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White Balance Memory - Sony PDW-510 Operation Manual

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WHITE : NG
COLOR TEMP HIGH
WHITE : NG
COLOR TEMP LOW
WHITE : NG
TIME LIMIT
WHITE : NG
POOR WHITE AREA
WHITE : NG
OVER LEVEL
If any of the above error messages is displayed, retry the
white balance adjustment. If the error message occurs
again, an internal check is necessary.
For information about this internal check, refer to the
Maintenance Manual.
If you have no time to adjust the white
balance
Set the WHITE BAL switch to PRST.
The white balance is automatically set as follows,
depending on the FILTER selector setting.
• PDW-530/530P:
B: 3200K, C: 4300 K, D: 6300K
• PDW-510/510P:
1: 3200 K, 3: 5600 K
For details about setting the white balance manually, see
"To automatically adjust the white balance" on page 90.

White balance memory

Values stored in memory are held until the white balance
is next adjusted.
There are two sets of white balance memories, A and B,
and adjustments for each of the filters can be automatically
stored in the memory corresponding to the setting (A or B)
of the WHITE BAL switch. The camcorder has four built-
in filters, so a total of eight (4 × 2) adjustments can be
stored. The number of memories allocated to each of A and
B can be limited to one by setting the WHT FILTER INH.
item to "ON" on the FUNCTION 3 page of the
MAINTENANCE menu. In this case, the memory
contents are not linked to the filter settings.
If the WHITE BAL switch is set to B, and on the
FUNCTION 2 page of the OPERATION menu, the
WHITE SWITCH <B> item is set to "ATW", the ATW
function is activated to automatically adjust the white
balance of the picture being shot for varying lighting
conditions.
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5-2 Adjusting the Black Balance and the White Balance
Meaning
The color temperature is too high.
Select a suitable filter setting.
The color temperature is too low.
Select a suitable filter setting.
Adjustment could not be completed
within the standard number of
attempts.
The white area could not be
checked.
The white video level is too high.
Either stop down the lens iris or
change the ND filter.
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
your 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.

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