Sony HDR-CX230 Operating Guide

Sony HDR-CX230 Manual

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  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 1
    ... Saving images on an external media device Customizing your camcorder Please also refer to : Others/Index http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/Support/ HDR-CX220/CX220E/CX230/CX230E/CX280/CX280E/CX290/CX290E/ PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 2
    ...this first Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly, and retain it for future reference. ... numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ..., such as vases, on the apparatus. Do not expose the batteries to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 3
    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. DANGER - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC ... instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions. Do not use this apparatus near ... ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Do not install near any ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 4
    ... 50 50 50 50 Plug type C C C C C C C C C C C/BF C C C C C C C C C C C C BF Asia Countries/regions China Hong Kong India Indonesia Japan Korea (rep) Malaysia Philippines Singapore Taiwan GB Voltage 220 200/220 230/240 127/230 100 220 240 220/230 230 110 Frequency (Hz) 50 50 50 50 50/60 60 50 60 ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 5
    Countries/regions Thailand Vietnam Voltage 220 220 Frequency (Hz) 50 50 Plug type C/BF A/C Oceania Countries/regions Australia New Zealand Voltage 240 230/240 Frequency (Hz) 50 50 Plug type O O North America Countries/regions Canada USA Voltage 120 120 Frequency (Hz) 60 60 Plug type A A...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 6
    ...damaged or leaking lithium ion batteries. Be sure to charge the battery pack using a genuine Sony battery charger or a device that can charge the ...same or equivalent type recommended by Sony. Dispose of used battery packs promptly as described in the instructions. For customers in the ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 7
    ... matters only. Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: HDR-CX230 Responsible Party: Sony ... operation. Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: HDR-PJ230 Responsible Party: Sony ... Information Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: HDR-CX220 Responsible Party: ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 8
    Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: HDR-CX290 Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. ... on European Union legislation shall be addressed to the authorized representative, Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters, ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 9
    ... fuse. Never use the plug without the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse cover, please contact your nearest Sony service station. Disposal of waste batteries (applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 10
    ...region. To view your recordings on a TV, you need a TV that supports the signal format for your camcorder. For details on the signal format, refer to "How to use this manual" (p. 12). Television programs, films, video tapes, and other materials may be ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 11
    ...) is called AVCHD recording disc. Illustrations and screen images in this manual are based on HDR-PJ230E unless otherwise specified. and then press the ... Guide" (This manual) (1) Only for HDR-CX280/CX280E/CX290/ CX290E/PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E  AC Adaptor (1)  Power cord (Mains lead) (1) ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 12
    ... name of your camcorder See the bottom of your camcorder. Model name (HDR-xxx) Differences in functions Recording media Internal memory ... Output only Model name HDR-CX220/ PJ220 HDR-CX220E/ PJ220E HDR-CX230/ PJ230 HDR-CX230E/ PJ230E HDR-CX280 HDR-CX280E HDR-CX290 HDR-CX290E Signal format NTSC PAL ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 13
    ... based on HDR-PJ230E. Model name HDR-CX220/CX220E/CX230/CX230E/CX280/ CX280E/CX290/CX290E HDR-PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E Projector   Differences in supplied items Model name ...-CX220/CX220E/CX230/CX230E HDR-CX280/CX280E/CX290/CX290E/ PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E AC Adaptor   ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 14
    Table of contents Read this first...2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS...3 Learning more about the camcorder ("Handycam" User Guide)...11 Selecting items on the LCD screen...11 Supplied Items...11 How to use this manual...12 Differences in functions...12 Differences in ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 15
    ...image quality (STD) disc with a recorder...34 Saving images on an external media device with high definition (HD) image quality (Models with an AC Adaptor)...35 Customizing your camcorder Using menus...36 Menu lists...37 Table of contents Others...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 16
    ...CX280/CX280E/CX290/CX290E  Lens (Carl Zeiss lens)  LENS COVER switch  Built-in microphones HDR-PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E HDR-PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E  Speaker  PROJECTOR button (29)  HDMI OUT jack (28) 16 GB
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 17
    ...-in USB Cable (19)  Memory card access lamp (22) While the lamp is lit or flashing, the camcorder is reading or writing data.  Tripod receptacle Attach a... on the specifications of the tripod, your camcorder may not attach in the proper direction.  Memory card slot (22) ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 18
    Getting started Charging the battery pack For information on your camcorder model, see the following page: ...  p.12 Supplied items  p.13 Attaching/Removing the battery pack Close the LCD screen and attach the battery pack.   Align the indentation on the camcorder and projection on the ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 19
    ... the AC Adaptor () and the power cord (mains lead) () to your camcorder and the wall outlet (wall socket).     ... POWER/CHG (charge) lamp DC IN jack Charging the battery using your computer Connect the camcorder to a running computer using the Built-in USB Cable.    The...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 20
    ...the battery using an AC-UD10 USB charger/AC Adaptor (sold separately) You can charge ...AC-UD10 USB charger/AC Adaptor (sold separately). You cannot use a Sony CPAH2R, CP-AL, or AC-UP100 portable ...if you leave your camcorder without any operation for about 2 minutes, to save battery power ([Power Save],...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 21
    Setting For information on your camcorder model, see the following page: Functions and equipment  p.12 Supplied items  p.13 Preparing your camcorder 1 Open the LCD screen of your camcorder and turn the power on.  Getting started To turn off the power, close the LCD screen....
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 22
    ... memory card you can use with your camcorder SD Speed Class "Memory Stick PRO Duo" media (... back on computers or AV devices not supporting the exFAT* file system by connecting the camcorder to these devices with the USB cable. Confirm in advance that the connecting equipment is supporting the exFAT ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 23
    format screen appears, do not perform the format. All the data recorded will be lost. * The exFAT is a file system that is used for the "Memory Stick XC-HG Duo" media and SDXC memory cards. Getting started 23 GB
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 24
    Recording For information on your camcorder model, see the following page: Functions and equipment  p.12 ... LCD screen disappear if you do not operate the camcorder for a few seconds after you turn the camcorder on or switch between the movie recording and photo shooting modes. You can display the ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 25
    ... recording media after recording has finished. During this time, do not apply shock or vibration to the camcorder, or remove the battery or AC Adaptor.  Access lamp (p. 22) is lit or flashing  The media icon in the upper right of the ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 26
    ... (Event View). 1 Open the LCD screen and press the button on the camcorder to enter the playback mode.  You can enter the playback mode ... to the center () and then select it ().  MENU  1 1 2013 2013 The camcorder displays recorded images as an event automatically, based on the date...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 27
    ...external media periodically. (p. 35) In the default setting, a protected demonstration movie is pre-recorded (HDR-PJ230/PJ230E).   To play back images with other devices ...other devices with your camcorder. Standard definition image quality (STD) movies recorded on SD memory cards ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 28
    .... 3    Play a movie or a photo on the camcorder (p. 26).  High definition Standard definition Yellow White ... image quality (STD) even on a high definition TV. When you play back standard ..., HDMI output takes priority. On "Photo TV HD" This camcorder is compatible with the "Photo TV ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 29
    Using the built-in projector (Models with a projector) For information on your camcorder model, see the following ... time you use the built-in projector after the camcorder is turned on.  Notes The LCD screen ... hot while in use.  Using the projector shortens battery life (using the supplied AC ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 30
     of the camcorder with the LCD screen closed  Several other functions When the projected images contain a lot of black, faint color unevenness may appear. This is caused by light reflection in the projector lens and is not a malfunction.  Operation 30 GB
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 31
    ..."PlayMemories Home" can be downloaded from the following URL. www.sony.net/pm   Notes An Internet connection ... Home" software is not supported with Mac computers. To import images from the camcorder to your Mac ... Mac. For details, visit the following URL. http://www.sony.co.jp/imsoft/Mac/ 31 ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 32
    ... browser on your computer, then click [Install]  [Run]. www.sony.net/pm Install according to the on-screen instructions.  2 When the on-screen instructions prompting ... *2 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported. Windows Image Mastering API (IMAPI) Ver.2.0 ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 33
    ...ray disc. You cannot create a disc with movies recorded MP4] mode. in [ The camcorder automatically divides an image file that exceeds 2 GB and saves ... Home," select ("PlayMemories Home Help Guide") on the software or visit the "PlayMemories Home" support page (http://www.sony.co.jp/pmh-se/). 33 GB
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 34
    ... media device Creating a standard definition image quality (STD) disc with a recorder For information on your camcorder model, see the ... is performed via analog data transfer, the image quality may deteriorate. High definition image quality (HD) movies will be copied with standard definition image ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 35
    Saving images on an external media device with high definition (HD) image quality (Models with an AC Adaptor) For information on your camcorder model, see the following page: Functions and equipment  p.12 Supplied items  p.13 You can save movies and ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 36
    Customizing your camcorder Using menus The camcorder has various menu items under each of 6 menu categories. ... are not available. When you select the grayed out menu item, your camcorder displays the reason why you cannot select the menu item or the instruction of under which condition you can set ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 37
    ... movies and photos. If you select [Manual], adjust / . the brightness (exposure) using to adjust Focus... Self-Timer...Sets the self-timer when your camcorder is in photo recording mode. Tele Macro......indicators are displayed on the LCD screen. Customizing your camcorder Image Quality/Size REC Mode......
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 38
    ...HDMI...Sets whether or not the TV's Remote Commander is to be used when the camcorder is connected to a "BRAVIA" Sync compatible TV with the ...USB Connect...Select this item when no instructions appear on the LCD screen when you connect your camcorder to an external device via USB. USB Connect Setting...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 39
    ... the approximate remaining battery time. Power Save...Sets the LCD screen and the power so that they turn off automatically.... clock (p. 21). *1 HDR-CX280/CX280E/CX290/CX290E *2 HDR-CX230/CX230E/CX290/CX290E/PJ230/PJ230E *3 HDR-CX220/CX230/CX280/CX290/PJ220/PJ230 Customizing your camcorder 39 GB
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 40
    ... or local authorized Sony service facility.  The power does not turn on.   Attach a charged battery pack to ... problem. However, your Sony dealer will neither copy nor retain your data. See the "Handycam" User Guide (p. 11) for details on the symptoms of your camcorder, and "PlayMemories ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 41
    ... after you have tried to fix a couple of times, contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. In this case, when you contact them, give them all ... IN jack of your camcorder securely (p. 19). Others/Index C:06:  The battery pack temperature is high. Change ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 42
    About handling of your camcorder  The battery pack temperature is high. Change the battery pack or place it in a cool..., and also do not hold the camcorder by the jack covers. LCD screen Battery pack   The memory card is damaged. Format the memory card with your camcorder (p. 38). Built...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 43
    ... a month. Use up the battery pack completely before storing it. Note on the camcorder/battery pack temperature  When the temperature of the camcorder or battery pack becomes extremely high or extremely low, you may not be able to record or play ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 44
    ... the projector lens (Models with a projector)  Notes on optional accessories    We recommend using genuine Sony accessories. Genuine Sony accessories may not be available in ... cleaning cloth. If the casing and the projector lens is very dirty, clean the camcorder casing and the ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 45
    ... charging the pre-installed rechargeable battery Your camcorder has a pre-installed rechargeable ...even if the pre-installed rechargeable battery is not charged, the camcorder operation other than ...Index How to charge the pre-installed rechargeable battery Connect your camcorder to a wall outlet (wall...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 46
    ...CX230E/CX290/CX290E: Approx. 7.75 GB*6 HDR-PJ230/PJ230E: Approx. 7.75 GB*2 *6 1 GB equals ...150 000 pixels (HDR-CX220/ CX220E/CX230/CX230E/PJ220/PJ220E/ PJ230/PJ230E) Approx. 2 290 000 pixels (HDR-CX280/ CX280E/CX290/... 37 5/8 in.) (16:9) (HDR-CX220/CX220E/CX230/ CX230E/PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E) 29.8 ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 47
    ... pixels: 230 400 (960  240) Projector (HDR-PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/ PJ230E) Projection type: DLP ... oz) including the supplied rechargeable battery pack HDR-PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E: 210 g (7.4 oz) main ...parts, and the supplied rechargeable battery pack attached HDR-PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E: 58 mm ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 48
    ...145 On trademarks   Memory card  HDR-CX280/CX280E/CX290/CX290E/PJ220/ PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E Recording media HDRCX280/ HDR-CX290/CX290E/PJ230/ CX280E/ PJ230E PJ220/ PJ220E Internal memory Memory card 90 45 135 90 45 135 Continuous recording time Typical...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 49
    Screen indicators  " " and "PlayStation" are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SDXC logo is...,  and  are not mentioned in each case in this manual. Bottom Left Add further enjoyment with...37) [Smile Shutter] set to [Off] (37) Manual focus (37) Scene Selection (37)...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 50
    Right Indicator 60i 720 Meaning Recording image quality (HD/MP4/STD), frame rate (60p/50p/60i/50i), .../ FH/HQ/LP) and movie size (37) Remaining battery Recording/playback/ editing media (21) Counter (hour:...what you actually see. Some indicators may not appear, depending on your camcorder model. 50 GB
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 51
    ... TV...28 L Language...10 LCD screen...24 B Battery pack...18 Beep...21 Built-in USB...24 Dual Capture...24 N Notes on handling of your camcorder...42 Others/Index P Parts and controls...... time...48 Recording media...21 Repair...40 G Grip belt...17 H "Handycam" User Guide...11 HDMI Cable...28 How ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 52
    GB Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website. http://www.sony.net/  2013 Sony Corporation Printed in China



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