Insert a “Memory Stick” (not supplied)
Prepare the battery
Turn the camera on/set the clock
For DSC-ST80, refer to the operating instructions “Cyber-shot Station”.
Digital Still Camera
Insert the batteries.
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Insert the “Memory Stick” all the way in until it clicks.
When there is no “Memory Stick” inserted
Before operating the unit, please read this manual and “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate
volume) thoroughly, and retain it for future reference.
The camera records/plays back images using the internal memory (32 MB). t “User’s Guide/
Set the clock with the control button.
Troubleshooting” (page 23)
Light on: Charging
Light off: Completed (Remove the batteries.)
Select the date display format with v/V, then press z.
Connect the power code
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).
Select a mode.
Press (Image Size).
Select the size with v/V.
Select each item with b/Band 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 Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries from the battery charger.
Nickel-Metal Hydride battery
NH-AA-DA×2 (supplied with DSC-S90/S80) Approx.
Time required to charge fully depleted Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries at a temperature of 25°C
77°F). Charging may take longer under certain circumstances or conditions.
The CHARGE lamp may remain lit longer than six hours, but this is not a malfunction.
Select [OK] with B, then press z.
The screen above is for still images.
For movies, select [640(Fine)] (“Memory Stick
PRO” only), [640(Standard)] or .
Refer to “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting”
4Insert the batteries.
Explains advanced techniques and what to do if you experience trouble with
Press (Image Size) to
complete the setting.
• To cancel, select [Cancel] and press z.
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To change the date and time
Select [Clock Set] in the (Setup) screen and perform the procedure in step 3above.
“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 55)
On still image sizes
For details on the image size t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 13)
You can use HR 15/51:HR6 (size AA) Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries/R6 (size AA) alkaline
batteries/battery pack NP-NH25/ZR6 (size AA) Oxy Nickel Primary Battery. t “User’s
Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 93)
No. of images
Checking the accessories supplied
Ni-MH battery charger BC-CS2A/CS2B (1)
Power cord (mains lead) (1) (DSC-S90/S80)
(the default setting)
For printing high density images in A4 or
On the clock display
Cyber-shot Station (DSC-ST80)
–Cyber-shot Station CSS-SA (1)
Using the AC Adaptor
If you selected [D/M/Y] in step 3-1, set the time on a 24-hour cycle.
Midnight is indicated as 12:00 AM, and noon as 12:00 PM.
You can connect the camera using the AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not supplied). t “User’s Guide/
Troubleshooting” (page 15). Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the AC Adaptor.
A/V connecting cable (1)
USB cable (1)
When turning on the power
For printing in postcard size
For recording a larger number of images
For attaching images to e-mail or creating
AC Adaptor AC-LS5 (1)
Power cord (mains lead) (1)
To check the remaining battery time
Unless you set the clock, the Clock Set screen appears each time the camera is turned on.
USB, A/V cable for multi-use terminal (1) (DSC-S90/S80/S60)
–Rechargeable battery pack (NP-
Press POWER to turn on and check the time on the LCD screen.
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 a malfunction.
The following screen appears when the camera is turned on for the second time or afterwards.
*Images are recorded in the same 3:2 aspect ratio as photograph printer paper or postcards, etc.
Operating Instructions “Cyber-
shot Station” (1)
On recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies
Battery half full Battery low,
Change the batteries with
fully charged ones, or
charge the batteries. (The
warning indicator flashes.)
HR6 (size AA) Nickel-Metal
Hydride batteries (2) (DSC-S90/S80)
R6 (size AA) alkaline batteries (2) (DSC-S60)
Battery case (1)
“Memory Stick” is not
Recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies vary depending on the image
The camera has the own internal
memory (32 MB), however,
For details on recordable number or time t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 22)
“Memory Stick” is
The displayed time remaining may not be correct under certain circumstances.
To turn off the power
When using alkaline batteries/Oxy Nickel Primary Battery, the battery remaining indicator may not display
the correct information.
Press POWER again.
• If the camera is running on battery power and you do not operate the camera for a period of time, the camera
turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery (Auto power-off function).
Maximum recordable image
Maximum recordable time
Wrist strap (1)
• CD-ROM (Cyber-shot application
When the AC Adaptor (not supplied) is used, the battery remaining indicator is not displayed.
Operating instructions for digital still
camera “Read This First” (this manual) (1)
To remove the batteries
Changing the language setting
Operating instructions “User’s Guide/
Hold the camera with the battery cover facing upward, then open the battery cover and remove
the batteries. Be careful not to drop the batteries.
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
Number of recordable images and time can differ according to shooting conditions.
(Setup) with the control
Notes before use
button, then, select [ ALanguage] in
(Setup1), and select the desired language. t “User’s
To remove a “Memory Stick”
Charge the supplied batteries before using the camera for the first time. (DSC-S90/S80/ST80 only)
To use your camera abroad — Power sources
Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 53)
Open the cover, then push the “Memory Stick” in once.
The camera is a precision instrument. Be careful not 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.
You can use your camera, the battery charger (supplied with DSC-S90/S80), and the AC Adaptor
not supplied) in any country or region where the power supply is within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/
0 Hz. Use a commercially available AC plug adaptor [a], if necessary, depending on the design
of the wall outlet (wall socket) [b].
Do not use an electronic transformer (travel converter), as
this may cause a malfunction.
When the access lamp is lit
Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be
found at our Customer Support Website.
Never open the cover or turn off the power. The data may be corrupted.
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