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Setting The Viewfinder; Recording Shot Data Superimposed On The Color Bars - Sony PDW-680 Operation Manual

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Note
The four items ASPECT, ASPECT SELECT,
ASPECT MASK, and ASPECT MASK LVL are
ignored when the recording format is IMX50/40/30
or DVCAM and the aspect ratio is 4:3.
MARKER 2 page
Item
USER BOX
USER BOX
WIDTH
USER BOX
HEIGHT
USER BOX
H POS
USER BOX
V POS
CENTER H
POS
CENTER V
POS
ASPECT
SAFE ZONE
ASPECT
SAFE AREA
3
Turn the MENU knob to change the
setting, and press the MENU knob.
4
Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you have set
all of the desired items.

Setting the viewfinder

You can make settings for viewfinder screen
display functions.
(How to select an item in the menu screen: Turn
the MENU knob to move b to the desired item.)
1
Display the VF SETTING page of the
OPERATION menu, and press the
MENU knob.
For details on menu operations, see "Basic
menu operations" on page 189.
2
Select the desired item, and press the
MENU knob.
200
Setting the Status Display on the Viewfinder Screen and the LCD Monitor
Description
Turns the display of the box
cursor on and off.
Sets the width of the box
cursor (distance from center to
left or right edge).
Sets the height of the box
cursor (distance from center to
top or bottom edge).
Sets the horizontal position of
the center of the box cursor.
Sets the vertical position of the
center of the box cursor.
Sets the horizontal position of
the center marker.
Sets the vertical position of the
center marker.
Turns the display of the aspect
safety zone on and off.
Selects the range of the aspect
safety zone (80%/90%/92.5%/
95%).
You can set the following items on the VF
SETTING page.
Item
Description
ZEBRA
Turns the zebra display on or
a)
off.
ZEBRA
Selects ZEBRA 1, ZEBRA 2 or
SELECT
BOTH.
ZEBRA 1
Adjusts the level of the zebra 1
DET. LVL
(20% to 70% to 107%) display.
ZEBRA 1
Adjusts the aperture level of the
APT. LVL
zebra 1 display. (1% to 10% to
20%)
ZEBRA 2
Adjusts the level of the zebra 2
DET. LVL
(52% to 100% to 109%)
display.
VF DETAIL
Adjusts the sharpness of the
LEVEL
viewfinder (–99 to 99).
VF ASPECT
Specifies whether to set the
(SD)
viewfinder screen and LCD
monitor aspect ratio
automatically or to set it to 16:9
when the IMX50/40/30 or
DVCAM recording format is
selected.
When "16:9" is selected, then
the screen is always displayed
as a 16:9 screen (before being
cut out to 4:3), even when
ASPECT RATIO (SD) is set to
"4:3".
a) If you are using a viewfinder which is not
equipped with a ZEBRA switch, use this item to
turn the display on and off. If you are using a
viewfinder with a ZEBRA switch, you can turn
the display on and off either with the ZEBRA
switch or with this menu operation.
3
Turn the MENU knob to change the
setting, and press the MENU knob.
4
Repeat steps 2 and 3 until you have set
all of the desired items.
Recording shot data
superimposed on the color bars
In the SHOT DISP page of the USER menu, you
can select which shot data is recorded
superimposed on the color bars. You can also
select which of the shot IDs (1 to 4) set in the
SHOT DATA page is recorded superimposed on
the picture.

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