Select USER FILE SAVE, and press the
The USER SAVE page appears.
Up to 20 pages, from P00 to P19, can be used
to save user files to the "Memory Stick".
Each page can hold up to five files.
Turn the MENU knob until the page
which contains the desired file number
appears, and press the MENU knob.
Select the desired file number, and
press the MENU knob.
The message "SAVE OK? YES b NO"
If a file number is followed by "NEW FILE",
this means that the file is empty. If data is
stored in the file, the file number is followed
by the file name.
To carry out the save, select YES and
press the MENU knob.
To cancel, press the MENU knob leaving b
pointing to NO.
The access indicator lights. When the saving
is completed, the message "COMPLETE"
appears and the access indicator goes off.
If no "Memory Stick" has been inserted
The message "NO MEMORY STICK" will
appear. Insert a "Memory Stick" and carry
out the operation once again.
If you select a file number where data has
already been saved
The message "OVERWRITE OK? YES b
• To stop overwriting, press the MENU knob
leaving b pointing to NO.
• To overwrite, select YES and press the
You can select the information displayed on
each USER SAVE or USER LOAD page.
For details, see "To select the file information
items to be displayed" on page 217.
About the USER menu settings to be saved in the
Settings for items on all pages of the USER menu
are saved in the "Memory Stick" as a user file.
Saving and Recalling User Files
The following items cannot be saved.
• LOAD CUSTOM DATA, LOAD OUT OF USER,
BEFORE FILE PAGE, and USER LOAD WHITE on
the USER FILE 2 page
• SCENE WHITE DATA on the REFERENCE page
• LENS FILE SELECT on the LENS FILE page
• SYSTEM FREQUENCY and COUNTRY on the
• NUMERIC on the CLIP TITLE page
• SKIN AREA IND and SKIN DTL SELECT on the
SKIN DETAIL page
• MATRIX AREA IND and MTX(MULTI) AXIS on
the MTX MULTI page
If data cannot be saved
If one of the following error messages appears
during or after the save operation, then the data
was not saved.
Error message Cause
switch on the
Stick" is set to
To set the file ID
You can set an file ID before you save your data
as a user file. This will help you identify the user
file quickly. The file ID that has been set is saved
together with the data.
Set the file ID before saving data in the "Memory Stick".
Otherwise, the file ID is not saved with the other data.
(How to select an item in the menu screen: Turn
the MENU knob to move b to the desired item.)
Display the USER FILE page of the
For details on menu operations, see "Basic
menu operations" on page 189.
Set the LOCK
switch to the
consult a Sony