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					                                  Sony Mavica Digital Cameras
 Parts Identification (FD 100)
                                                                                        DISK EJECT Button               FLOPPY
                                   LCD Screen             POWER Switch                  Ejects the disk from the         DISK
                                                          Slide down to turn the        camera.                          SLOT
                                                          power on/off.




LCD Backlight
Turns LCD Screen                                PLAY/ STILL/ MOVIE Button
light On/Off                                    Set to STILL to take pictures.
                                                Set to MOVIE to record movies.
                                                Set to PLAY to view pictures and
                                                movies.




FLASH Button
Controls the Flash
functions.




  FOCUS Button
  Controls Macro and Manual                                                                                  USB Jack
  focusing                                                                                                   Open cover to
                                                                                       MS-FD Switch          plug in USB
                                              DISPLAY Button                           Floppy Disk/
                                              Displays or removes indicators                                 cable.
                                                                                       Memory Stick
         PROGRAM Button                       on the LCD screen.                       selector.
         Selects different auto-exposure
         options.
                                                               CONTROL Button                          Memory Stick Slot
                                                               Controls the feature/                   Open cover to insert/eject
                                                               function menus.                         memory stick.
 Inserting/Ejecting a Disk


                                                          To Insert the Floppy Disk:
                                                          Insert the disk in the disk slot on the side of the camera until it clicks.

                                                          To Remove the Floppy Disk:
                                                          While sliding the EJECT lock left, slide the DISK EJECT button down.



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Using the CONTROL Button
                      The CONTROL Button works like a joystick. You can select different function/feature options by
                      pressing the upper, lower, left or right side of the CONTROL Button (to move up, down, left or right
                      on the screen or within the menu options). To enter your selection, press the center of the
                      CONTROL Button.
                          Press to execute.


 Formatting a 3.5” Disk
 The Sony Mavica uses a 3.5” high density disk. To format a floppy disk:
 1. Turn the camera ON.
 2.   Be sure the MS/FD Switch is set to FD.
 3. Insert a disk into the disk slot in the camera. If the disk is not PC formatted a “Format Error” message will appear on
      the LCD screen.
 4. Press the       on the Control Button. The menu bar appears on the LCD screen.
 5. Select FILE with the Control Button, the press the center of the button to open the FILE menu.
 6. Select FORMAT in the DISK TOOL with the Control Button, then press the center of the button to execute.

      Disk Tool


                                              DISK COPY: Copies all data stored on the floppy disk to another floppy disk
                                              FORMAT: Formats the floppy disk in the camera (formatting erases ALL data
                                                        on the disk)




  Camera Modes
  Play - Used to view previously recorded still images and movies
  Still - Used to record a still image (i.e. take a picture)
  Movie - Used to record up to 60 seconds of moving images in MPEG format (no audio)

Taking Pictures (Press-Pause-Press)
1. Remove the lens cap.
2. Slide POWER button down to turn on the power.
3. Insert a disk in the Disk Drive.

                              4. Set the PLAY/ STILL/ MOVIE button to STILL. An image of whatever
                                  the camera is pointing toward will appear on the LCD screen.

                              5. Press the shutter button halfway down.
                                  The AE lock indicator     appears on the LCD Screen. When the
                                  green dot stops flashing and a beep is heard, the AE (auto-
                                  exposure), AWB (auto white balance) and AF (auto focus) are frozen.

                              6. Continue pressing the shutter button the rest of the way down. The
                                  image is recorded on the disk. (RECORDING appears on the LCD
                                  screen.) Be careful not to jar the camera, eject the disk or turn off the
                                  power while the camera is recording the image to disk.

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Recording Movies
1. Set the PLAY/ STILL/ MOVIE button to MOVIE.
2. Press the shutter button fully down momentarily, then release. The moving images are recorded for the length which
   you selected in the File Menu (5, 10 or 15 seconds).
   OR
   Press and hold the shutter button fully down. The images are recorded until you release the shutter button.
    (Maximum 60 seconds when recording 160 x 112; 15 seconds when recording 320 x 240)

Indicators on the LCD Screen when the Camera is in STILL Mode
                                                         Recording     Image
                           Remaining           Macro      Mode         Quality
                           Battery Time      Indicator
                                                                                 Number of Stored Images

                                                                                         Remaining Disk Capacity
         Program AE

         Flash Indicator
      Picture Effect




            Self Timer                                                                   MENU Bar



Viewing Pictures
1. Make sure the power is ON and that there is a disk containing pictures in the Disk Drive.
2. Set the PLAY/ STILL/ MOVIE Button to PLAY. The last picture on the disk will appear on the LCD screen.
3. Use the CONTROL Button to click on the arrows (              ) to move to the next or previous picture.

Indicators on the LCD Screen when the Camera is in PLAY Mode
                                             Recording                   Number of Stored
                                                               Image
                                               Mode                      Images on the Disk
                     Remaining                                  Size
                    Battery Time
                                                                                               Remaining Disk
                                                                                                 Capacity



                                                                                                   First Frame
                 PLAY Button                                                                        of Movie
                 for Movies



        Move Forward/Previous
               INDEX Button                                                                     MENU Bar



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PLAY Mode
                            Single Picture Mode                  Index Mode                  Use the DOWN ARROW to
Click the SINGLE ARROW                                                                       view the next 6 images.
to play a movie.
                                                                                             Use the UP ARROW to view
Click the RIGHT or LEFT                                                                      the previous 6 images.
ARROW to view the next or
                                                                                             To display a single image, use
previous image.
                                                                                             the control button to move the
                                                                                             YELLOW BOX to the image
Click the INDEX Button to
                                                                                             you want to view, then push
view pictures in Index
                                                                                             the center of CONTROL
Mode.
                                                                                             BUTTON to view that image.


Changing the Camera Settings
Settings listed here are for the Mavica FD100. Other models have similar settings.
Menu items that can be used to change camera settings differ depending on the position of the PLAY/ STILL/ MOVIE
selector and the MS/FD Selector. The LCD screen shows only the items available for the current setting.

Options in STILL or MOVIE Mode
SELF TIMER MENU - Used to record images with the self-timer.

 EFFECT MENU
              DATE/TIME: Sets whether to insert the date and time into the image (STILL only).
              P. EFFECT: You can select one of four Picture Effect settings. (Default is to have none of these selected.)
                            SOLARIZE - The light intensity is more clear, and the picture looks like an illustration.
                            NEG. ART - The color and brightness of the picture is reversed.
                            SEPIA - Picture is sepia, giving it an “old photo” look.
                            B & W - Picture is recorded in monochrome (black and white).




     SOLARIZE                         NEG. ART                            SEPIA                              B&W

FILE MENU
       DISK TOOL (FD): FORMAT - Used to format the 3.5” disk in the camera.
                            DISKCOPY - Copies all of the images stored on one floppy disk onto another floppy disk.

          FORMAT (MS): FORMAT - Used to format the Memory Stick in the camera.
          FILE NUMBER: SERIES - Number images in sequence even when the floppy disk is changed.
                            NORMAL - Resets the image number each time the floppy disk is changed.

           CLIP MOTION: Sets the image size and number of frames for creating GIF format animation. Clip Motion is a
                              function that plays back still images in succession (STILL ONLY).
                            160x120 (Normal): Up to 10 frames can be recorded(suitable for use on web pages, etc.).
                            80x72 (Mobile): Up to 2 frames can be recorded (suitable for use with Portable Data Terminals).
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Options in STILL or MOVIE Mode (cont.)

FILE MENU (cont.)
    IMAGE SIZE (FD): Selects the image size when recording images.
                        STILL mode options: 1280 x 960, 1280(3:2), 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
                        MOVIE mode options: 320 x 240, 160 x 112

    IMAGE SIZE (MS): Selects the image size when recording images.
                        STILL mode options: 1280(FINE), 1280(3:2)F, 1024(FINE), 640(FINE)
                        MOVIE mode options: 320 x 240, 160 x 112

           REC MODE: STILL mode options:
                        TIFF - Records a TIFF (uncompressed) file in addition to the JPEG file (MS ONLY)
                        TEXT - Records a GIF file in black-and-white
                        E-MAIL - Records a small-size (320 x 240) JPEG file in addition to the selected image size
                        NORMAL - Records a JPEG file in the selected image size

       REC TIME SET: MOVIE mode options: 5 seconds, 10 seconds, 15 seconds




CAMERA MENU

                    ISO: Selects the ISO film speed. When recording under dark conditions or recording a fast-moving
                        subject, use a high-number setting. To record high-quality images, use a low-number setting.
                        Options: 400, 200, 100, AUTO (STILL Only)

       DIGITAL ZOOM: Turn Digital Zoom ON/OFF (STILL Only)

         SHARPNESS: Adjusts the sharpness of the image (STILL Only)
                        Options: +2 to -2

    WHITE BALANCE: Sets the white balance
                        INDOOR - Use this setting in places where lighting condition changes quickly, under bright
                        lighting such as a photography studio, under sodium or mercury lamps
                        OUTDOOR - Use this setting when recording a sunrise/sunset, night scene, neon signs, or
                        fireworks, under daytime fluorescent lights
                        HOLD - Use this setting when recording a single-colored subject or background
                        AUTO - Adjusts the white balance automatically

        FLASH LEVEL: Sets the flash level (STILL Only)
                        HIGH - Makes the flash level higher than normal
                        NORMAL - Normal flash level
                        LOW - Makes the flash level lower than normal
           EXPOSURE: Adjusts the exposure before recording
                     Options: +2.0EV to -2.0EV




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Options in STILL or MOVIE Mode (cont.)

SETUP MENU

            DEMO MODE: Plays a demo of camera features (this option only appears when camera is plugged into the AC
                            power adaptor). When the camera is ON (plugged in to AC), the DEMO will begin if the camera is
                            not operated for approximately 10 minutes. To stop the DEMO turn the camera OFF.

             VIDEO OUT: Sets the signal type for video out (NTSC or PAL)

         FLASH LEVEL: Sets the flash level
                            HIGH - Makes the flash level higher than normal
                            NORMAL - Normal flash level
                            LOW - Makes the flash level lower than normal
              LANGUAGE: Display menu items in ENGLISH or JAPANESE

             CLOCK SET: Sets the date and time

                     BEEP: Turns BEEP and SHUTTER sounds ON/OFF
                            SHUTTER - Turns off the BEEP only, SHUTTER still sounds
                            ON - Turns on the BEEP and SHUTTER sounds
                            OFF - Turns off the BEEP and SHUTTER sounds
            LCD BRIGHT: Adjusts the LCD screen brightness using - / + on the LCD screen




Options in PLAY MODE
INDEX - To display six recorded images at a time (available in Single Display mode only).

   (RETURN) - Returns to the Single Display mode (available in Index Display mode only).

DELETE - To delete the displayed image.

FILE MENU

       DISK TOOL (FD): FORMAT - Formats the floppy disk in the camera
                             DISKCOPY - Copies all images on one disk to another disk

           FORMAT (MS): FORMAT - Used to format the Memory Stick in the camera.

             SLIDE SHOW: Available on in Single mode (not Index)
                             INTERVAL - Set an interval between images in the slide show (3 sec., 5 sec., 10 sec.,
                             30 sec., 1 min.)
                             REPEAT - Repeats the slide show
                             START - Starts the slide show
                             CANCEL - Cancels the slide show and the slide show settings

                      COPY: Copies the displayed image

             PRINT MARK: Marks the images to be printed (for use when you have your images printed at a shop that
                             conforms with the DPOF [Digital Print Order Format] standard).

                PROTECT: Protects the displayed image from being deleted

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Options in PLAY (cont.)

TOOL MENU

              COPY (FD): FD            FD - Copies the image from one floppy disk to another floppy disk.

                             FD        MS - Copies the image from a floppy disk to the Memory Stick.

              COPY (MS): MS             MS - Copies the image from one Memory Stick to another Memory Stick.

                             MS         FD - Copies the image from the Memory Stick to a floppy disk.

              RESIZE (FD):   Available in Single Display mode only. Changes the image size of a previously recorded image.
                             The original image is also retained. Options: 1280x960, 1024x768, 640x480

             RESIZE (MS): Available in Single Display mode only. Changes the image size of a previously recorded image.
                             The original image is also retained. Options: 1280 (FINE), 1024 (FINE), 640 (FINE)


SETUP MENU

              VIDEO OUT: Sets the video signal to NTSC mode or PAL mode

               LANGUAGE: Displays the menu items in English or Japanese

             CLOCK SET: Sets the date and time

                      BEEP: Turns BEEP and SHUTTER sounds ON/OFF
                             SHUTTER - Turns off the BEEP only, SHUTTER still sounds
                             ON - Turns on the BEEP and SHUTTER sounds
                             OFF - Turns off the BEEP and SHUTTER sounds
              LCD BRIGHT: Adjusts the LCD screen brightness using - / + on the LCD screen




Image Sizes/ Recording Times/ per Disk
 Stills                                                                 Movies

                          Approximate Number of Images                                       Approximate Time
 Image Size             Floppy Disk       8MB Memory Stick              Image Size           Floppy         8MB Memory
                                                                                               Disk            Stick
 1280 x 960                       6                12
 1280 (3:2)                       6                12                   320 x 240              15 sec.            80 sec.
 1024 x 768                   10                   20                   160 x 112             60 sec.          320 sec.
 640 x 480                    30                   48




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PROGRAM AE Function
You can select one of the Auto Exposure settings depending on the situation. (The default is to have none of these
selected. Available in Still Mode only)


        Twilight Mode - Suppresses the blurring of colors of a bright subject in a dark place so
        that you can record the subject without losing the dark atmosphere of the surroundings.

    +   Twilight Plus Mode - Increases the effectiveness of the twilight mode function.

         Landscape Mode - For distant subjects such as mountains behind an obstacle
         such as a window or screen. Focuses only on the distant object.

        Panfocus Mode - Changes the focus quickly and simply from a close subjects to a
        distant subject. Or, for recording with flash in a dark place where it is hard to bring the
        camera into focus.

        Spot light-Metering Mode - Select this mode when there is backlight or when
        there is strong contrast between the subject and the background, etc. Position the
        point you want to record at the spot light-metering cross hair.
              LCD Screen
                                        Spot light-metering cross hair




 FLASH - Press the FLASH button to cycle through the flash options:
          Auto (no indicator)

          Auto red eye reduction

          Forced Flash

          No Flash




 SELF-TIMER
 To use the self-timer, first select it with the CONTROL button. The self-timer indicator will appear at the top center of the
 LCD screen. Aim the camera and push the shutter button. About 10 seconds after the shutter button has been pushed
 the image will be recorded.




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 Installing the Battery Pack
                                                                    1
 1. Slide the BATT button in the direction of the arrow to
    open the battery cover.
                                                                                       2
 2. Insert the battery pack with the   mark facing toward
                                                                                                          3
    the battery compartment.                                                                                     2
                                                                   (base)

 3. Close the cover until it clicks.                                                                  1




 Removing the Battery Pack
 1. Slide the BATT button in the direction of the arrow to
    open the battery cover.

 2. Pull the plastic locking tab in the direction of the
    arrow to release the battery pack. (Be careful not to
    drop the battery pack.)

 3. Close the cover until it clicks.




Charging the Battery Pack (external charger)                                                          To Wall Outlet

1. Connect the power cord to a wall outlet.                                                       1
2. Insert the battery pack in the direction of the mark.
   Slide it down until it clicks.
   The CHARGE lamp (orange) lights up. Charging                                                   Charge Lamp (orange)
                                                                 Battery Pack
   begins.

To remove the battery pack, slide the battery pack up.                         2                 Battery Charger




Charging the Battery Pack (internal charge) - FD100
1. Insert the battery pack into your camera.
                                                                                           DC IN Cover
2. Open the DC IN cover and connect the DC connecting plug
    to the DC in jack of your camera with the mark facing up.
                                                                                                          AC Power Adaptor
3. Connect the power cord to the AC power adapter and then
                                                                            DC Connecting Plug
    to a wall outlet.
    The ON/CHG lamp (orange) below the LCD screen lights up when
    charging begins.
                                                                                                                 To Wall Outlet
  NOTE: Be sure to turn OFF the power to the camera. When the
  camera is on, the battery pack cannot be charged.


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