User manual Sony DSCH400B

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Recommended computer environment  
You can check the system requirements for software at the  
following URL.  
Owner’s Record  
Specifications  
Camera  
The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record the serial  
number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call  
your Sony dealer regarding this product.  
Model No. DSC-H400  
Serial No. ______________________________  
Battery life and number of images that can be recorded and  
played back  
Shooting still images/movies  
How to use  
W: zoom out  
T: zoom in  
www.sony.net/pcenv/  
Battery life  
Number of images  
Shutter button  
MOVIE  
Digital Still Camera  
LCD screen  
Viewfinder  
LCD screen  
Viewfinder  
Approx. 150 min. Approx. 300 images  
Approx. 160 min. Approx. 320 images  
[System]  
Image device: 7.76 mm (1/2.3 type) CCD, Primary color filter  
Inserting the battery pack  
Shooting (still images)  
Typical movie shooting  
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Instruction Manual  
Approx. 60 min.  
Approx. 75 min.  
Approx. 120 min.  
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Lens: 63× zoom lens  
4.4 mm 277 mm (24.5 mm – 1 550 mm (35 mm film equivalent))  
F3.4 (W) F6.5 (T)  
WARNING  
Mode dial  
Notes on using the camera  
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Continuous movie  
shooting  
LCD screen  
Viewfinder  
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Intelligent Auto  
: Movie Mode  
On use and care  
Avoid rough handling, disassembling, modifying, physical shock, or impact such as  
hammering, dropping, or stepping on the product. Be particularly careful of the lens.  
To reduce fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or  
moisture.  
Approx. 135 min.  
While shooting movies (16:9): 32.1 mm  
While shooting movies (4:3): 29.2 mm  
SteadyShot: Optical  
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1 849 mm  
Viewing (still images)  
Approx. 240 min. Approx. 4800 images  
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS  
-SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS  
DANGER  
ˎThe number is based on the CIPA standard.  
Shooting still images  
On database files  
Burst shooting (when shooting with the largest pixel number):  
(
CIPA: Camera  
&
Imaging Products Association)  
When you insert  
power, part of the memory card capacity is used to automatically create  
It may take some time until you can perform the next operation. If database file error  
computer using PlayMemories Home, then format the  
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memory card without  
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database file into the camera and turn on the  
File fAprmpraotx:. 0.71 image/second (up to 100 images)  
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database file.  
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Still images: JPEG (DCF, Exif, MPF Baseline) compliant, DPOF compatible  
Movies: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264  
Recording media: Internal Memory (Approx. 55 MB), Memory Stick PRO Duo™ media,  
Memory Stick Micro™ media, SD cards, microSD memory cards  
Flash: Flash range (ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) set to Auto):  
Inserting  
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memory card (sold separately)  
occurs, import all the images to  
memory card.  
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TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC  
SHOCK, CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE  
INSTRUCTIONS  
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Press the shutter button fully down to shoot an image.  
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Open the cover.  
Notes on recording/playback  
Insert the battery pack.  
Shooting movies  
ꢀˎTo ensure stable operation of the memory card, we recommend that you use this  
camera to format any memory card being used with this camera for the first time. Note  
that formatting will erase all data recorded on the memory card. This data cannot be  
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location.  
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[Input and Output connectors]  
USB A/V OUT jack:  
Learning more about the camera (“Help Guide”)  
Help Guide” is an on-line manual. Refer to it for in-depth  
Turn off the camera while charging the battery.  
Press the MOVIE (Movie) button again to stop recording.  
ꢀˎBefore you start recording, make  
a trial recording to make sure that the camera is  
Video output  
Audio output  
USB communication  
USB communication: Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0)  
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CAUTION  
Battery pack  
If the battery pack is mishandled, the battery pack can burst, cause a fire or even chemical  
burns. Observe the following cautions.  
ꢀˎDo not disassemble.  
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Ensure the notched corner faces correctly.  
Viewing images  
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instructions on the many functions of the camera.  
may occur. In some cases, the camera cannot be repaired.  
ꢀˎDo not aim the camera at the sun or other bright light. It may cause the malfunction of  
the camera.  
Access the Sony support page.  
http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/Support/  
Select your country or region.  
W: zoom out  
T: zoom in  
[Viewfinder]  
ꢀˎDo not crush and do not expose the battery pack to any shock or force such as hammering,  
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Open the cover.  
ꢀˎDo not use the camera near  
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location that generates strong radio waves or emits  
Type: Electronic viewfinder  
Total number of dots: 201 600 dots equivalent  
Frame coverage: 100%  
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Search for the model name of your camera within the support  
page.  
ˎCheck the model name on the bottom of your camera.  
For customers in  
countries/regions  
other than the USA,  
Canada and China  
radiation. Otherwise, the camera may not properly record or play back images.  
ꢀˎUsing the camera in sandy or dusty locations may cause malfunctions.  
ꢀˎDo not shake or strike the camera. It may cause a malfunction and you may not be  
able to record images. Furthermore, the recording media may become unusable or  
image data may be damaged.  
ꢀˎClean the flash surface before use. The heat of the flash emission may cause dirt on  
the flash surface to start smoking or burning. Wipe the flash surface with  
to remove dirt or dust, etc.  
terminals.  
ꢀˎDo not expose to high temperature above 60°C (140°F) such as in direct sunlight or in a car  
parked in the sun.  
Insert the memory card (sold separately).  
Control Button  
Select images:  
(next)/(previous)  
Set:  
To remove the memory card/battery pack  
Memory card: Push the memory card in once to eject the memory card.  
Battery pack: Slide the battery eject lever. Be sure not to drop the battery pack.  
[Screen]  
ꢀˎDo not incinerate or dispose of in fire.  
Checking the supplied items  
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ꢀˎBe sure to charge the battery pack using a genuine Sony battery charger or a device that can  
charge the battery pack.  
ꢀˎKeep the battery pack out of the reach of small children.  
ꢀˎKeep the battery pack dry.  
(Playback)  
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soft cloth  
The number in parentheses indicates the number of pieces.  
[Power, general]  
Power: Rechargeable battery pack NP-BX1, 3.6 V  
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Camera (1)  
Rechargeable battery pack NP-BX1 (1)  
Dedicated USB cable (1)  
AC Adaptor AC-UB10C (1)  
Power cord (mains lead) (not supplied in the USA, Canada and China) (1)  
Shoulder strap (1)  
Lens cap (1)  
ˎInstruction Manual (this manual) (1)  
(Delete)  
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Charge lamp  
Lit: Charging  
Off: Charging finished  
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AC Adaptor AC-UB10C,  
Power consumption (during shooting): Approx. 1.5 W  
Operating temperature: °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)  
Storage temperature: –20 °C to +60 °C (–4 °F to +140 °F)  
Dimensions (CIPA compliant):  
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(Playback) button.  
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ON/OFF (Power)  
On the overheat protection  
Depending on the camera and battery temperature, you may be unable to record  
movies or the power may turn off automatically to protect the camera. message will  
be displayed on the screen before the power turns off or you can no longer record  
movies. In this case, leave the power off and wait until the camera and battery  
temperature goes down. If you turn on the power without letting the camera and  
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AC Adaptor  
Use the nearby wall outlet (wall socket) when using the AC Adaptor. Disconnect the AC Adaptor  
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Flashing:  
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Charging error or charging  
paused temporarily because the  
camera is not within the proper  
temperature range  
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To select next/previous image  
Select an image by pressing (next)/(previous) on the control button. Press  
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Set:  
129.6 mm  
Mass (CIPA compliant) (including NP-BX1 battery pack, Memory Stick PRO Duo media):  
Approx. 655 (1 lb 7.1 oz)  
× 95.0 mm × 122.3 mm (5 1/8 in × 3 3/4 in × 4 7/8 in) (W/H/D)  
in the center of the control button to view movies.  
For Customers in Europe  
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Manufacturer: Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan  
For EU product compliance: Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart,  
Germany  
ˎMemory Stick and  
are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.  
Exif Print: Compatible  
ˎMicrosoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are either registered trademarks or  
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.  
registered trademark of Apple Inc. in the United States and other countries.  
Press (Delete) button.  
Select [This Image] with  
Warning on copyright  
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Connect the camera to the AC Adaptor (supplied), using the  
dedicated USB cable (supplied).  
on the control button, then press  
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Television programs, films, videotapes, and other materials may be copyrighted.  
Unauthorized recording of such materials may be contrary to the provisions of the  
copyright laws.  
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Power requirements: AC 100  
Output voltage: DC V, 0.5  
Operating temperature: °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)  
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Notice  
If static electricity or electromagnetism causes data transfer to discontinue midway (fail), restart  
the application or disconnect and connect the communication cable (USB, etc.) again.  
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ˎYouTube and the YouTube logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Google Inc.  
ˎIn addition, system and product names used in this manual are, in general, trademarks  
or registered trademarks of their respective developers or manufacturers.  
Connect the AC Adaptor to the wall outlet (wall socket).  
ꢀˎBe sure to use only genuine Sony brand battery packs, the dedicated USB cable  
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Select  
Select  
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desired language.  
desired geographic location by following the on  
on the control button.  
Features of PlayMemories Home™  
No compensation for damaged content or recording failure  
Sony cannot compensate for failure to record or loss or damage of recorded content  
Storage temperature: –20 °C to +60 °C (–4 °F to +140 °F)  
Dimensions:  
Approx. 50 mm × 22 mm × 54 mm (2 inches × 7/8 inches × 2 1/4 inches) (W/H/D)  
This product has been tested and found compliant with the limits set out in the EMC regulation  
(supplied) and AC Adaptor (supplied).  
due to  
a
malfunction of the camera or recording media, etc.  
However, the  
or  
®
marks may not be described in this manual.  
Playing back images  
imported from your  
camera.  
On moisture condensation  
The electromagnetic fields at the specific frequencies may influence the picture and sound of  
this unit.  
Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked  
questions can be found at our Customer Support Website.  
Charging time (Full charge)  
The charging time is approximately 230 min., using the AC Adaptor (supplied).  
screen instructions, then press  
If the camera is brought directly from  
a cold to a warm location, moisture may condense  
Rechargeable battery pack NP-BX1  
Battery type: Lithium-ion battery  
Disposal of waste batteries and electrical and electronic equipment  
(applicable in the European Union and other European countries with  
separate collection systems)  
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Set [Date Time Format], [Summer Time] and [Date  
Time], then select [OK].  
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the camera.  
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Maximum voltage: DC 4.2  
Nominal voltage: DC 3.6  
Maximum charge voltage: DC 4.2 V  
Maximum charge current: 1.89  
Capacity:  
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To charge by connecting to a computer  
The battery pack can be charged by connecting the camera to  
the dedicated USB cable.  
Importing images from your  
camera  
If moisture condensation occurs  
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product and the battery shall not be treated as household waste. On certain  
batteries this symbol might be used in combination with a chemical symbol.  
The chemical symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the battery  
products and bactotenrtiaeisnasrme odrise  
consequences for the environment and human health which could otherwise be caused by  
inappropriate waste handling. The recycling of the materials will help to conserve natural  
resources.  
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Sharing images on  
record clear images.  
To set the date and time again  
Select MENU (Settings) (Clock Settings)  
open the date time setting display.  
PlayMe  
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How to store the battery pack  
ꢀˎTo prevent staining the terminal, short-circuiting, etc., be sure to use  
to keep away from metal materials when carrying or storing.  
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properly, hand over these products at end-of-life to the applicable collection point for the  
recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. For all other batteries, please view the section  
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You can download PlayMemories Home from the following URL:  
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Printed in China  
ꢀˎFor details on applications for Mac computers, visit the following URL:  
http://www.sony.co.jp/imsoft/Mac/  

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