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Specifying An Offset For The Auto White Balance Setting - Sony PDW-680 Operation Manual

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1
Display the WHITE page of the PAINT
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.
You can set the following items on the
WHITE page.
Item
Description
COLOR
Sets the color temperature for
TEMP <A>
the desired value. Adjust the
value while looking at the real
image because error tends to be
bigger for adjustment of high
color temperature.
C TEMP
Adjusts the value more
BAL <A>
precisely when the color
temperature adjustment
through COLOR TEMP is not
satisfactory.
R GAIN <A> Changes only the value of R
GAIN.
B GAIN <A> Changes only the value of B
GAIN.
The above table shows the adjustment of the
white balance of channel A. Items followed
by <B> are used to adjust the white balance
of channel B.
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.
Specifying an offset for the auto
white balance setting
By setting an offset for the value of auto white
balance, you can make the picture warmer or
colder.
(How to select an item in the menu screen: Turn
the MENU knob to move b to the desired item.)
1
Display the OFFSET WHT 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.
You can set the following items in the
OFFSET WHT page.
Item
Description
OFFSET
When this item is set to ON,
WHITE <A>
the offset adjusted on this page
is added to the white balance
for channel A.
WARM-
When OFFSET WHITE <A>
COOL <A>
is "ON", sets the offset for the
white balance of channel A,
using the color temperature.
Adjust the value while looking
at the real image because error
tends to be bigger for
adjustment of high color
temperature.
WARM-
Adjusts the value more
COOL BAL
precisely if the adjustment by
<A>
WARM-COOL <A> is not
satisfactory.
OFFSET
When this item is set to ON,
WHITE <B>
the offset adjusted on this page
is added to the white balance
for channel B.
WARM-
When OFFSET WHITE <B>
COOL <B>
is "ON", sets the offset for the
white balance of channel B,
using the color temperature.
Adjust the value while looking
at the real image because error
tends to be bigger for
adjustment of high color
temperature.
WARM-
Adjusts the value more
COOL BAL
precisely if the adjustment by
<B>
WARM-COOL <B> is not
satisfactory.
3
Set the WHITE BAL switch to the
channel (A or B) that you want to set.
Note
If the WHITE BAL switch is not set to A or B, the
adjusted value is not reflected in the video output
even though you carry out the following operation.
4
Turn the MENU knob to change the
setting, and press the MENU knob.
If you want to set the other channel, go back
to step 2.
Adjustments and Settings from Menus
211

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