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Setting The Electronic Shutter; Shutter Modes - Sony PDW-680 Operation Manual

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WB
ATW HOLD MEMORY: OFF
ATW: ON
a) White balance settings stored in memory
A, B, or C
WB
ATW HOLD MEMORY: ON
ATW: ON
b) White balance settings immediately
before ATW was turned off.
White balance settings used when ATW is turned
off
(WB: White balance setting value, t: Shooting
time)
If a memory error occurs
If the error message ": STORED DATA : NG"
flashes on the viewfinder screen when the
camcorder is turned on, the white balance and
black balance memory contents have been lost.
Adjust the white balance and black balance again.
Contact a Sony representative if this message
continues to appear even after the white balance
and black balance have been adjusted again.
For details, refer to the Maintenance Manual.
a)
t
ATW: OFF
b)
t
ATW: OFF
Setting the Electronic
Shutter

Shutter modes

The shutter modes that can be used with the
electronic shutter and the shutter speeds that can
be selected are listed below.
Standard mode
Select this mode for shooting fast-moving
subjects with little blurring.
System
Shutter speed (unit: seconds)
frequency
59.94i
1
1
/
,
/
100
125
1
/
2000
50i
1
1
/
,
/
60
125
1
/
2000
ECS (Extended Clear Scan) mode
Select this mode for obtaining images with no
horizontal bands of noise when shooting subjects
such as monitor screens.
System frequency
Shutter speed (unit: Hz)
59.94i
60.00 to 4300
50i
50.00 to 4700
SLS (slow speed shutter) mode
Select this mode for shooting subjects in low level
lighting conditions.
Shutter speed (unit: frames): 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 16
Notes
• Whatever the operating mode of the electronic
shutter, the sensitivity decreases with increasing
shutter speed.
• When the automatic iris is used, the iris opens
wider as the shutter speed increases, thus
reducing the depth of field.
• Under artificial light, particularly fluorescent or
mercury lamps, the light intensity may appear to
be constant, but the red, green, and blue
intensities are actually changing in
synchronization with the frequency of the
power supply causing flicker. Using an
electronic shutter under such lighting could

Setting the Electronic Shutter

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1
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