Turn the MENU knob until the desired frequency appears. The selectable frequency range varies depending on the recording format. See the table under “About the SHUTTER switch shutter modes” on page 59. When the RM-B150 Remote Control Unit is connected You can set the shutter speed in ECS mode with the rotary encoder of the RM-B150.
  • Page 61: Adjusting The Iris

    The number of frames can be set to values in the range Display the PAINT page of the PAINT menu, and 2 to 8, 16, 32, and 64 (1 frame nearly equals to press the MENU knob. second). For details on menu operations, see “Basic Menu To set the shutter speed in degree units Operations”...
  • Page 62: Adjusting The Audio Level

    If you want to change the reference value during increase the sensitivity, and turn it counterclockwise to shooting decrease the sensitivity. You can change the reference value by MENU knob It is recommended that you check the iris sensitivity after operations only, without opening the menu.
  • Page 63: Setting The Time Data

    When the AUDIO IN switch is in the FRONT Press the COUNTER/CHAPTER button of the LCD position, the input level of audio channel 1 and 2 is the monitor to display TCG on the time counter display value of the AUDIO LEVEL knob on the front panel section.
  • Page 64 For details, see “Setting the Date and Time of the Internal R-RUN: Recording run. The timecode generator runs Clock” on page 36. only while recording. To lock the timecode to an external source Note You can synchronize the internal timecode generator of When the frame frequency of this unit is 23.98P, the this camcorder with an external generator for the recorded timecode does not coincide with real time.
  • Page 65 standard. (Excluding the case where the frame frequency is 23.98P.) 1) Input to the TC connector, and set the IN/OUT selector switch to IN. MONITOR OUT TC OUT Frame Acceptable reference Acceptable frequency of video signal frame timecode Reference camcorder this unit frequency (HD or SD) 59.94i...
  • Page 66: Setting For Special Shooting Cases

    To change the power supply from the battery When the setting is finished, set SKIN AREA IND to pack to an external power supply during OFF on the SKIN DETAIL page. timecode synchronization To maintain a continuous power supply, connect the external power supply to the DC IN connector before Deleting Clips removing the battery pack.
  • Page 67: Recording Shot Marks

    (How to select an item in the menu screen: Turn the Turn the MENU knob to select ON (record the shot MENU knob to move the b mark to the desired item.) mark) or OFF (do not record the shot mark), and press the MENU knob.
  • Page 68: Recording - Advanced Operations

    M04 ESSENCE MARK Recording – Advanced SHOT MARK 1 SHOT MARK 2 Operations INDEX PIC. POS. : 0SEC FIND MODE : R.ST Time-lapse Video Recording Select INDEX PIC. POS., and press the MENU knob. (Interval Rec Function) The b mark changes to a z mark, and the z mark The interval recording (Interval Rec) function is effective changes to a ? mark.
  • Page 69 (one flash/second) while the camcorder is in this etc. are maintained. You do not need to set them again the mode. next time you use Interval Rec mode. Select INTERVAL TIME, and press the MENU knob. Shooting and recording in Interval Rec mode Turn the MENU knob to set the interval time.
  • Page 70: Starting A Shoot With A Few Seconds Of Pre-stored Picture Data (picture Cache Function)

    Starting a Shoot with a Few Seconds 002 SPECIAL EFFECTS CLIP CONT REC of Pre-Stored Picture Data (Picture INTERVAL REC INTERVAL TIME 1SEC NUMBER OF FRAME : NUMBER OF TIMES : CONT Cache Function) PRE-LIGHTING PICTURE CACHE CACHE REC TIME : 8-10S The camcorder has a large capacity internal memory, in which you can cache the last few seconds (maximum 12...
  • Page 71: Assigning User-defined Clip Titles Automatically

    To end the menu operation, set the MENU ON/OFF When power is lost during recording switch to OFF. • When the power is turned off during recording, the camcorder will switch itself off after disc access has The menu disappears, and the display indicating the continued for a few seconds to record the picture in the current status of the camcorder appears along the top instant of power off.
  • Page 72 Setting the title prefix 005 CLIP TITLE You can assign title prefixes by choosing from a prefix list TITLE ENABL SELECT PREFIX EXEC stored in internal memory, or by entering the prefix CLEAR NUMERIC EXEC LOAD PREFIX DATA: EXEC directly. PREFIX TITLE !#$%&'()+,-.0123456789;...
  • Page 73: Assigning User-defined Clip And Clip List Names

    Move the x mark to the digit you want to change and then press the MENU knob. Turn the MENU knob to move the x mark to the C0001.MXF desired digit in the list of selectable digits, and then press the MENU knob. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to enter the remaining digits.
  • Page 74 The name of the selected clip appears at the upper left of ?006 FILE NAMING the screen. NAMING FORM FREE AUTO NAMING : TITLE However, when the clip has a title, the title is displayed instead. Titles are enclosed in double quotation marks (“...
  • Page 75: Internal Memory

    “MEMORY STICK ACCESS” appears, and the file D03 CLIP STATUS on the “Memory Stick” (TITLES.TXT) is transferred CLIP NO 001/010 NAME C0001 to the internal memory of the unit. TITLE :(no name) RECORD DEVICE: PDW-F335 The message “COMPLETE!” appears when the SERIAL : 10001 DATE...
  • Page 76: Playback

    Set CLIP CONT REC on the SPECIAL EFFECTS Playback page of the OPERATION menu to ON. For details on menu operations, see “Basic Menu Operations” (page 132). Disc playback start position Although this unit uses optical discs, it is designed to offer 002 SPECIAL EFFECTS TOP CLIP CONT REC the most convenient features of tape playback by VTRs.
  • Page 77: Checking The Last Two Seconds Of The Recording (recording Review)

    Deteriorating playback conditions A frozen picture appears. The time code is displayed in the time counter display Deteriorating playback may be due to the following section and the PLAY/PAUSE indicator changes from causes. constant lighting to flashing (one flash/second). • Scratches and dust on the disc surface This includes fingerprints, dust from the air, tar from To restart playback, press the PLAY/PAUSE button cigarette smoke, and so on.
  • Page 78: Thumbnail Search

    Name of currently Sixth clip is selected Thumbnail Search selected clip from a total of 34 clips. Thumbnail of currently selected clip (first frame or specified frame) Searching Using Thumbnails To display the thumbnail images of all clips on the disc, and cue up a desired clip, proceed as follows.
  • Page 79: Switching The Information Displayed In The Thumbnail Screen

    To return to the previous screen Press the THUMBNAIL button, turning the THUMBNAIL indicator off. At any point in the procedure you can return to the previous screen with this operation. Note The factory default setting is to use the first frame of a clip as its thumbnail image.
  • Page 80: Cuing Up A Frame By Searching For An Essence Mark

    The CLIP menu appears (see page 96). Cuing Up a Frame by Searching for an Essence Mark Use the SEL/SET button or MENU knob to select “SET INDEX PICTURE”, and then press the button/ konb. Proceed as follows. This switches to the screen for selecting a clip for changing the index frame.
  • Page 81: Deleting Shot Marks

    (The example shows the case where SHOT MARK1 is selected as the essence mark.) This indicates that the thumbnail Sixth frame is selected images are the frames including the from a total of 36 SHOT essence mark (SHOT MARK1). MARK1. Frame information (date and time of creation, timecode, recording time) The “S1”...
  • Page 82: Clip List Playback

    and display a new thumbnail screen showing the first Playing back in clip list order frame in each segment. This function allows rapid Proceed as follows. searching of the scenes within a particular clip. The expand function can be applied up to three times (12 divisions, 144 If the clip list that you want to play exists on the disc, divisions, and 1728 divisions).
  • Page 83: Locking (write-protecting) Clips

    • Adding and deleting shot marks Sixth frame is selected from a total of 34 sub clips. Name of loaded clip list Sub clip information (date and Notes time of creation, initial timecode, playback time) • Locked clips are deleted along with other clips. •...
  • Page 84: Deleting Clips

    Alternatively, press the RESET button on the right Deleting Clips side of the LCD monitor. You can delete clips while checking their contents. With “OK” selected, press the SEL/SET button or MENU knob. Notes You return to the thumbnail screen, and a lock icon •...
  • Page 85 • When the target clip is referenced in a clip list: Notes “DELETE CLIP & CLIP LIST?” (All clip lists that • Locked clips cannot be deleted. reference the deletion target clip will be deleted as • When all clips have been deleted, you return to the well).
  • Page 86: Chapter 4 Scene Selection

    Scene Selection Chapter Overview What is scene selection? Scene selection is a function which allows you to select material (clips) from the material recorded on a disc and perform cut editing. You can do this by operating on this unit only. •...
  • Page 87 Flow of scene selection editing Disc Record material or insert disc containing recorded material into this unit PDW-F335 To edit a clip list on the disc Load clip lists (see page 97) Create and edit a clip list Clip 1 Clip 2 Clip 3 Clip 4...
  • Page 88: Clip List

    Clip Sub clips (clips in clip lists) Material recorded with this unit is managed in units called The specified clips (or parts of clips) in a clip list are called “clips”. A clip contains the material between a recording “sub clips”. Sub clips are virtual edit lists specifying start point and a recording end point.
  • Page 89: Creating Clip Lists

    Creating Clip Lists Including Sub Clips in the Current Clip List Select the desired clip in the thumbnail screen, to include it in the clip list as a sub clip. Hold down the SHIFT button, and press the SEL/SET Note button up (SUB CLIP).
  • Page 90 +NAME: The standard or user-defined name of the clip list You can also use the supplied PDZ-1 Proxy Browsing Software to set clip list titles. Use the SEL/SET button or MENU knob to select a clip list number (E0001 and so on), and press the button or knob.
  • Page 91: Adding Sub Clips Using The Expand Function

    Total duration of sub clips in the current clip list Asterisk appears when clip list has not been saved to disc. I-bar cursor (shows insertion • Even when clips whose thumbnail image (index position of next sub clip) frame) is not the first frame are added to a clip list, it is always the first frame that is displayed on the clip Thumbnails of the sub clips already added to the current clip list list screen.
  • Page 92: Adding Sub Clips Using The Chapter Function

    To vary the expansion ratio Each time you press the DISPLAY/EXPAND button changes the ratio through the sequence ×8 t ×64 t ×512. To return to the previous setting, hold down the SHIFT button and press the DISPLAY/EXPAND button to step back one level.
  • Page 93: Editing Clip Lists

    Indicates that 2nd sub clip will be Editing Clip Lists moved to position of 7th sub clip. Reordering Sub Clips THUMBNAIL button SHIFT button SEL/SET button MONITOR THUMBNAIL SUB CLIP AUDIO LEVEL CH-1 CH-3 CH-1/2 CH-3/4 CH-2 CH-4 ESSENCE CLIP MENU SHIFT MARK SEL/SET...
  • Page 94: Deleting Sub Clips

    Use the SEL/SET button (four-way arrow key) or To cancel the trim MENU knob to select the desired sub clip, and press With the SHIFT button held down, press the SEL/SET the button or knob. button to the lower side (CLIP MENU side). The first frame of the selected sub clip is displayed.
  • Page 95: Setting The Start Timecode For The Current Clip List

    Each press switches the information displayed for clip button, and press the SEL/SET button down (CLIP lists in the following order. MENU). Date and time of creation t Title t Clip list name Alternatively, press the RESET button on the right t Date and time of creation t ...
  • Page 96: Managing Clip Lists

    See “Switching the Information Displayed in the Managing Clip Lists Thumbnail Screen” (page 79) for more information about SEQUENCE NUMBER. Using the CLIP menu, you can save created clip lists to disc, read them from the disc into this unit, and delete them from the disc.
  • Page 97: Loading A Clip List From The Disc As The Current Clip List

    Display the CLIP menu. b) Displayed only in operating the clip list screen c) Displayed only in operating the chapter screen See “To display the CLIP menu” on page 96. To exit the CLIP menu Select “DELETE CLIP LIST”. Carry out the same operation as when displaying the menu (hold down the SHIFT button, and press the SEL/SET This displays the clip lists.
  • Page 98 thumbnail screen and CLIP menu. For details, see page Use the SEL/SET button or MENU knob to select “NAME” or “DATE”, and then press the button or knob. NAME: Sort in ascending order by clip list name. DATE: Sort by date of creation, with the newest clip list first.
  • Page 99: Using The Pdz-1 Proxy Browsing Software

    Using the PDZ-1 Proxy Browsing Software When a computer with the PDZ-1 Proxy Browsing Software installed is connected to this unit, you can transfer the proxy AV data and metadata files recorded on a disc to the computer. On the computer side, PDZ-1 enables you to browse the proxy AV data, add or modify metadata (titles, comments, essence marks, etc.), or create a clip list.
  • Page 100: Chapter 5 Menu Displays And Detailed Settings

    Menu Displays and Detailed Settings Chapter Menu Organization and Operation The following chart shows the organization of menus in this camcorder. Note that the USER menu organization shown in the chart is as registered at the factory. For details about USER MENU CUSTOMIZE, see “Editing the USER Menu”...
  • Page 101 Menu selection 1st level 2nd level 3rd level TOP MENU USER PAINT A.IRIS DETAIL LEVEL MASTER BLACK GAMMA SELECT MASTER GAMMA BLACK GAMMA PRESET MATRIX SEL SCENE FILE STANDARD SCENE RECALL SCENE STORE F.ID FORMAT SYSTEM REC FORMAT BIT RATE (HD) AUDIO CH (HD) ASPECT RATIO (DV) COUNTRY...
  • Page 102 Menu selection 1st level 2nd level 3rd level MARKER MARKER CENTER SAFETY ZONE SAFETY AREA ASPECT ASPECT SELECT SKIN DETAIL SKIN DETAIL SKIN DETAIL LVL SKIN DETECT SKIN AREA IND. SKIN DTL SAT SKIN DTL HUE SKIN DTL WIDTH RESET ALL PRESET USER MENU CUSTOMIZE OPERATION...
  • Page 103 Menu selection 1st level 2nd level 3rd level OUTPUT COMPONENT OUT i.LINK MODE VIDEO OUT VIDEO OUT VFDISP VIDEO OUT MENU VIDEO OUT TC VIDEO OUT ZEBRA VIDEO OUT MARKER VF SETTING ZEBRA ZEBRA SELECT ZEBRA1 DET.LEVEL PEAKING VOL.LINK H DETAIL LEVEL V DETAIL LEVEL DETAIL FREQ VF ASPECT...
  • Page 104 Menu selection 1st level 2nd level 3rd level TIME/DATE ADJUST HOUR YEAR MONTH UMID SET COUNTRY CODE ORGANIZATION USER CODE TIME ZONE: 00 RESET ALL PRESET PAINT PAINT A.IRIS DETAIL LEVEL MASTER BLACK GAMMA SELECT MASTER GAMMA BLACK GAMMA PRESET MTX SEL SW STATUS GAMMA MATRIX...
  • Page 105 REC TALLY SHT DISP MODE IRIS OVER RIDE LOW NOISE MODE ANA V OUT SAVE BATTERY 1 Info BEFORE END Info END Sony BEFORE END Sony END Other BEFORE END Other END DC IN BEFORE END DC IN END (Continued) (Continued)
  • Page 106 Menu selection 1st level 2nd level 3rd level BATTERY 2 TYPE DETECTION SEGMENT No.7 SEGMENT No.6 SEGMENT No.5 SEGMENT No.4 SEGMENT No.3 SEGMENT No.2 SEGMENT No.1 GENLOCK GL H PHASE H ADVANCE LENS ZOOM SELECT ZOOM SPEED AF DETECT AREA SHUTTER SELECT SHUTTER SELECT FILE...
  • Page 107 Menu selection 1st level 2nd level 3rd level DIAGNOSIS HOURS METER OPERATION OPERATION (rst) SPINDLE (rst) LASER (rst) LOADING (rst) SEEK (rst) DISC STATUS USER ID TITLE REMAIN REWRITE SALVAGE FILE SYSTEM CLIP STATUS CLIP NO. NAME TITLE RECORD DEVICE SERIAL DATE TIME...
  • Page 108: Top Menu

    Menu selection 1st level 2nd level 3rd level SD DETAIL SD DTL LEVEL-MID SD CRISPENING SD DTL LIMIT SD LEVEL DEPEND SD DTL FREQUENCY SD DTL H/V RATIO SD CROSS COLOR WHITE SHADING WHITE SHADING CH SEL VIDEO OUT SEL R WHT H SAW R WHT H PARA R WHT V SAW...
  • Page 109: Menu List

    MAINTENANCE menu Scene file In the scene file, the setting values of event items adjusted This menu includes contains items for making settings for to shoot a particular scene are saved. You can save up to audio, timecode, essence marks, and battery. five scene files in the camcorder memory and up to 100 scene files in a “Memory Stick”.
  • Page 110: Stored Picture Data (picture Cache Function)

    OPERATION menu OPERATION menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page See “Selecting the Recording FORMAT SYSTEM 60I / 30P / 60I (50I) 03 – Format” on page 55. 23.9P (PAL: 50I / 25P) REC FORMAT MPEG HD / MPEG DVCAM BIT RATE (HD)
  • Page 111 OPERATION menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page DISC DELETE LAST CLIP EXEC EXEC Deletes a clip recorded on the disc. – DELETE ALL CLIPS Deletes all clips recorded on the disc. QUICK FORMAT Formats the disc. Any recorded content is lost.
  • Page 112 OPERATION menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page See “Specifying an Offset for the OFFSET OFFSET WHITE <A> ON / OFF – Auto White Balance Setting” on WHITE WARM-COOL <A> Display color 3200 page 143. temperature (converted from R/B Gain).
  • Page 113 OPERATION menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page See “Setting the Viewfinder Screen ZEBRA ON / OFF – Display” on page 139. SETTING ZEBRA SELECT 1 / 2 / BOTH ZEBRA1 DET.LEVEL 30% to 107% (in 1% steps) PEAKING VOL.LINK ON / OFF H DETAIL LEVEL...
  • Page 114 OPERATION menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page See “Setting the Shot ID” on page SHOT ID ID-1 Displays Blank – 140. character ID-2 input mode ID-3 (up to 12 characters). ID-4 See “Recording Shot Data SHOT DISP SHOT DATE ON / OFF...
  • Page 115 PAINT menu PAINT menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page PAINT A.IRIS –1.0 / –0.5 / ±0 – – ±0 / +0.5 / +1.0 DETAIL LEVEL – Detail level adjustment A, Sc, St MASTER BLACK Master black level adjustment See “Selecting Gamma Tables”...
  • Page 116 PAINT menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page WHITE COLOR TEMP <A> Display color 3200 – Sets the color temperature of temperature WHITE A. (converted from R/B Gain). C TEMP BAL <A> (–99 to +99) Adjusts the value more precisely when the color temperature adjustment through COLOR TEMP is not satisfactory.
  • Page 117 PAINT menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page SKIN SKIN DETAIL ON / OFF Sets the skin detail on or off. A, Sc, St DETAIL SKIN DETAIL LVL – Sets the detail level of detected color. SKIN DETECT Moves to EXEC...
  • Page 118 PAINT menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page STANDARD 02 SCENE FILE s1 – Recalls a scene file saved in the – camcorder memory. sSTANDARD – Clears all current detail-adjusted settings and switch settings and returns the settings to the standard settings saved in the reference file.
  • Page 119 MAINTENANCE menu MAINTENANCE menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page AUDIO-1 AU REF LEVEL –20 / –18 / –20 dB – Sets the output level of the 1 kHz –16 / –12 dB test signal. AU AGC SPEC –6 / –9 / –12 / –6 dB AGC characteristic (saturation...
  • Page 120 MAINTENANCE menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page AUDIO-2 AU OUT LIMITER ON / OFF – Turns the audio output limitter on or off HEADPHONE OUT STEREO / MONO Selects whether the earphones are MONO monaural or stereo. i.LINK AUDIO OUT 2CH / 4CH 2CH: Output channels 1 and 2 (16...
  • Page 121 MAINTENANCE menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page AUDIO-2 REAR2/WRR LEVEL SIDE2 / SIDE2 – Selects the knob to use in FRONT / F + adjustments when recording the AUDIO IN CH2 or WIRELESS to channel 2. SIDE2: Adjust with the right-hand AUDIO LEVEL knob on the side control panel.
  • Page 122 MAINTENANCE menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page WHITE COLOR TEMP <P> Displays color 3200 – Preset white balance color SETTING temperature temperature setting. (converted form R/B Gain). C TEMP BAL <P> (–99 to +99) Finer setting when the desired color could not be obtained with the COLOR TEMP <P>...
  • Page 123 DC IN steps) connector. Sets the voltage level of the connected external power source at which the END warning should be issued. DETECTED Info / Sony / – Displays the type of automatically – BATTERY Other / DC IN detected battery.
  • Page 124 MAINTENANCE menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page BATTERY 2 TYPE DETECTION AUTO / AUTO – AUTO: Automatically detects OTHER battery type. OTHER: Determines battery type as always “Others”. SEGMENT NO.7 11.0 to 17.0V 17.0V When “Others” is determined, (in 0.1 V remaining battery capacity steps)
  • Page 125 MAINTENANCE menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page LENS ZOOM SELECT 1 / 2 When a 1/2-inch lens is mounted, – set this item according to the manufacturer of the lens (some lenses do not require a setting). 1: Select when you are using a Canon lens 2: Select when you are using a...
  • Page 126 FILE menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page ALL FILE ALL FILE LOAD Displays the EXEC – Loads ALL file. – FILE ALL FILE SAVE Saves ALL file. selection screen. F. ID Displays Blank Names ALL file. character input mode (up to 16...
  • Page 127 FILE menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page LENS FILE 2 LENS M VMOD (–99 to +99) – Sets lens file V SAW shading. LENS R FLARE Adjusts lens file flare (R). LENS G FLARE Adjusts lens file flare (G). LENS B FLARE Adjusts lens file flare (B).
  • Page 128 DIAGNOSIS menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File menu page DISC USER ID Display only – – Shows the user ID on the disc – STATUS itself. TITLE Shows the title on the disc itself. REMAIN Shows the remaining disc capacity. REWRITE Shows number of rewrites.
  • Page 129 ADVANCED menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File setting menu page AUTO IRIS IRIS OVER RIDE ON / OFF – Turns the auto iris override function on or off. IRIS SPEED (–99 to +99) Sets the auto iris speed. CLIP HIGH LIGHT ON / OFF Turns on and off the function...
  • Page 130 ADVANCED menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File setting menu page DETAIL DETAIL ON / OFF – Turns detail correction on or off. CRISPENING – Sets the crispening level. LEVEL DEPEND ON / OFF Turns the level depend function on or off.
  • Page 131 ADVANCED menu No. Page Item Settings Default USER Description File setting menu page BLACK BLACK SHADING CH R / G / B / – Selects the channel adjusted with SHADING TEST this menu. If TEST is selected with the output signal selector switch (button) of a remote control unit, the setting matches that of VIDEO OUT SEL.
  • Page 132: Displaying Menus

    menu display, but a similar display also appears on the Displaying Menus viewfinder screen. Viewfinder To select the setting items and values on the menu Turn the MENU knob to select in the cases explained below. LCD monitor MENU switch To scroll pages POWER switch ? 10 OUTPUT...
  • Page 133: Using The User Menu (example Menu Operation)

    To confirm the selection of a menu, a Using the USER Menu (Example setting item, or a setting value Menu Operation) Each time you press the MENU knob, the menu display switches in the following sequence. This section explains menu operations using the USER menu as an example.
  • Page 134: Editing The User Menu

    To move to another page U01 PAINT A.IRIS DETAIL LEVEL Page number MASTER BLACK GAMMA SELECT ?U01 PAINT MASTER GAMMA BLACK GAMMA A.IRIS PRESET MTX SEL DETAIL LEVEL MASTER BLACK GAMMA SELECT MASTER GAMMA BLACK GAMMA PRESET MTX SEL Turn the MENU knob to move b to the desired item, and then press the MENU knob.
  • Page 135 If the CONTENTS page is displayed, press the MENU To delete items on a page knob. Then select one of USER 1 EDIT to USER 19 Follow steps 1 to 3 in “To add a new page” on page EDIT, and press the MENU knob. If a different page is displayed, turn the MENU knob 134.
  • Page 136: Resetting User Menu Settings To The Standard Settings

    To add/delete/replace pages Press the MENU knob. Then select the page that you want to delete, and press the MENU knob. You can add a new page to the USER menu, delete a page from the USER menu, or replace pages, using the EDIT The EDIT FUNCTION page appears.
  • Page 137: Resetting User Menu Settings To The Factory Default Settings

    ?F01 USER FILE Setting the Status Display PRESET OK? YES NO USER FILE LOAD EXEC USER FILE SAVE EXEC on the Viewfinder Screen F.ID : sssssssssssssssss USER PRESET EXEC and the LCD Monitor CUSTOMIZE RESET : EXEC Select YES, and press the MENU knob. This section explains the menu settings for the display of the viewfinder screen.
  • Page 138: Change Confirmation/adjustment Progress Messages

    INT: When one of the above batteries is installed, the remaining Situation Message to appear power is shown as a percentage value (%) when there is a change in the value or when the power is low. The shutter speed and mode SHUTTER: 1/100 (or 1/125, AUTO: The remaining power is shown as a percentage value (%) 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000,...
  • Page 139: Setting The Viewfinder Screen Display

    Setting the Viewfinder Screen Recording Shot Data Superimposed Display on the Color Bars You can make settings for viewfinder screen display You can select which shot data is recorded superimposed functions. on the color bars. You can also select which of the shot IDs (1 to 4) set on the SHOT ID page is recorded superimposed (How to select an item in the menu screen: Turn the on the picture.
  • Page 140: Setting The Shot Id

    1 Turn the MENU knob to move x to the character which you want to change, then press the MENU knob. 06/03/15 13 SHOT ID ID-1 :? x ID-2 : ssssssssssss ID-3 : ssssssssssss ID-4 : ssssssssssss !#$%&'()*+,-./012345678 9:;<=>?@ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOP QRSTUVWXYZ[ ]abcdefghijk Setting the Shot ID lmnopqrstuvwxyz~ INS DEL RET...
  • Page 141: Showing The Status Display

    To delete a character In step 3 of “Setting the Shot ID” on page 140, move x over DEL, and press the MENU knob. This deletes the character under x in the shot ID row. To cancel deleting the character, move x over RET, and press the MENU knob.
  • Page 142: Adjustments And Settings From Menus

    Display the OUTPUT page of the OPERATION Adjustments and menu, and press the MENU knob. For details on menu operations, see “Basic Menu Settings from Menus Operations” on page 132. Select COMPONENT OUT, and press the MENU knob. Setting Gain Values for the GAIN Switch Positions Select one of the following, and press the MENU knob.
  • Page 143: Specifying An Offset For The Auto White Balance Setting

    Item Description Item Description D5600K<A> Sets the color temperature to WARM-COOL <B> When OFFSET WHITE <B> is approximately 5600K ON, sets the offset for the white balance of channel B, using the The above table shows the adjustment of the white color temperature.
  • Page 144: Selecting Gamma Tables

    Set ND OFFSET ADJUST to ON. Display the PAINT page of the PAINT menu, and then select GAMMA SELECT and press the MENU knob. Set the FILTER selector to position 1, and adjust the For details on menu operations, see “Basic Menu iris and white balance, either automatically or by Operations”...
  • Page 145: Assigning Functions To Assign Switches

    Description Item Function Description TURBO SWITCH Use the gain value set for GAIN Reduce noise by using the noise reduction TURBO (see page 142). circuits, without lowering the sensitivity. Resolution and gradations under low light are ZOOM TELE/ Sets ASSIGN SW<3> to lens slightly lower.
  • Page 146: Selecting The Aspect Ratio

    Display the LENS FILE page of the FILE menu, and 001 FORMAT press the MENU knob. SYSTEM REC FORMAT : DVCAM For details on menu operations, see “Basic Menu BIT RATE (HD) AUDIO CH (HD) Operations” on page 132. ASPECT RATIO(DV): 16:9 COUNTRY NTSC(J)AREA...
  • Page 147 DF/NDF Purpose Notes Obtain an effect similar – to that obtained by 23.98P shooting while maintaining interlace scan mode. Re-convert to 23.98P • There will be noise on the recorded image if you change the operating mode for the with nonlinear editing internal timecode generator using the F-RUN/SET/R-RUN switch on the side control software (NLE).
  • Page 148: Chapter 6 Saving And Loading User Setting Data

    Stick” into the slot. Confirm the direction of the notch and arrow on the “Memory Stick” before inserting the With this camcorder, you can use a Sony “Memory Stick” “Memory Stick”, and then try inserting it again. whose capacity does not exceed 128 MB, and a Sony “Memory Stick PRO”...
  • Page 149: Saving User Menu Data (user File) To The "memory Stick

    • Do not format the “Memory Stick” using a PC. Format the “Memory Stick” on the MEMORY STICK page of the FILE menu. Saving USER Menu Data (User File) to the “Memory Stick” Check that the access Gently press in and release. USER menu settings stored in the camcorder as user files indicator is not lit.
  • Page 150 MEMORY STICK Circuit or “Memory Recheck and ERROR (flashing) Stick” fault. consult your Sony The message “SAVE OK? YES b NO” appears. dealer. P00 USER SAVE If a file number is SAVE OK? YES NO To set the file ID followed by “NEW...
  • Page 151: Loading Saved Data From A "memory Stick

    “Memory Stick” Stick”. MEMORY STICK Circuit or “Memory Recheck, and ERROR (flashing) Stick” fault. consult your Sony Note dealer. The data loaded from the “Memory Stick” overwrites the data saved in the camcorder. Saving and Loading User Files...
  • Page 152: Saving And Loading Scene Files

    Error message Cause Action Saving and Loading FILE ERROR The “Memory Data saved to a (flashing) Stick” contains “Memory Stick” Scene Files data that cannot be using a camcorder loaded into this whose model is camcorder. not the same as this camcorder You can save various settings for shooting a particular cannot be loaded...
  • Page 153 You can select the file information items to be ?P00 SCENE STORE displayed on each page of SCENE STORE and DISPLAY MODE SCENE RECALL. MEM-01:STANDARD MEM-02:STANDARD MEM-03:STANDARD For details, see “To select the file information MEM-04:STANDARD MEM-05:STANDARD items to be displayed” on page 151. To save scene files stored in the Press the MENU knob, then select the desired file camcorder memory to the “Memory Stick”...
  • Page 154: Loading Scene Files

    memory. For example, files from 001 to 005 are replaced 04 SCENE FILE by the above procedure. :STANDARD :STANDARD :STANDARD :STANDARD To set the file ID :STANDARD s STANDARD Before the data is saved as a scene file, it is useful to set a SCENE RECALL EXEC SCENE STORE...
  • Page 155: Resetting The Settings Of The Camcorder To The Standard Settings

    Press the MENU knob. Then select 5FILE LOAD b ?P00 SCENE RECALL MEM 1-5, and press the MENU knob. DISPLAY MODE F.ID MEM-1:STANDARD The message “RECALL OK? YES b NO” appears. MEM-2:STANDARD MEM-3:STANDARD MEM-4:STANDARD MEM-5:NO FILE P01 SCENE RECALL RECALL OK? YES NO DISPLAY MODE 001.SCENE1...
  • Page 156 F04 SCENE FILE :SCENE 25 :SCENE 26 :SCENE 27 :SCENE 28 :NO FILE x STANDARD SCENE RECALL EXEC SCENE STORE EXEC F.ID :SCENE2 s displayed on the left of STANDARD changes to x. When x changes to s once again, the settings of the camcorder are reset to the settings.
  • Page 157: Chapter 7 File Operation

    File Operation Chapter Overview root INDEX.XML ALIAS.XML A remote computer can be connected to this unit and used to operate on recorded data which has been saved in data DISCMETA.XML files, such as video and audio data files. To connect a remote computer, use FAM (file access MEDIAPRO.XML mode) for the computer connection.
  • Page 158: File Operation Restrictions

    File Operation Restrictions This section explains which operations are possible on Read: Read data sequentially from the start to the end of files stored in each directory. the file. When required, the following operation tables distinguish Partial read: Read only a part of the data in the file. reading and writing from partial reading and writing.
  • Page 159 clips on that disc. (The only possible operations are via a FAM connection, a Windows error message playback and disc formatting.) appears to the effect that the file or directory is corrupt - Writing of clips with user-defined names and cannot be read. - Deletion of clips (except the last recorded clip) - Locking of clips 1) PDW-F350/F330, PDW-530/510, PDW-F70/F30, PDW-1500, PDW-R1,...
  • Page 160: File Access Mode File Operations (for Windows)

    • Deletion and renaming of directories File Access Mode File Notes Operations (for Windows) • The maximum number of files that can be created on one disc, including directories, is 5000. • File names and directory names can use letters, numbers, File access mode operating environment and symbols from the Unicode 2.0 (UTF-8) character...
  • Page 161: Operating On Files

    The “Safely Remove Hardware” dialog box appears. the Next button. Click the Finish button when the software installation finishes. Select “Sony XDCAM PDW-F335 IEEE 1394 SBP2 Operation limitations during FAM connections Device” and click “Stop”. • With the exception of the EJECT button, recording The “Stop a Hardware device”...
  • Page 162: File Operations In File Access Mode (for Macintosh)

    Disconnect the i.LINK cable as required. File Operations in File Reconnecting Access Mode (for To reconnect after exiting file operations, do one of the Macintosh) following, depending on whether an i.LINK cable is connected. i.LINK cable is not connected: Connect this unit and a remote computer with an i.LINK cable.
  • Page 163: Operating On Files

    When a disc is inserted into this unit, the remote Note computer recognizes this unit as a removable disc. The Do not disconnect the cable before performing steps 1 and following icon appears in the Finder on the remote computer, indicating that the computer is now able to perform file operations.
  • Page 164: Recording Continuous Timecode Over Fam Connections

    Recording Continuous Timecode over FAM Connections For clips created over a FAM connection, you can record so that the timecode is continuous with the timecode of the last frame of the last clip recorded on the disc. To record continuous timecode Before you start recording, set the PRESET/REGEN/ CLOCK switch on the side control panel inside the protection cover to REGEN.
  • Page 165: Appendix

    Viewfinder If you should experience problems with the unit, contact • Do not leave the unit with the eyepiece pointing directly your Sony dealer. at the sun. The eyepiece lens can concentrate the sun’s rays and Use and storage locations melt the interior of the viewfinder.
  • Page 166: Phenomena Specific To Ccd Image Sensors

    About the LCD panels Condensation LCD panels are manufactured with extremely high- precision technology that yields effective pixel rates of If you move the camcorder from a very cold place to a 99.99% or higher. However, very rarely, one or more warm place, or use it in a damp location, condensation may pixels may be permanently dark or permanently lit in form on the optical pickup.
  • Page 167: Maintenance

    Testing the viewfinder Maintenance Adjust the position of the viewfinder. Check that the color bars are displayed on the Testing the Camcorder Before viewfinder screen, and adjust the BRIGHT, CONTRAST, and PEAKING controls to give the best Shooting color bar display. Check the functions of the camcorder before setting out for Check the following points in the listed order.
  • Page 168: Testing The Vdr

    For details, see “Selecting the Display Items” on Press the REC button again. page 137. Check that recording stops and that the REC indicator in the viewfinder goes off. Testing the iris and zoom functions Repeat the checks of steps 3 and 4, this time using the Set the zoom to automatic zoom mode and check that REC button on the lens.
  • Page 169: Maintenance

    +48V. If you notice bending, deformation, or surface corrosion, contact your dealer or a Sony service representative as Set the AUDIO IN switches to REAR. soon as possible to have the battery terminal replaced.
  • Page 170: Operation Warnings

    – Input sync Recording Turn off the power error continuous but may and contact your be substandard. Sony dealer. (This indication may be given momentarily when a GENLOCK signal is connected or disconnected, but this does not indicate a problem.) Disc Error! –...
  • Page 171 Skew Sensor vibrations, turn off the power, and contact your Sony dealer. Operation/alarm messages 1) Asterisks (*) are replaced by digits in the display. 2) During recording An operation or alarm message is displayed in the...
  • Page 172 Operation/alarm Meaning Message Meaning and action to take message File System There is an unsupported file LOW LIGHT Appears, depending on the system on the disc to which you setting, to indicate the subject are trying to record. Exchange or illumination is inadequate.
  • Page 173 DELETE CLIP LIST operation (see page 97) and contact your Sony dealer. when there are no clip lists on the a) REC INHI.! appears if you attempt to start recording. disc.
  • Page 174: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting You can use this chart to establish possible causes of an the camcorder for repair. If a problem persists, contact apparent problem; always double-check before sending your Sony dealer. Symptoms Cause Remedy Attach a battery pack (see page 33).
  • Page 175 Symptoms Cause Remedy The equipment connected to the It sometimes takes time for the connected Wait for about 15 seconds. If the connected camcorder via an i.LINK connection equipment to recognize the operation. equipment still does not react, do the does not react as expected, for following.
  • Page 176: Using Umid Data

    Using UMID Data What is a UMID? To perform operations from interviewing to editing effectively and to detect audio-visual materials easily The UMID (Unique Material Identifier) is a unique when reusing them, metadata that provides additional identifier for audio-visual material defined by the information is recorded along with audio-visual data on a SMPTE330M-2003 standard.
  • Page 177 • Add a globally unique ID to every shot of audio-visual Enter an abbreviated 4-byte alphanumeric string for the material. The unique ID is used to detect the material organization code. source and to link it with the original source material. •...
  • Page 178: Mpeg-4 License

    MPEG-4 License MPEG-2 Video Patent Portfolio License THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE MPEG-4 VISUAL PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE ANY USE OF THIS PRODUCT OTHER THAN PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER PERSONAL USE IN ANY MANNER CONSUMER FOR THAT COMPLIES WITH THE MPEG-2 STANDARD FOR ENCODING VIDEO INFORMATION FOR (i) ENCODING VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE...
  • Page 179: About I.link

    IEEE 1394 proposed by Sony, is a trademark supported by many companies worldwide. IEEE 1394 is an international standard defined by IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
  • Page 180: About A "memory Stick

    - Under direct sunlight - Very humid or subject to corrosive substances Available types of “Memory Stick” With this product, you can use a Sony “Memory Stick” “Memory Stick” access indicator whose capacity does not exceed 128 MB, and a Sony “Memory Stick PRO”...
  • Page 181: Specifications

    Precautions General • To prevent data loss, make backups of data frequently. In no event will Sony be liable for any loss of data. Power voltage 12 V DC +5.0 V/–1.0 V • Unauthorized recording may be contrary to the POWER consumption provisions of copyright law.
  • Page 182 Mass Approx. 3.8 kg (8 lb 6 oz) (main body only) Approx. 5.45 kg (12 lb) (with DXF-20W Lens mount Sony - inch type bayonet-mount Viewfinder, stereo microphone, disc Sensitivity F9 standard (89.9% reflection chart, 2000 and BP-GL95 Battery Pack) Approx.
  • Page 183 AUDIO OUT CH-1/CH-2 Phono jack, –10 dBu, 47 kΩ Related products VIDEO OUT (composite) BNC type 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω, unbalanced There is a range of Sony products available to meet every conceivable video shooting requirement. VIDEO OUT (component) Specifications...
  • Page 184 TO RECORD CONTENT OF ANY TYPE. CAC-12 Microphone Holder • Always verify that the unit is operating properly CA-WR855 Camera Adaptor before use. SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR WRR-855 UHF Synthesized Tuner DAMAGES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, BUT WRR-861/862 UHF Synthesized Tuner...
  • Page 185: Chart Of Optional Components And Accessories

    Use a tripod adaptor with a suffix of “-E” or later on the model name. For more LCR-1 Rain Cover details, see “Mounting on a Tripod” (page 42). d) Use this in combination with Sony lithium-ion battery packs. Chart of Optional Components and Accessories...
  • Page 186: Glossary

    the scene selection function of this broadcasting establishment in Glossary unit, and with the supplied PDZ-1 Europe. Proxy Browsing Software. E-E mode Color bar signals Electric-to-Electric mode. When you AES/EBU Test signals displayed on the screen operate a VDR in E-E mode, input A standard established jointly by the as multicolored vertical stripes.
  • Page 187 between the camera’s scanning and essence marks, and the supplied same time. Also called full-screen the lighting conditions. PDZ-1 Proxy Browsing Software can scanning. be used to record information such as GENLOCK Proxy AV data titles and comments. A state in which devices are locked to Low-resolution data with a video a signal output by a sync generator.
  • Page 188 contains information such as the time picture where the video level is about Signal-to-Noise ratio. The relation of and location of recording. A UMID 70 IRE units or 490 mV. the strength of the desired signal to with the Basic section only is called a Zoom the accompanying electronic Basic UMID.
  • Page 189: Index

    Auto focus ranging sensor 14 external video monitor 48 Index AUTO W/B BAL switch 14 i.LINK connection settings 48 Automatic iris, setting 61 Connector section 24 CONTRAST control 29 COUNTER/CHAPTER button 18 Numerics Current clip list 88 BATT indicator 29 23.98P mode 146 reading from the disc 97 Battery attachment shoe 25...
  • Page 190 File operation 157 Iris gain control 28 ADVANCED menu 128 restrictions 158 Iris ring 27 basic operations 132 Filter indicator 31 Iris setting/auto iris override indicator DIAGNOSIS menu 127 FILTER selector 14 displaying 132 Fitting for optional microphone holder IRIS switch 28 ending 132 Iris, adjusting 61 FILE menu 125...
  • Page 191 Power zoom lever 28 expand function 81 Testing Pre-lighting function 68 thumbnail 78 camera 167 PRESET/REGEN/CLOCK switch 23 SEL/SET button 22 preparating 167 PREV button 21 Setting change and adjustment VDR 168 Product configurations 10 progress message display area 31 THUMBNAIL button 22 PUSH AF button 27 SHIFT button 22...
  • Page 192 VF DISP 2 page 113 VF SETTING page 113 Video camera section 182 Video light, attaching 42 VIDEO OUT CHARACTER switch VIDEO OUT connector 26 VIDEO OUT page 112 VIDEO OUT Y/PB/PR connector 24 Video signal from the camera, outputting 17 Viewfinder 29 adjusting contrast and brightness adjusting the eyepiece focus 40...

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