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
    ...intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. Owner's Record The model and.... Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. HDRSerial No. Model...
  • 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
    ...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 Central America Countries/regions Bahamas Costa Rica Cuba Dominican (rep) ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 6
    .... Be sure to charge the battery pack using a genuine Sony battery charger or a device that can ... by Sony. Dispose of used battery packs promptly as described in the instructions. For customers in the U.S.A. and CANADA ...(wall socket) immediately if any malfunction occurs while using your camcorder. GB...
  • 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. Address: 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA ... to the authorized representative, Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee ...
  • 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
    ... on the country/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 ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 11
    ...(1)  USB connection support cable (1)  Learning more about the camcorder ("Handycam" User Guide) "Handycam" User Guide is ...battery pack NP-FV30 (1)  "Operating Guide" (This manual) (1) Only for HDR-CX280/CX280E/CX290/ CX290E/PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E  AC Adaptor (1)  Power cord (Mains...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 12
    ...your camcorder See the bottom of your camcorder. Model name (HDR-xxx) Differences in functions Recording media.../Output Output only Input/Output Output only Model name HDR-CX220/ PJ220 HDR... HDR-CX230E/ PJ230E HDR-CX280 HDR-CX280E HDR-CX290 HDR-CX290E Signal format NTSC PAL NTSC PAL NTSC PAL NTSC PAL...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 13
    .... Model name HDR-CX220/CX220E/CX230/CX230E/CX280/ CX280E/CX290/CX290E HDR-PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E Projector   Differences in supplied items Model name HDR-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
    ...) button  PROJECTOR FOCUS lever (29)  Projector lens (29) HDR-CX220/CX220E/CX230/CX230E/ CX280/CX280E/CX290/CX290E  Lens (Carl Zeiss lens)  LENS COVER switch  Built-in microphones HDR-PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E HDR-PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 17
    ... (19)  Multi/Micro USB Terminal Supports Micro USB compatible devices.  Grip... (22) While the lamp is lit or flashing, the camcorder is reading or writing data.  Tripod receptacle... (7/32 in.)). Depending on the specifications of the tripod, your camcorder may not attach in the proper direction...
  • 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
    ...AC Adaptor () and the power cord (mains lead) () to your camcorder and the wall outlet (wall socket).   ... (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 POWER/CHG (charge) lamp...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 20
    ...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],... Built-in USB Cable*: 150 min. The charging times shown above are measured when charging the camcorder at...
  • 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
    ...card, it is recommended to format the memory card with your camcorder before the first use (p. 38). Formatting ...memory card you can use with your camcorder SD Speed Class "Memory Stick...* file system by connecting the camcorder to these devices with the USB cable. Confirm in advance that the connecting...
  • 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...at the subject and record it. on the recording screen of movies or photos, then point your camcorder 25 GB
  • 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
    ... setting, a protected demonstration movie is pre-recorded (HDR-PJ230/PJ230E).   To play back images with... other devices images that were recorded on your camcorder normally. Also, you may not ...images recorded on other devices with your camcorder. Standard definition image quality (STD) movies ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 28
    ... TV HD" standard. "Photo TV HD" allows for highly-detailed, photo-like depiction of subtle textures and colors. By connecting Sony's Photo TV HDcompatible devices using an HDMI cable*, a whole new world of photos can be enjoyed in breathtaking ...
  • 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 page: Functions and equipment  p.12... appears the first time you use the built-in projector after the camcorder is turned on.  Notes The LCD screen turns off while projecting images...
  • 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 Online" "PlayMemories Home" can be downloaded from the following URL. www.sony.net/pm   Notes An Internet connection is required to install ... and play them, use the appropriate software on your Mac. For details, visit the following URL. http://www.sony.co.jp/imsoft/Mac/ 31 GB
  • 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
    ... Home]  the desired item. For details on "PlayMemories 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
    ... transfer, the image quality may deteriorate. High definition image quality (HD) movies will be copied with standard definition image quality (STD). When you connect a .... 2 34 GB Connect your camcorder to the recording device with an AV Cable (sold separately). Copying date and ...
  • 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
    ... the output image resolution when connecting your camcorder to a TV with the HDMI cable. CTRL FOR HDMI...Sets whether or ..." Sync compatible TV with the HDMI cable. USB Connect...Select this item when no instructions appear on the LCD screen when you connect your camcorder to an external device via ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 39
    ... the date and time. Area Setting...Adjusts for a time difference without stopping the 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
    ....  Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.  The power does not turn on.   Attach a charged battery pack to the camcorder ... the problem. However, your Sony dealer will neither copy nor retain your data. See the "Handycam" User Guide (p. ...
  • 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 place. For information on your camcorder model, see ... for a while, then record. Do not aim the camcorder at the sun. Doing so might cause your camcorder to ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 43
    ... object or liquid gets inside the casing, unplug your camcorder and have it checked by a Sony dealer before operating it any further. ... metal contacts clean. If the battery electrolytic liquid has leaked:  Consult your local authorized Sony service facility.  Wash off any liquid that may have ...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 44
    ...not operate correctly. When connecting the camcorder to another device with communication cables, be sure to insert the connector ... and other damage. If your camcorder is used in a cold place, a residual image...    We recommend using genuine Sony accessories. Genuine Sony accessories may not...
  • 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
    ...media (Movie/Photo): Internal memory HDR-CX230/CX230E/CX290/CX290E/ PJ230/PJ230E: 8GB "Memory ... while recording movies)*4, 320× (Digital) HDR-CX280/CX280E/CX290/CX290E: 27× (Optical)*4, 50× (Extended... 804 mm (1 3/16 in. ~ 31 3/4 in.) (16:9) (HDR-CX280/CX280E/CX290/ CX290E) For photos: 29.8 mm ~ 804...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 47
    ...oz) including the supplied rechargeable battery pack HDR-CX280/CX280E/CX290/CX290E: 180 g (6.3 oz) main ...(battery pack) DC 8.4 V (AC Adaptor (HDR-CX280/ CX280E/CX290/CX290E/PJ220/PJ220E/ PJ230/PJ230E)) ...CX230E HD: 2.1 W MP4: 1.9 W STD: 2.0 W HDR-CX280/CX280E/CX290/CX290E/ PJ220/PJ220E/PJ230/PJ230E HD:...
  • Sony HDR-CX230 | Operating Guide - Page 48
    ... 95 45 145 HDRCX220/ CX220E 95 45 145 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 ...
  • 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 Cable...19 U USB...19 USB Adaptor ......24 Recording and playback time...48 Recording media...21 Repair...40 G Grip belt...17 H "Handycam" User Guide...11 HDMI Cable...28 How to operate the multi-selector...11 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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