Sony DCR-TRV460 Camera Operations Guide

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  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 1
    3-087-921-12(1) Camera Operations Guide [US] Camera Operations Guide Read this first Digital Video Camera Recorder DCR-TRV361/TRV460 TM SERIES © 2004 Sony Corporation
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 2
    Read this first Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly, and retain it for future reference. For customers in ...to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. b Notice • If static ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 3
    ...only. Regulatory Information Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: DCR-TRV460 Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. Address: 680 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, NJ 07649 ... whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. DCR-TRV Serial No. Model ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 4
    ... 22) • Do not hold the camcorder by the following parts. Notes on using this manual • The images of the LCD screen and the viewfinder used on this manual are captured using a digital still camera, and ... you start reading this manual, check the model name of your camcorder. Viewfinder LCD ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 5
    Table of Contents Quick Start Guide : Features available for tape only. : Features available for "Memory Stick" only. Read ... a still image on a "Memory Stick" while recording movies on a tape ...32 Recording with ease - Easy Handycam ...33 Recording a movie ...33 Recording a still image ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 6
    ...Flexible spot meter ...35 Adjusting the exposure manually ...36 Recording in dark places - NightShot ...END SEARCH ...44 Searching manually - EDIT SEARCH ...45 Reviewing the most recently recorded ...back in various modes from a "Memory Stick" ...50 Playing back with ease - Easy Handycam ...51...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 7
    ... the (CAMERA SET) menu - PROGRAM AE/16:9 WIDE, etc...61 Using the (MEMORY SET) menu - QUALITY/IMAGE SIZE/ALL ERASE/NEW FOLDER, etc...65 ... pictures ...98 Refer also to other operating instructions supplied with your camcorder: • Editing images with your computer cComputer Applications Guide 7
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 8
    Quick Start Guide Recording movies 1 Attach the charged battery pack to the camcorder. To charge the battery, see page 14. a Lift up the ... of the The cassette compartment cassette. comes out automatically. Window-side OPEN/EJECT lever a Slide the 8 Quick Start Guide
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 9
    ... date and time, see page 19. a Remove the lens cap. Lens cap is not attached when you purchase your camcorder (p. 126). Quick Start Guide b Press OPEN and open the LCD panel. c While pressing the green button, slide the POWER switch down to ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 10
    ... images 1 Attach the charged battery pack to the camcorder. To charge the battery, see page 14.... the battery pack in the direction of the arrow until it clicks. 2 Insert a "Memory Stick" into the camcorder. ... is at the bottom left corner. Push in until it clicks. b mark 10 Quick Start Guide
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 11
    ... and time, see page 19. a Remove the lens cap. Lens cap is not attached when you purchase your camcorder (p. 126). Quick Start Guide b Press OPEN and open the LCD panel. c While pressing the green button, slide the POWER switch repeatedly until ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 12
    Recording/Playing back with ease By switching to Easy Handycam operation, recording/playback operation becomes even easier. Easy... and screen font size increases (2) during Easy Handycam operation. Easy Handycam operation ON For details, see instructions for each operation. See page 33 for recording...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 13
    ... Stick" media is only supplied with DCR-TRV361. There is no "Memory Stick" media supplied with DCR-TRV460. Wireless Remote Commander (1) A button-type lithium battery ... cloth (1) Camera Operations Guide (This manual) (1) Power cord (1) Computer Applications Guide (1) Lens cap (1) ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 14
    ... by attaching the "InfoLITHIUM" battery pack (M series) to your camcorder. b Notes • You cannot use ...-circuit the DC plug of the AC Adaptor or battery terminals with any metallic objects. This may... the AC Adaptor to the DC IN jack on your camcorder. v mark 4 5 Connect the power cord to the AC...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 15
    ... LCD panel. 3 Press DSPL/BATT INFO. The battery information appears for about 7 seconds. Keep the button ...CHG) OFF. 2 Lift up the viewfinder. 3 Slide the battery pack out in the direction of the arrow pressing ...before storing it. See page 119 about storage of the battery pack. REC TIME AVAILABLE LCD ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 16
    ... pack at 25°C (77°F). This table shows the playing time for tapes recorded in the Digital8 system. For DCR-TRV460: The playing time of tapes recorded on other devices in the Hi8 /standard 8 mm system is reduced by about 20%. Battery pack LCD ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 17
    ... Adaptor, the battery pack will not lose its charge even when it is attached to your camcorder. PRECAUTION ... lights up. Connect your camcorder as shown in "Charging the battery pack" (p. 14). • CAMERA... mode: To play or edit pictures on a tape or "Memory Stick." To turn off the power Slide...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 18
    ...screen facing out. • If you are using the battery pack for power source, you can ...you close the LCD panel. Use the viewfinder when the battery is running out, or when the screen is hard to see....lever Open the LCD panel 90 degrees to the camcorder, then rotate it to the desired position. 1 2 Lift ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 19
    ... time you turn on your camcorder. 1 Set the power mode to CAMERA-TAPE or CAMERA-MEMORY (p. 17). 2...do not use your camcorder for about 3 months, the built-in rechargeable button-type battery gets discharged and ...the large-capacity battery pack (NP-QM71/QM71D/QM91/QM91D) on your camcorder, extend the ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 20
    ... record on standard 8 mm , Hi8 and Digital8 cassettes in Digital8 system only. For details on these cassettes... into the compartment. This may cause a malfunction of your camcorder. • The recording time when you use your camcorder is half of the indicated time on Hi8 tape. If you select the LP mode ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 21
    ...as write-protection), see page 116. b Note • When using the half-sized "Memory Stick," the "Memory Stick Duo," make sure you attach the Memory Stick Duo adaptor. Your camcorder may malfunction when it is inserted without an adaptor (p. 117). Push the center of ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 22
    ...camcorder. • When the access lamp is lit or flashing, your camcorder is reading/writing data from/to the "Memory Stick." Do not shake or knock your camcorder, turn the power off, eject the "Memory Stick," or remove the battery pack. Otherwise, image data may ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 23
    5 Select the desired language with , then touch . / z Tip • Your camcorder offers [ENG[SIMP]](simplified English) for when you cannot find your native tongue among the options. Getting started Getting started 23
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 24
    ... You can record movies on a tape or a "Memory Stick." Before recording, follow steps 1... along with stereo sound. When you are recording on a "Memory Stick," the movie will be recorded with monaural sound. ... the green button. z Tip • Performing Easy Handycam operation, even first time users ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 25
    ... If you do not use your camcorder for a long time, remove the cassette and store ... Menu button (p. 59) I Review button (p. 24) b Notes • Before changing the battery pack, slide the... not operate the camcorder for more than about 5 minutes, the power will automatically turn off to prevent battery loss...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 26
    ...:41:20 11:22:40 * Supplied with DCR-TRV361 only. Recording for a longer time Using...played back only on this camcorder. To record for a longer time on a "Memory Stick" In the (MEMORY SET) menu,...you can record movies on a "Memory Stick" formatted on your camcorder. When the CAMERA-TAPE mode ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 27
    ...suit your shooting situation. The recommended distance between the subject and camcorder is about 1.5 m (5 feet). Built-in light b Notes • The built-in video light ... light is turned on. • When you do not use your camcorder, turn the builtin light off and remove the battery pack to avoid turning ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 28
    ... this function when recording yourself, to keep the attention of small children attracted to the camcorder while you record them. With the self-timer, you can start ...START/STOP REC START/STOP 1 Open the LCD panel 90 degrees to the camcorder, then rotate it 180 degrees towards the subject. A mirror...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 29
    ..., press REC START/ STOP. Recording still images - Memory photo recording You can record still images on a "Memory Stick." Before recording, follow steps 1 to ...step 3. Recording POWER switch z Tip • Performing Easy Handycam operation, even first time users can record ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 30
    ... jitter - FIELD/FRAME Select the (MEMORY SET) menu, [STILL SET], then [ FLD/FRAME]. Your camcorder compensates for camera-... When bars of disappears, the image is recorded on the "Memory Stick." To check the most recently recorded image - Review Touch . Touch to return to standby. To delete the...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 31
    ...for the approximate number of pictures that can be recorded on a "Memory Stick" formatted on your camcorder. Image quality and number of images The image size of [FINE] ... menu. 60min SELF-TIMER: FINE 20 OFF * Supplied with DCR-TRV361 only. z Tip • The still image size is 640...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 32
    ...(The count down indication begins from 8). The image is recorded. When bars of disappears, the image is recorded on the "Memory Stick." Recording a still image on a "Memory Stick"... movies on a tape You can record still images on a "Memory Stick." Before recording, follow steps 1 to 7 in ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 33
    ...During Easy Handycam operation, you can record movies on a tape only. To record movies on a "Memory Stick," see page 24 (MPEG MOVIE EX). To cancel Easy Handycam operation ... operation on or off during: - Recording - USB Streaming • During Easy Handycam operation, BACK LIGHT (p....
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 34
    Recording a still image • During Easy Handycam operation, the settings of the functions that are not displayed ... made settings are restored when you cancel the Easy Handycam operation. 1 Remove the lens cap. Pull ...until the CAMERA-MEMORY lamp lights up. Making full use of Easy Handycam operation...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 35
    .... . appears. To cancel the back light function, press BACK LIGHT again. b Note • The back light function is canceled when you set [EXPOSURE] to [MANUAL] (p. 36) or select [SPOT METER] (p. 35). AUTO END 4 Touch [END]. To return the setting to automatic exposure Follow steps 1 and 2, then ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 36
    ... [SPOT METER], [EXPOSURE] is automatically set to [MANUAL]. 4 Adjust the exposure by touching (dim)/ (bright... backlight shadows on people next to the window by manually fixing the exposure to that of the wall side of the room.... AUTO 0:00:00 AUTO MANUAL 3 Touch [MANUAL]. 60min EXPOSURE: STBY 0:00...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 37
    ... cannot use the Super NightShot plus/Color Slow Shutter function together with: - FADER function - Digital effect - [PROGRAM AE] • You cannot use the Color Slow Shutter function together with: - Manual exposure - Flexible spot meter ,continued Recording 37
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 38
    ...NightShot plus or Color Slow Shutter function, the shutter speed of your camcorder changes depending on the brightness. The motion of the picture may slow down at this time. • Adjust the focus manually when it is hard to focus automatically. • Do not cover the infrared port...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 39
    ...appears. Touch or to sharpen focus. Adjusting the focus manually : To focus on close subjects. : To focus on distant ... closer. 60min FOCUS: STBY 0:00:00 MANUAL You can adjust the focus... to focus on a subject in the background. Recording AUTO MANUAL OK - To record a stationary subject using...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 40
    Recording a picture using various effects [OVERLAP] (fade in only) [WIPE] (fade in only) [DOT FADER] (fade in only) POWER switch Fading in and out of a scene - FADER You can add the following effects to currently recording pictures. 1 2 Slide the POWER switch to select the CAMERA-TAPE mode...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 41
    ..., and disappears when fading is finished. Recording To cancel the operation Follow steps 2 and 3, then touch [OFF] in step 4. b Notes • For DCR-TRV460: The OVERLAP, WIPE and DOT FADER functions do not work with tapes recorded on other devices in the Hi8 ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 42
    ...hard to adjust the focus automatically when you choose this effect. Adjust the focus manually using a tripod to steady the camcorder. Touch [D.EFFECT]. If the item ... select [OFF] in step 4. b Notes • You cannot use Digital effect together with: - Super NightShot plus function - ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 43
    ...can then record the superimposed pictures on a tape or a "Memory Stick." (You cannot superimpose a still... or title handwritten on white paper recorded on a "Memory Stick" beforehand. Still image Movie... if you are recording on tape) in your camcorder. Slide the POWER switch repeatedly to select...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 44
    ...pictures modified on your computer or recorded with other camcorders on your camcorder. z Tip • The supplied SPVD-012 USB Driver CD-ROM contains sample images for use in MEMORY MIX operations. Refer to the supplied "Computer Applications Guide" for details. 1 2 Slide...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 45
    ...a blank section between recorded sections on the tape. • For DCR-TRV460: The END SEARCH function does not ... 60min . STBY 0:00:00 b Note • For DCR-TRV460: The Rec review function does not work... point where you want the recording to start. b Note • For DCR-TRV460: The EDIT SEARCH function does ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 46
    ... have a recorded cassette inserted into your camcorder. Some of the operations are possible using the Remote ... touch To stop playback z Tip • Performing Easy Handycam operation, even first time users ... switch while pressing the green button. To review movies on the viewfinder Close the LCD panel....
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 47
    ... played picture remaining on the screen when playing back in the Digital8 system. For DCR-TRV460: Noise may appear when your camcorder plays back tapes recorded on other devices in...Memory Stick" playback) when you stop playback. z Tip • For DCR-TRV460: When you play back tapes recorded on...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 48
    ... add effects to externally input pictures. Also, you cannot output pictures edited with digital effects via the DV Interface. • For DCR-TRV460: The Digital effect function does not work with tapes recorded on other devices in the Hi8 /standard 8 mm ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 49
    ... Make sure you have a recorded "Memory Stick" inserted into your camcorder. When you want to play.... OPEN POWER switch z Tip • Performing Easy Handycam operation, even first time users can ...(p. 98). b Note • While playing back movies on a "Memory Stick," the only menu items available will ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 50
    .... P-MENU To search for a scene in a movie A Remaining battery B Picture number/Total number of recorded ... and when there are multiple folders on the same "Memory Stick." : Touch to move to the previous folder.... MOV00002 MPEG 320 2 / 10 101 MEMORY PLAY P-MENU 2 Touch . To display 6 pictures ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 51
    ... with / , then touch . Playing back with ease - Easy Handycam Easy Handycam operation allows easy playback for even first time .... Make sure you have a recorded cassette or a recorded "Memory Stick" inserted into your camcorder. EASY Playback OPEN POWER switch 1 2 Press OPEN and open the ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 52
    ... You can delete all the images on the "Memory Stick." Touch [YES]. / , . To cancel Easy Handycam operation Press EASY again. ... You cannot turn Easy Handycam operation on or off during communication with another device via USB cable. Making full use of Easy Handycam operation z Tip • During ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 53
    ... becomes the center. Magnifying pictures - Tape playback zoom/Memory playback zoom You can magnify movies recorded on ... externally input pictures. Also, you cannot output the magnified pictures recorded on a tape in the Digital8 system or on a "Memory Stick" via the DV Interface. ,continued ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 54
    ...can view the date/time data and the camera settings data ([CAMERA DATA]) that are automatically recorded while recording pictures on a tape or a "Memory Stick." To hide the date/time or the camera settings data Follow steps 2 and 3, and...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 55
    ...Appears only during tape playback b Notes • Camera setting data do not appear when movies on a "Memory Stick" are played back. • For DCR-TRV460: The data code function does not work with tapes recorded on other devices in the Hi8 /standard 8 mm system....
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 56
    ...Connect the supplied AC Adaptor to the wall outlet for the power supply (p. 14). Refer also to the instruction manuals supplied with the devices to be connected. To copy to another tape, see page 87. A/V jack Yellow White S VIDEO jack Red Signal flow...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 57
    ... tape counter. • Zero set memory will not function correctly if there is a blank section between recorded sections on the tape. • For DCR-TRV460: The zero set memory function does not work with tapes recorded on other devices in the Hi8 / standard 8 ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 58
    ... date changes. • The Date search will not function correctly when there is a blank section between recorded sections on the tape. • For DCR-TRV460: The date search function does not work with tapes recorded on other devices in the Hi8 /standard 8 mm ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 59
    ... items displayed on the screen. 60min CAMERA SET (p. 61) MEMORY SET (p. 65) PICT. APPLI. (p. 68) EDIT/... available items vary depending on the power mode of your camcorder. Unavailable items will be grayed out. 60min REMOTE CTRL.... 60min 0:00:00:00 ON OFF OK MEMORY SET STILL SET MOVIE SET ALL ERASE...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 60
    ...back a screen each time you touch the button. To use the short-cuts of the Personal Menu The available items vary depending on the power mode of your camcorder. Unavailable items will be grayed out. You can customize the short-cuts (p. 83). 1 Touch . 2 Touch the desired item. 3 Select the desired ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 61
    ... vary depending on the power mode of your camcorder. The screen shows the items you can ...) ( ) mountains. This setting also prevents your camcorder from focusing on glass or metal mesh in windows ... and the subject. * Your camcorder is adjusted to focus only on subjects in the middle to far distance. ,...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 62
    **Your camcorder is adjusted to focus only on distant subjects. SPOT METER See page 35 for details. EXPOSURE See page 36 for details. AUTO SHUTTER GON OFF Select to automatically activate the electronic shutter to adjust the shutter speed when recording in bright conditions. Select when recording...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 63
    ...TV ([16:9 WIDE] mode). With this function [ON], your camcorder offers even wider angles when you ...than recording in [OFF]. When you connect your camcorder to a TV compatible with the ID-1/ID-2 system ... to full mode automatically. Refer also to the manuals supplied with your TV. When viewed on the LCD ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 64
    * Picture appears in full screen when the wide-screen TV switches to full mode. **Played in 4:3 mode. When you play a picture in the wide mode, it appears as you have seen on the LCD screen. GOFF ON ( ) Standard setting (to record pictures to play back on a 4:3 TV). The recorded picture will not be...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 65
    ...You can select items listed below on the MEMORY SET menu. To select items, see ...adjust vary depending on the power mode of your camcorder. The screen shows the items you can ...REMAINING GAUTO Select to display the remaining capacity of the "Memory Stick" in the following cases: • After inserting ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 66
    ...or [CURRNT FOLDER]. ALL FILES Select to delete all the images on the "Memory Stick." CURRNT FOLDER Select to delete all the images in ... on the "Memory Stick," see page 116. * Memory Stick media is only supplied with DCR-TRV361. 1 Touch [YES] twice. To cancel formatting, select [NO]. 2 Touch...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 67
    ... FOLDER You can create a new folder (102MSDCF to 999MSDCF) on a "Memory Stick." When a folder is full (a maximum of 9999 images are stored... . b Notes • You cannot delete the created folders using your camcorder. You will have to format the "Memory Stick" (p. 66), or delete them using your...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 68
    ... are marked with G. The indicators in parentheses appear when the setting is selected. The settings you can adjust vary depending on the power mode of your camcorder. The screen shows the items you can currently operate. Unavailable items will be grayed out. 60min STBY 0:00:00 PICT. APPLI. FADER ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 69
    ... add effects to externally input pictures. Also, you cannot output pictures edited with Picture effects via the DV Interface. • For DCR-TRV460: Picture effects do not work with tapes recorded on other devices in the Hi8 /standard 8 mm system. z Tip ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 70
    ... moving the subject a little. Operate your camcorder using the Remote Commander to prevent camera ... (approximately 6 frames) is recorded, and your camcorder enters the standby mode. 4 Move the subject... blooming, etc., with this function. Connect your camcorder to the wall outlet using the supplied AC...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 71
    ... [OFF] in step 7. b Notes • You cannot use the Interval recording with Memory overlap. • There may be a discrepancy in recording time of up to ±6 frames from the selected time. z Tips • If you adjust the focus manually, you may be able to record clear pictures even if the light changes ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 72
    .... Your camcorder will shoot a still image at a selected interval and record it on a "Memory Stick... When you remove a cassette and "Memory Stick" from your camcorder, and select the CAMERA... [A.SHUT OFF] is set to [5 min] when the camcorder is used on the battery pack, the power will be turned off...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 73
    ... See page 88, 89 for details. BURN DVD When your camcorder is connected to a Sony VAIO series personal computer, you can easily burn the picture recorded on ... this command. See the supplied "Computer Applications Guide" for details. BURN VCD When your camcorder is connected to a ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 74
    .... 1 Select a desired title from the displayed titles (2 original titles that you have created before and the preset titles that have been stored in your camcorder). You can create original titles (up to 2 types of title of within 20 characters each) in the following procedure. 1 Select [CUSTOM 1 ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 75
    Press REC START/STOP during recording standby. To erase the title display Touch . b Notes • When you are using your camcorder on the battery pack and do not operate it for 5 minutes, the power automatically goes off as the default setting. If you may ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 76
    ... to record in the 12-bit mode (2 stereo sounds). Select to record in the 16-bit mode (1 stereo sound with high quality). b Note • For DCR-TRV460: You cannot select AUDIO MODE when you dub tapes recorded in the Digital8 system to another VCR. However, you can ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 77
    ... disconnect the power source from your camcorder for more than 5 minutes. Using the Menu TBC For DCR-TRV460: GON OFF Select to correct jitter (horizontal ... on other devices in the Hi8 standard 8 mm system. / DNR For DCR-TRV460: GON OFF Select to eliminate color noise in ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 78
    ... recorded sound will be heard when you disconnect the power source from your camcorder for more than 5 minutes. • For DCR-TRV460: You cannot adjust the balance for tapes recorded on other devices in the Hi8 / standard 8 mm system. LCD SET The ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 79
    ... converted and output from the DV Interface of your camcorder. For details, refer to the "Computer Applications Guide." PB MODE For DCR-TRV460: GAUTO Select to automatically detect the system (Hi8 /standard 8 mm or Digital8 ) that was used to recorded on ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 80
    ...) to your camcorder, and view the picture on the tape or "Memory Stick" in your camcorder on your computer. For details, refer to the "Computer Applications Guide." GSTD-USB PictBridge USB STREAM Select to view the picture on the "...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 81
    ...touch panel, or when an unusual condition occurs on your camcorder. Select to sound a beep instead of the melody....Note • You cannot input a signal to your camcorder if you press DSPL/BATT... operate your camcorder, the camcorder is automatically turned off to prevent the battery from becoming consumed...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 82
    ... items, see "Selecting menu items" (p. 59). on the power mode of your camcorder. The screen shows the items you can currently operate. Unavailable items ... 19). WORLD TIME You can adjust the time difference when using your camcorder abroad. Set the time difference by touching / , the clock will ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 83
    ... Personal Menu for each power mode of your camcorder. 3 Touch [ADD]. 60min Select the category. ... available items vary depending on the power mode of the camcorder. Only the available items are displayed. 60min Select ... menu items each for the CAMERA-TAPE, CAMERA-MEMORY, and PLAY/EDIT modes. If you ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 84
    Deleting menu - Delete The selected menu is deleted from Personal Menu. 6 1 Touch 60min Touch . . 0:00:00 b Note • You cannot delete [MENU] and [P-MENU SET UP]. MENU 1/3 EXPO- SURE SPOT FOCUS PRGRAM AE FADER SPOT METER Arranging the order of menus displayed on Personal Menu - Sort...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 85
    4 Touch the menu item you want to move. 60min Select new location. 1 2 2 Touch [P-MENU SET UP]. If the desired menu is not displayed on the screen, touch / until the menu is displayed. 60min P-MENU SET UP 0:00:00 END 0:00:00 END MENU 3 4 EXPO- SURE SPOT FOCUS PRGRAM AE 1/3 5 FADER SPOT ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 86
    ... from a VCR or TV to a tape or a "Memory Stick" inserted into your camcorder (p. 88). You ... • Use the A/V connecting cable to connect your camcorder to other devices. Before connecting, make... setting) (p. 81). • When you are connecting your camcorder to monaural device, connect the yellow plug...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 87
    ... i.LINK cable, the recorded picture becomes rough when a picture is paused on your camcorder while recording to a VCR. • For DCR-TRV460: When you dub the tape recorded on other devices in the Hi8 /standard 8 mm system via the DV Interface, the picture may...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 88
    ...your TV.) • When recording movies on a "Memory Stick," you can skip step 4 and press REC START/STOP in step 6. • For DCR-TRV460: To enable smooth transition, we recommend that you do not mix pictures recorded in the Hi8 / standard 8 mm system ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 89
    ... movies (with sound recorded in monaural) or still images on a "Memory Stick." Make sure you have a recorded tape in the Digital8 system and a "Memory Stick" inserted into your camcorder. 3 Press PHOTO lightly at the scene you want to record....
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 90
    ... recorded in the [FRAME] mode automatically, even if you select [FIELD] in the menu settings (p. 65). • For DCR-TRV460: If you record pictures recorded in different recording systems (Digital8 , and Hi8 /standard 8 mm on other devices), transitional ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 91
    ... recording on a "Memory Stick," skip steps 1 and 2 and start from "Recording the selected scenes as programs" (p. 95). b Note • For DCR-TRV460: The Digital program editing does not work with tapes recorded on other devices in the Hi8 / standard 8 ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 92
    1 Connect your VCR to the camcorder as a recording device (p. 86). You can use either the A/V connecting...EDIT SET 0:00:00:00 END 3 Prepare your camcorder (playing device). • Insert a cassette for editing. • Slide... 0:00:00:00 END Select the media. OTHER DEVICE MEMORY STICK 92 Dubbing/Editing
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 93
    ...codes are recorded on your camcorder by default. (It is set at "3" as the default setting.) Manufacturing company Sony Admiral (M. Wards) Aiwa Akai [IR SETUP] code...details on operation. 5 Point the infrared ray emitter of your camcorder towards the remote sensor on your VCR, from about...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 94
    ... VCR Follow the steps below when you are performing digital program edit for the first time to a tape in...procedure. You can adjust the synchronization of your camcorder and the VCR to avoid not recording the starting scene. 1 Remove the cassette from your camcorder. Prepare a pen and paper to take ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 95
    .../Editing 7 1 Prepare a cassette or a "Memory Stick." Insert a tape to be played back into the camcorder. When you are ... VCR. When you are recording on a "Memory Stick," insert a "Memory Stick" into your camcorder. 0 -60~+...Touch [MENU]. 60min 0:00:00:00 MEMORY SET 0 -60~+240 STILL SET ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 96
    ...EDIT 0:00:00:00 END Select the media. [IMAGE SIZE] appears when recording on a "Memory Stick." PROG. EDIT MARK START OUT 0:00:00:00 EDIT...12Set your VCR to recording pause. Skip this step if your camcorder is connected via an i.LINK cable or recording on a "Memory Stick." 96 Dubbing/Editing
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 97
    ...stops automatically. To cancel recording, touch [CANCEL]. Dubbing/Editing To end Digital program editing Touch [END]. To save a program without using it to record Touch [CANCEL] in step 13. The program is stored in memory until the cassette is ejected. To erase programs 1 Follow steps 1 to...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 98
    ...can delete all or selected pictures stored on a "Memory Stick." To delete pictures on the index screen... Touch Touch [ . . . DELETE]. . 2 / 10 101 MEMORY PLAY Touch the picture you want... cannot be deleted when the write-protect tab of the "Memory Stick" is set to the write-protect position...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 99
    ... to print out while viewing them on your camcorder. (You cannot specify the number of printouts.) The DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) standard is used to select images for printing on your camcorder. DELETE 1 2 Slide the POWER switch to select the PLAY/EDIT mode. ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 100
    3 Touch . END b Note • Do not mark images on your camcorder if the "Memory Stick" already has some images with the Print mark put on other devices. This may change the information of the images with the Print mark put on the ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 101
    ..., then connect your camcorder and printer using the USB cable. 5 6 7 Select [PictBridge],...then touch Touch . . Connect the USB jack (p. 128) of your camcorder to a printer using the supplied ... camera or digital still camera, regardless of model manufacturer. When connection between your camcorder...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 102
    ... the POWER switch to select other power modes. - Disconnecting the USB cable from your camcorder or printer. - Removing the "Memory Stick" from your camcorder. • If the printer stops working, disconnect the USB cable and restart the operation from ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 103
    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you run into any problem using your camcorder, use the following table to troubleshoot the problem. If the problem persists, remove the power source and contact your Sony dealer. If "C:ss:ss" is displayed on the LCD screen or ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 104
    ... (charge) lamp flashes while cAttach the battery pack to the camcorder correctly. If the problem the battery pack is being charged. persists, disconnect the AC Adaptor from the wall outlet and contact your Sony dealer. The battery pack may be damaged. (p. 14) The battery pack ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 105
    ...is automatically displayed when you leave the camcorder for 10 minutes after selecting CAMERA-TAPE without inserting a cassette and "Memory Stick.") Touch on the LCD screen or insert a... 131) cPress the EASY button to cancel Easy Handycam operation (p. 33, 51). An unknown indicator appears...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 106
    ...condensation. Remove the cassette and leave your camcorder for at least 1 hour, then re-insert ...while you do not operate your camcorder, the camcorder is automatically turned off. Slide ... suitable for auto focus. Adjust the focus manually. (p. 39) • This occurs when the contrast between the subject ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 107
    ... in the beginning or middle of the tape. This is not a malfunction. cFor DCR-TRV460: Set [PB MODE] to [ / ] in the (STANDARD SET) menu for ... devices in Hi8 /standard 8 mm system. (p. 79) cFor DCR-TRV460: Set [PB MODE] to [AUTO] in the (STANDARD SET) menu for the tape recorded in Digital8 system. (p. ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 108
    ...) cFormat the "Memory Stick" on your camcorder or insert another "Memory Stick." (p. 66) • The "100MSDCF" folder is selected. You cannot record .... • The file format is not supported on your camcorder. (p. 116) Cannot record on the "Memory Stick." The pictures are not played back...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 109
    ... camcorder and the VCR. (p. 86) cWhen your camcorder is connected to a DV device that is not a Sony product via an i.LINK cable, select [IR] in step11 of ... via an i.LINK cable. Digital program editing on the "Memory Stick" does not function correctly. Troubleshooting 109
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 110
    ... your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. C:04:ss cA battery pack that is not an "InfoLITHIUM" ... and operate your camcorder again (p. 126). E:61:ss / E:62:ss cContact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. Inform them of the 5-digit code, which starts from ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 111
    ... "Memory Stick" formatting)* (Warning indicator pertaining to incompatible "Memory Stick")* Q (Warning indicator pertaining to the tape) Cause ...Memory Stick") * You hear a melody or beep sound when the warning indicators appear on the screen. Troubleshooting ,continued Troubleshooting ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 112
    .... Cannot record. Reinsert the Memory Stick. No file. NO FILE AVAILABLE. USB streaming...This ... file is recorded or there is no readable file on the "Memory Stick." • There is no file in the selected ... during USB Streaming. cDelete unnecessary images (p. 98). cSee page 116. 112 Troubleshooting
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 113
    ..., then disconnect the USB cable and reconnect it. Cannot record still images on Memory Stick. ...Easy Handycam Cannot cancel Easy Handycam Cannot start Easy Handycam with USB connected - Cannot cancel... USB connected Invalid button with Easy Handycam operation USB is invalid in this mode during Easy ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 114
    ... to the local time by setting a time difference when using your camcorder abroad. Select [WORLD TIME] in the (TIME/LANGU.) menu, ... [a] [b] On TV color systems Your camcorder is an NTSC system-based camcorder. If you want to view the playback picture on a TV, it must be an NTSC systembased TV (see ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 115
    ... Hi8 , Digital8 video cassettes on your camcorder. Digital8 system This video system has been developed to enable digital recording to Hi8...mode.) When you record You cannot record software on your camcorder that contains copyright control signals for copyright protection...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 116
    ...a a a*2 a*2 Notes on use a*2 a*2 *1 Attach the Memory Stick Duo adaptor before inserting it into the camcorder. *2 "MagicGate" is a copyright ... will not be made. - If you eject the "Memory Stick," turn the power off on your camcorder, or remove the battery pack for replacement while your ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 117
    .... • "Memory Stick," and "MagicGate Memory Stick" are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • "Memory Stick Duo" and " " are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • "Memory Stick PRO" and " " are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • "MagicGate" and " " ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 118
    ... This unit is compatible with the “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack (M series). Your camcorder operates only with the “InfoLITHIUMମ. a large capacity battery pack: NP-FM50/QM71/QM71D/QM91/ QM91D (optional... when not recording or playing back on your camcorder. The battery pack is also consumed when your...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 119
    ... long time, fully charge the battery pack and use it on your camcorder once a year to... IEEE 1394 data transport bus proposed by Sony, and is a trademark approved by many corporations.... and environment for each battery pack. "InfoLITHIUM" is a trademark of Sony Corporation. Additional Information ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 120
    ... the casing, unplug your camcorder and have it checked by a Sony dealer before operating ... to other i.LINK (DV Interface) compatible device made by Sony (e.g. a VAIO series personal... also to the operating instructions for the device to be connected. About the required i.LINK cable Use the Sony i.LINK...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 121
    ... immediately. • If the battery electrolytic liquid has leaked - consult your local authorized Sony service facility. - wash off any liquid that may ... heads for 10 seconds with the Sony V8-25CLD cleaning cassette (optional). When you play back in the Digital8 system - ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 122
    ... do not appear or the sound breaks off. - [x Dirty video head. Use a cleaning cassette.] appears on the screen during recording. For DCR-TRV460: When you play back in the Hi8 /standard 8 mm system Dirty video head. Use a cleaning - [x cassette.] appears ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 123
    ... charge the pre-installed button-type battery Your camcorder has a pre-installed button-type... you do not use your camcorder. The button-type battery will be fully discharged in about 3 months if... even if the preinstalled button-type battery is not charged, the camcorder operation will not be affected ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 124
    ... can be shot with infrared lighting. General Power requirements DC 7.2 V (battery pack) DC 8.4 V (AC Adaptor) Average power consumption (when using ...g (2 lb 1 oz) including the NP-FM30 rechargeable battery pack, Hi8/Digital8 cassette, lens cap, and shoulder strap. Supplied accessories See page 13. ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 125
    Rechargeable battery pack (NP-FM30) Maximum output voltage DC 8.4 V Output voltage DC 7.2 ...Model DCRAvailable recording system Available playback system TRV361 Digital8 TRV460 Digital8 Additional Information Digital8 Hi8/8/Digital8 Design and specifications are subject to change without notice....
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 126
    Quick Reference Identifying parts and controls Camcorder A EASY button (p. 12, 33, 51) B ... BACK LIGHT button is not available during Easy Handycam operation. (z mark) I Viewfinder (p. 3, 18) J CHG (charge...(p. 27) M Access lamp (p. 21, 116) N Battery pack (p. 14) O "Memory Stick" slot (p. 21) To...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 127
    A Power zoom lever (p. 26) B BATT (battery) release button (p. 15) C Hooks for shoulder strap D PHOTO button (p. 29) E ... (p. 14) To attach the shoulder strap Attach the shoulder strap supplied with your camcorder to the hooks for the shoulder strap. Quick Reference ,continued Quick Reference 127
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 128
    A A/V (audio/video) jack (p. 56, 86) B C DV Interface (p. 86, 119) (USB) jack G Built-in light (p. 27) H Remote sensor/Infrared ray emitter (p. 93) I Camera recording... 5.5 mm (7/32 inch). Otherwise, you cannot attach the tripod securely, and the screw may damage your camcorder. 128 Quick Reference
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 129
    ..., Stop, Slow) (p. 47) F ZERO SET MEMORY button* (p. 57) G Transmitter After turning on your camcorder, point towards the remote sensor to ...button (p. 57) * These buttons are not available during Easy Handycam operation. 2 Remove the button-type lithium battery. Quick Reference 3 Place a new button...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 130
    ... same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Discard used batteries according to the manufacturer's instructions. b Notes on the Remote Commander • A button-...). • When you are operating with the Remote Commander supplied with your camcorder, your VCR may also operate. In that case,...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 131
    ... will appear on the LCD screen and viewfinder to indicate the state of your camcorder. Indicators vary depending on your camcorder model. Example: ...) Picture effect (p. 68) Digital effect (p. 41, 48) Exposure adjustment scale MEMORY MIX (p. 43) 9 Manual focus (p. 39) PROGRAM AE (p. 61) Indicators ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 132
    ... editing (PROG.EDIT) ...91 DIGITAL ZOOM ...63 Digital8 system ...115 Direct ... BURN VCD ...73 Button-type battery Camcorder ...123 Remote Commander...129... recording (INTERVAL REC)...70 E Easy Handycam ...33, 51 EDIT SEARCH ...45 ......54 Cassette ...20, 115 Charging the battery pack...14 Clock set (CLOCK...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 133
    ...73 M Main sound See MULTI-SOUND Manual focus...39 Memory Chroma key (MTCAM CHROMA) ......TV color systems ...114 R REC FOLDER...67 Rec review ...45 Recording capacity Display ...25 REMAINING ...... REMOTE CTRL...80 Remote sensor ...128 RESET...126 Review...24, 30 Quick Reference U USB jack ...128 USB ...
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 134
    WHITE FADER...40 Wide angle See Zoom WIPE ...40 WORLD TIME ...82 Write-protect tab ...115, 116 Z Zero set memory ...57 Zoom ...26 134 Quick Reference
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 135
  • Sony DCR-TRV460 | Camera Operations Guide - Page 136
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