The unit is operating in Auto
Interval Rec mode (**M**S:
Indicates the shooting interval in
minutes and seconds).
The unit is operating in the single-
shot mode of Manual Interval Rec
mode (*FRAME: Indicates the
number of frames recorded in one
The unit is operating in the
consecutive mode of Manual
Interval Rec mode (**S (M/H):
Indicates the trigger interval, in
seconds (minutes or hours),
*FRAME: Indicates the number
of frames recorded in one shot).
LOW LIGHT Depending on the setting, the
subject illumination is inadequate.
The backup battery of the internal
clock is empty.
If this message continues to
appear even after the unit is
powered off and on again several
times, then the factory adjustment
data is invalid. Contact a Sony
a) Contact a Sony service representative to replace the
VDR operation messages are displayed in the
setting change and adjustment progress message
display area of the viewfinder screen (see
page 30). Take the actions listed in the following
A disc that cannot be used by this
unit was inserted. Insert another
Index file or file system error.
Exchange or format the disc.
A recorded clip cannot be handled
by this unit. Exchange or format
The disc could not be formatted
automatically. Exchange the disc.
A disc that cannot be recorded was
inserted. To record, exchange the
Non AV Full
The disc is full. Exchange or
MAX # Files
format the disc.
DI read err
The disc was not recognized. Try
ejecting the disc and inserting it
DRV ADJ err
again. Or exchange the disc.
A disc that requires salvage was
inserted. To record on the disc,
eject the disc, insert it again, and
execute salvage processing.
Salvage processing failed.
For details, see "Handling of discs
when recording does not end
normally (salvage function)" on
The loaded disc cannot be
salvaged by this unit. The
"XXXX" in the message is a code
for XDCAM devices that can
salvage the disc. Refer to the list
of device codes (see page 74) and
salvage the disc using one of the
The Write Inhibit tab of the disc is
in the recording disabled position,
or salvage processing needs to be
done on the loaded disc. Set the
tab to the recording enabled
position. Or eject the disc, insert it
again, and perform salvage
This appears when mixed format
recording mode is disabled and the
current resolution or system
frequency setting of this unit does
not match the resolution or system
frequency of the inserted disc. To
carry out recording operations,
exchange the disc, or change the
resolution or system frequency
setting of this unit, or enable
mixed format recording mode.