Backlight compensation setting
Use an auto-iris lens and set the switch 7 to the up (ON) position, to
engage the backlight compensation function.
This camera has two different backlight
correction functions: multi-spot photometry
(MULT) and center focus photometry (CENT).
The normal setting (switch 6) is the down
(MULT) position, but you can change the
switch 6 setting in accordance with the
MULT mode: Use this position when applying backlight
compensation to the whole of the screen.
CENT mode: Use this position when applying backlight
compensation to only the central portion of the
When using the backlight compensation function, set the switch 7
to the up (ON) position. When not using the function, set the
switch 7 to the down (OFF) position.
When MULT mode is set, scenes with no backlighting may appear
extremely dark and the object may appear over-exposed. If this
happens, move the switch 6 to the up (CENT) position.
(MULTI mode: 64 sections)
If using a VIDEO type auto-iris lens
The ALC volume on the lens should be turned all the way to Av
If the backlight compensation function does not compensate
properly for the conditions, set using the LEVEL volume on the