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4-181-312-12 (1)
Wi-Fi Adapter

Operating Instructions

Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it for future reference.
© 2010 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    4-181-312-12 (1) Wi-Fi Adapter Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. CBK-WA01 © 2010 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 IN CONNECTION WITH THIS MANUAL, THE SOFTWARE OR OTHER INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN OR THE USE THEREOF. Sony Corporation reserves the right to make any modification to this manual or the information contained herein at any time without notice. The software described herein may also be governed by...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Displaying the Web Menu..............12 Pages in the Web Menu............... 12 Starting a Wi-Fi Connection..............13 Performing IEEE 802.1x Authentication ..........14 Using Sony Planning Metadata Add-in........15 Displaying Planning Metadata ............15 Sony Planning Metadata Operation Screen......... 15 Creating Planning Metadata ..............16 Saving Planning Metadata to a Desired Location .......
  • Page 4: Overview

    ASSIGN switch, you can create shot marks during recording or playback, at any location and with the name you choose.) The CBK-WA01 Wi-Fi Adapter is a wireless LAN adapter for connecting a PDW-700/F800 Professional Disc Below are the system requirements for Sony Planning...
  • Page 5: Example Uses

    Example Uses The figure below shows an example use of a camcorder with a CBK-WA01 installed. Shooting location Connecting in ad hoc mode CBK-WA01 Computer Broadcasting station/ control center Send/receive email Computer (Sony Planning Metadata Add-in is installed) Camcorder Smart phone...
  • Page 6: Configuring Your Camcorder To Enable Wi-fi Connections

    Wi-Fi adapter. On the NETWORK SETTING page, set DHCP to “DISABLE” and change the value of IP ADDRESS as For details, contact your Sony dealer or a Sony service required. representative. The default IP address is “”.
  • Page 7: Making A Wi-fi Connection To Your Computer (ad Hoc Mode)

    Click [Advanced...] under [Preferred networks] in the Making a Wi-Fi [Wireless Networks] tab to open the [Advanced] dialog. Select [Computer-to-computer (ad hoc) Connection to Your networks only], then click [Close] to close the dialog. Computer (Ad hoc Mode) Click [Add] under [Preferred networks] in the [Wireless Networks] tab.
  • Page 8: Starting A Connection

    address automatically”), and in step 6, select “Any Click [Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)] in the available network (access point preferred)”. [Network] tab, and then click [Properties]. The [Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) For Windows Vista Properties] dialog opens. To create a network Click [Use the following IP address], and make the following settings.
  • Page 9 [Wireless Network Connection] dialog, and then click [Connect]. For Windows Vista In the [Network and Sharing Center] window, click [Connect to a network] under [Tasks]. Click [WF1] in the [Connect to a network] dialog, and then click [Connect]. On your camcorder, select Wi-Fi SETUP: EXEC on If the network is not found the M26 Wi-Fi page of the MAINTENANCE menu, On the NETWORKS page, select ESC and press the...
  • Page 10 When the menu display is cleared, the Wi-Fi status To revert to the default settings (reset) indication which shows the wireless connection is If you have trouble making a connection, or you want to successful appears on the upper right on the LCD start over, you can reset your Wi-Fi connection settings to monitor (four squares and “11g”...
  • Page 11: Using A Wireless Lan Access Point (infrastructure Mode)

    Connecting via WPS Using a Wireless LAN Access Point Notes (Infrastructure Mode) • Make sure that your access point supports WPS. • The procedure below illustrates the use of the PDW-700. The menu numbers may be different for other camcorder models.
  • Page 12: Using The Web Menu (for Pdw-700/f800 Only)

    When the connection is complete, the WPS STATUS Using the Web Menu (For display changes to “OK”. PDW-700/F800 Only) To enter a PIN code Enter the PIN code displayed when you selected “PIN If the camcorder is connected to the computer by Ethernet CODE”...
  • Page 13: Starting A Wi-fi Connection

    Item Setting operations Data Encryption Select [WEP] to use WEP, and select [Disable] not to use WEP. Input select Depending on the setting of [WEP Key], select ASCII or HEX (hexadecimal digits), and the number of characters (digits). WEP Key 1 to 4 Enter the WEP key (network key).
  • Page 14: Performing Ieee 802.1x Authentication

    When the connection completes, the connection status Authentication settings area will appear in the Wi-Fi Status area. Consult with your network administrator for details about the authentication settings. To configure a connection If the desired SSID does not appear on the Wireless Networks list, enter the SSID and settings (see page 9), then click [Execute] and then [Reconnect].
  • Page 15: Using Sony Planning Metadata Add-in

    When you start Microsoft Outlook on the computer on Metadata Add-in which you installed Sony Planning Metadata Add-in, a [Sony Planning Metadata] folder is added to the [Tasks] window. This section describes how to use the included Sony Click the [Sony Planning Metadata] folder to display the...
  • Page 16: Creating Planning Metadata

    Sending planning metadata as email attachments (see page 18) Transferring planning metadata to a camcorder (see page 19) Registering camcorders as transfer destination (see page 19) Displaying information about Sony Planning Metadata Add-in Double click to open the [IPM.Task.Planning Task] window (see page 16) [Sony Planning Metadata] folder...
  • Page 17 [IPM.Task.Planning Task] window. Using functions of Microsoft Outlook, you can add user- defined fields such as [ASCII Filename], [Assignment Id], Select [IPM.Task.Planning Task] in the [Select from:] or [MediaName] to the IPM.Task.Planning Task group. list. Using Sony Planning Metadata Add-in...
  • Page 18: Saving Planning Metadata To A Desired Location

    The name that appears in the When your computer and camcorder are connected, you [Filename] field is the file name set for the clip. can also save planning metadata to /General/Sony/ Planning. Using Sony Planning Metadata Add-in...
  • Page 19: Transferring Planning Metadata To A Camcorder

    When your computer and camcorder are connected, you Example: if the IP address is “” can also save planning metadata to /General/Sony/ Type “” in the address bar. Planning. If the connection is complete, a page will appear To register a transfer destination asking you to enter the user name and password.
  • Page 20 The dialog will close automatically when the transfer is complete and the planning metadata is loaded on the camcorder. If the transfer fails A message will appear to inform you of this fact. Click [Close] to close the dialog. Using Sony Planning Metadata Add-in...
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    Sony service department. “Unknown USB” appears when I connect This appears when a non-Sony USB connection wireless LAN adapter is the adapter. connected. Only CBK-WA01 wireless LAN adapters (this unit) can be used with an XDCAM camcorder. Troubleshooting...
  • Page 22 Check the settings of the camcorder and computer. If it is solid (status 4): The wireless connection is complete. If your application (Sony Planning Metadata Add-in or live logging) does not function in this status, confirm the procedure in “Configuring Your Camcorder to Enable Wi-Fi Connections”...
  • Page 23 If there is no recording media in the camcorder, insert one. If the media is write protected, turn off write protection. Open the [Settings] dialog of Sony Planning Metadata Add-in, and make sure that the registration information is correct (see page 19).
  • Page 24 When making live logging connection Problem Resolution I cannot log in. Make sure that the camcorder and computer are connected to the network. If the disc camcorder’s Live Logging Mode is set to “OFF”, set it to “VIEW” . If the disc camcorder is set to thumbnail mode, turn thumbnail mode off. Make sure that nobody else is logged in.

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