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Changing The Reference Value For Automatic Iris Adjustment - Sony PDW-700 Operation Manual

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Changing the Reference
Value for Automatic Iris
Adjustment
The reference value for automatic iris adjustment
can be changed to aid the shooting of clear
pictures of back-lit subjects, or to prevent blown-
out highlights. The reference value for the lens
iris can be set within the following range with
respect to the standard value.
• 0.25 to 1 (increasing by increments of 0.25):
About 0.25 to 1 stop further open
• –0.25 to –1 (decreasing by increments of 0.25):
About 0.25 to 1 stop further close
Also you can set the area where light detection
occurs.
Changing the reference value
1
Set the MENU ON/OFF switch to ON.
If this is the first time the USER menu has
been displayed, the CONTENTS page of the
USER menu appears. If the menu has been
used before, the last accessed page appears.
2
If the CONTENTS page is displayed,
turn the MENU knob to move b to
AUTO IRIS page, then press the MENU
knob to display the AUTO IRIS page.
If a different page is displayed, turn the
MENU knob until the AUTO IRIS page
appears, then press the MENU knob to select
the page.
016 AUTO IRIS
3
Check that the b mark is at the IRIS
OVERRIDE position, and then press
the MENU knob.
b on the left of the selected item changes to
z and z on the left of the setting changes to
?.
4
Turn the MENU knob until "ON"
appears, then press the MENU knob.
z on the left of the selected item changes to
b and ? on the left of the setting changes to
z.
The IRIS OVERRIDE item is set to "ON".
5
Set the MENU ON/OFF switch to OFF.
The AUTO IRIS page disappears from the
screen.
6
Turn the MENU knob to change the
reference value.
Note
Be sure to confirm that the current shutter mode is
not ECS.
The changed reference value is retained until the
power of the camcorder is turned off.
Even if the reference value is changed, it reverts to
the standard value every time the power is turned
on.
To make the iris more open
Turn the MENU knob counterclockwise as seen
from the front of the camera.
The iris stop indicators as shown in the following
table appear in the upper part to the left of the F
number in the iris indication.
Iris stop
0.25
0.5
0.75
1
To stop down the iris
Turn the MENU knob clockwise as seen from the
front of the camera.
The iris stop indicators as shown in the following
table appear in the lower part to the left of the F
number in the iris indication.
Iris stop
–0.25
–0.5
–0.75
–1

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