|Sony HDW-700A Video camera|
|Category||Audio Video TV Multimedia|
The HDW –700A HD Camcorder combines a HD color video camera, of which effective picture elements is 1920(H) x 1080(V) and which uses 2/3 inch FIT1) CCD2) imagers with 2,000,000 picture elements, with an HDCAM portable videocassette recorder. Its excellent portability and dust- and water-proof construction make it ideal as a camcorder for ENG3) and EFP4) in the same way as the earlier DVW-700, which is the Digital BETACAM model. The introduction of a new method of processing HD digital signals improves the image quality even further and simplifies setup (initialization) operations. 1-1-1 Camera Features The features of the HDW-700A camera are described below. • 2/3 inch FIT CCDs with 2,000,000 picture elements provide a compact and lightweight unit with excellent image quality. • Existing 2/3 inch lenses can be used. • Digital signal processing has improved picture quality, stability, and reliability. • A setup menu enables you to control features such as status displays, messages, and markers; to select various types of settings; to toggle switches; and to operate a setup card. • Blur-free shooting is ensured by a built-in, high-performance electronic shutter that provides a variety of modes, such as ECS5) mode which reduces flickering on the monitor screen and S-EVS6) mode which improves vertical resolution. • Selectable video gain ensures a noise-free image. • A simple switch operation enables automatic adjustment of the black set, black balance, and white balance. Memory functions make it easy to replicate the white balance setting appropriate for the lighting conditions. • Character display functions on the viewfinder indicate switch settings, automatic black and white balance adjustment, status indications, and warnings. • The warning system uses various types of warning indicators and sounds to inform you of VTR faults, end of tape, low battery, etc. • The camcorder is equipped with a dual-wheel filter disk for adjusting the filter setting to shooting and lighting conditions. • Override function which makes fine adjustment of the reference value for brightness of automatic iris control is provided. • A built-in circuit produces a color bar signal for easy adjustment of the color monitor. • The remote control unit controls camera functions and VTR functions. • Setup data specified by the camera operator, including the various marker settings, can be stored in the camcorder itself or on a setup card as an operator file, and then can be recalled. • Setup data specified by video engineers, including the various detail settings, can be stored in the camcorder itself and on a setup card as a reference file, and then can be recalled. It is possible to shorten time for setting with duplicating the stored reference file to the other cameras through the setup card, • Setup data specified by video engineers, including the video settings, can be stored as a scene file. It is possible to recall the setup data appropriate for the scene. • Correction value to use a lens extender and for each lens can be stored as a lens file, and then can be recalled. It is possible to shorten time for adjustment when replacing the lens. • A high-performance viewfinder is adjustable forward, backward, and sideways, and has a full range of auxiliary equipment. The VTR features of this camcorder are described below. • Use of the HDCAM format allows high performance HD digital recording and playback while preserving the same ease of use as conventional camcorder equipment. • The same cassette size (S size) as Digital BETACAM can be used to achieve a long recording time of approximately 40 minutes. • The recording review function, which automatically rewinds and plays back the last approximately 3 seconds of recording on the tape, enables you to quickly confirm recorded contents. • No playback adaptor is needed to see the color playback image on the monitor screen. • The 3 times normal speed search function provides quick positioning of the tape. • LTC1) and VITC2) recording and LTC playback can be performed. • The built-in time code generator can be synchronized with an external generator. • A lithium battery is the back-up power supply for the built-in time code generator enabling the time code to be held for approximately 5 years without charging the camcorder power supply. • Optional long-life battery packs are available. • Pressing the VTR START button on the camcorder or the VTR button on the lens ensures recording continuity from the very next frame. • Two analog audio input channels can be recorded as 16-bit digital signals.
These manuals are available for the above equipment:
|Sony -- HDW-700A -- User Manual|
|Manual Type||User Manual|
|Size||1.34 Mbytes (1407330 Bytes)|
|Quality||Electronic document, no scan, very well readable.|
|Upload date||02 August 2015|
|Downloads||310 since 02 August 2015|
Chapter 1 Overview 1-1 Features ... 1-1 1-1-1 Camera Features ... 1-1 1-1-2 VTR Features ... 1-3 1-2 Example of System Configuration ... 1-4 1-3 Precautions ... 1-6 Chapter 2 Locations and Functions of Parts and Controls 2-1 Power Supply ... 2-1 2-2 Accessory Attachments ... 2-3 2-3 Audio Functions ... 2-5 2-4 Shooting and Recording/Playback Functions ... 2-13 2-5 Setup Menu Operating Section ... 2-27 2-6 Time Code System ... 2-29 2-7 Warnings and Indications ... 2-35 2-8 Warnings and Indications on the Display Panel ... 2-38 Chapter 3 Recording and Playback 3-1 About Cassettes ... 3-1 3-1-1 Loading and Unloading a Cassette ... 3-1 3-1-2 Preventing Accidental Erasure ... 3-4 3-2 Recording ... 3-5 3-2-1 Basic Procedure ... 3-5 3-2-2 Continuous Recording ... 3-9 3-3 Checking the Recording – Playback ... 3-12 3-3-1 Checking the last Three Seconds of the Recording – Recording Review ... 3-12 3-3-2 Checking the Recording on the Color Video Monitor – Playback in Color ... 3-13 4-1 Adjusting the Black Balance and the White Balance and Correcting the White Spots ... 4-1 4-1-1 Adjusting the Black Balance ... 4-2 4-1-2 Automatic Correction of White Spots in the Image ... 4-4 4-1-3 Adjusting the White Balance ... 4-5 4-2 Setting the Electronic Shutter ... 4-9 4-2-1 Shutter Modes ... 4-9 4-2-2 Selecting the Shutter Mode and Speed ... 4-10 4-3 Adjusting the Audio Level ... 4-13 4-4 Setting the Time Data ... 4-17 4-4-1 Setting the User Bits ... 4-17 4-4-2 Setting the Time Code ... 4-19 4-4-3 Entering the Real Time in the VITC ... 4-21 4-4-4 Synchronizing the Time Code ... 4-23 4-5 Setup Menu Display on the Viewfinder Screen ... 4-28 4-5-1 Basic Use of the Setup Menu ... 4-31 4-6 Status Display on the Viewfinder Screen 4-34 4-6-1 Layout of the Status Display on the Viewfinder Screen 4-34 4-7 Setup Using the OPERATION Menu ... 4-38 4-7-1 Finding a Page ... 4-39 4-7-2 Selecting the Items for Which the “!” LED is to Light. 4-40 4-7-3 Setting the Marker Display ... 4-42 4-7-4 Selecting the Display Items ... 4-43 4-7-5 Setting the GAIN Selector Values ... 4-45 4-7-6 Setting the Viewfinder ... 4-47 4-7-7 Setting the Automatic Iris ... 4-48 4-7-8 Setting the Battery, D5600K Mode and Selecting the Lens File ... 4-50 4-7-9 Operator File ... 4-52 4-8 Paint Menu ... 4-54 4-9 Using the Setup Card ... 4-64 4-9-1 Handling the Setup Card ... 4-64 4-9-2 Using Data on the Setup Card ... 4-66 Chapter 5 Setting Up The Camcorder 5-1 Power Supply ... 5-1 5-1-1 Using a BP-L60A/L90A Battery Pack ... 5-1 5-1-2 Using a BP-90A Battery Pack ... 5-5 5-1-4 Using an AC Adaptor ... 5-6 5-1-5 Using the Anton Bauer Ultralight System ... 5-7 5-2 Adjusting the Viewfinder ... 5-8 5-2-1 Adjusting the Viewfinder Position ... 5-8 5-2-2 Detaching the Viewfinder ... 5-10 5-3 Mounting the Lens ... 5-12 5-4 Adjusting the Flange Focal Length ... 5-13 5-5 Audio Input System ... 5-15 5-5-1 Using the Supplied Microphone ... 5-15 5-5-2 Using an External Microphone ... 5-18 5-5-3 Attaching a UHF Portable TV Multimedia">Tuner (for a UHF Wireless Microphone System) ... 5-23 5-5-4 Connecting Line Input Audio Equipment ... 5-27 5-6 Tripod Mounting ... 5-28 5-7 Attaching the Shoulder Strap ... 5-30 5-8 Adjusting the Shoulder Pad Position ... 5-32 5-9 Putting On the Rain Cover ... 5-33 5-10 Connecting the Remote Control Unit ... 5-36 Chapter 6 Maintenance 6-1 Testing the Camcorder Before Shooting ... 6-1 6-1-1 Preparations for Testing ... 6-1 6-1-2 Testing the Camera ... 6-2 6-1-3 Testing the VTR ... 6-6 6-2 Maintenance ... 6-10 6-2-1 Cleaning the Video Heads ... 6-10 6-2-2 Cleaning the Viewfinder ... 6-10 6-3 Operation Warnings ... 6-12 Appendix Specifications ... A-1 Video Camera Section ... A-2 VTR Section ... A-3 Supplied Accessories ... A-6 Recommended Additional Equipment ... A-6 Glossary ... A-9 Index ... 1-1
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