Prepare the battery pack
Turn the camera on/set the clock
Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” (not
Insert the battery pack.
Press the POWER button.
Push the battery pack gently until it clicks into place.
To wall outlet
Insert the “Memory Stick Duo”
all the way in until it clicks.
Power cord (mains lead)
When there is no “Memory Stick Duo” inserted
Set the clock with the control
The camera records/plays back images using the internal memory. t“User’s Guide/
Light on: Charging
Connect the power
cord (mains lead).
Troubleshooting” (page 26)
Light off: Completed (Practical charge)
Select the date display format with v/V, then press
If you continue charging the battery pack for about one more hour (until it is fully
charged), the charge will last slightly longer.
Select the image size for use
Connect the battery charger to an easily accessible wall outlet (wall socket) close by.
Even if the CHARGE lamp is not lit, the battery charger is not disconnected from the AC power source
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet (wall socket). If some trouble occurs while using the
battery charger, immediately shut off the power by disconnecting the plug from the wall outlet (wall socket).
Digital Still Camera
Select a mode.
Select each item with b/B and set the numeric value
with v/V, then press z.
When charging is finished, disconnect the power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (wall socket), and
remove the battery pack from the battery charger.
Read This First
Select the size with v/V.
The time required to fully charge the battery pack (supplied) from when it is completely discharged at
temperature of 25°C (77°F) is approximately 330 min., and the practical charging time is approximately
70 min. Charging may take longer under certain circumstances or conditions.
Up to 10x15cm/4x6"print
Appx. Image Capacity
Insert the charged battery pack.
Select [OK] with B, then press z.
• The screen above is for still images.
• For movies, select [640(Fine)] (“Memory Stick PRO
Duo” only), [640(Standard)] or .
Press (Image Size) to
complete the setting.
Before operating the unit, please read this manual and “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate
volume) thoroughly, and retain them for future reference.
Battery eject lever
Open the battery/
Memory Stick Duo”
Insert the battery pack while
pressing the battery eject lever
with the tip of the battery.
Close the battery/
“Memory Stick Duo”
• To cancel, select [Cancel] and press z.
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Using the AC Adaptor
To change the date and time
Select [Clock Set] in the (Setup) screen and perform the procedure in step 3above.
On still image sizes
For details on the image size t“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 15)
You can connect the camera to a wall outlet (wall socket) using the AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not
supplied). t“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 18).
t“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (pages 46 and 55)
No. of images
Checking the accessories supplied
A “Memory Stick Duo” is not
The camera has its own internal
To check the remaining battery time
On the clock display
7M (DSC-W70 the default
Up to A3/11×17"print
Battery charger BC-CSG/
USB cable (1) (DSC-W30/W40)
Press POWER button to turn on and check the remaining battery on the LCD screen.
• Midnight is indicated as 12:00 AM, and noon as 12:00 PM.
6M (DSC-W30/W40/W50 the Up to A4/8×10"print
• If you selected [D/M/Y] in step 3-1, set the time on a 24-hour cycle.
memory 58 MB (DSC-W70) or
2 MB (DSC-W30/W40/W50),
however, purchase of a
A/V cable (1) (DSC-W30/W40) “Memory Stick Duo” is
recommended for shooting more
Match 3:2 Aspect Ratio
Up to A4/8×10"print
When turning on the power
• Unless you set the clock, the Clock Set screen appears each time the camera is turned on.
Battery half full Battery low,
Change the battery with
fully charged one, or charge
the battery. (The warning
• Do not touch the lens portion as the cover opens and the lens portion extends. Also, do not leave the camera
with the lens portion extended for a long period of time with the power off as this may cause malfunction.
Up to 13×18cm/5×7"print
Up to 10×15cm/4×6"print
Wrist strap (1) (DSC-W30/W50/ “Memory Stick Duo”: you can
use a “Memory Stick Duo”
• The following screen appears when the camera is turned on for the second time or afterwards.
Power cord (mains lead) (1)
with your camera.
Display On 16:9 HDTV3)
It takes about one minute until the correct battery remaining indicator appears.
The displayed battery remaining indicator may not be correct under certain circumstances.
1) Images are recorded in the same 3:2 aspect ratio as photograph printing paper or postcards, etc.
2) Both edges of the image may be cut off when printing t“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 89)
3) By using a Memory Stick slot or USB connection, you can enjoy higher quality images.
Neck strap (1) (DSC-W40)
“Memory Stick”: you cannot
use a “Memory Stick” with
Rechargeable battery pack
NP-BG1 (1)/Battery case (1)
To remove the battery pack
Soft carrying case (1)
Slide the battery eject lever to pull the battery pack out. Be sure not to drop the battery pack
when pulling it out.
To turn off the power
On the recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies
Press the POWER button again.
Recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies vary depending on the image
If the camera is running on battery power and you do not operate the camera for about three minutes, the
camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery pack (Auto power-off function).
Other memory cards cannot
• For details on “Memory Stick
Duo” t“User’s Guide/
Battery eject lever
USB, A/V cable for multi-
use terminal (1)
• CD-ROM (Cyber-shot
application software) (1)
For details on recordable number or time t“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 24)
Changing the language setting
Operating instructions: “Read
This First” (this manual) (1)
Troubleshooting” (page 95)
You can change the screen display to show messages in a specified language. To change the
language setting, press MENU to display the menu screen. Select
(Setup) with the control
(Setup1), and select the desired language. t“User’s
Operating instructions: “User’s
button, then, select [ ALanguage] in
To use your camera abroad — Power sources
Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 53)
You can use your camera, the battery charger, and the AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not supplied) in
any country or region where the power supply is within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz.
• The number of recordable images and time can differ according to shooting conditions.
Charge the battery pack (supplied) before using the camera for the first time.
To remove a “Memory Stick Duo”
The LCD screen is manufactured using extremely high-precision technology so over 99.99% of the
pixels are operational for effective use. However, there may be some tiny black points and/or bright
points (white, red, blue or green in color) that constantly appear on the LCD screen. These points are
normal in the manufacturing process and do not affect the recording in any way.
• Do not use an electronic transformer (travel converter), as this may cause a
Open the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover, then push the
“Memory Stick Duo” in once.
• The camera is a precision instrument. Be careful not
When the access lamp is lit
to bump the lens or the LCD screen, and not to apply
force to it. Attach the strap to prevent the camera
from damage by being dropped, etc.
Never remove the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” or turn off
the power. The data may be corrupted.
Designed for use with compatible Sony batteries.
Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be
found at our Customer Support Website.
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