Sony DXC-390P User Manual (fr, en, de, es)

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Chapter 2   Operation     
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Chapter 2
Selection
MANUAL
DCC+
DYNA-
LATITUDE
EFFECT
Selects the setting suitable for the incident luminance levels.
GAMMA
Activates gamma compensation.
MASTER PEDESTAL
The pedestal levels of the G, B and R output signals can be
adjusted simultaneously.
Adjusts the darkness level of the black part of the image.
Use this function to bring out details in heavily shaded
areas. The adjustable range is from –127 to +127. Normally
set to 
±
0.
Use of a waveform monitor allows easier adjustment.
Function
Selects KNEE POINT setting or BLACK STRETCH.
KNEE POINT
Sets the knee point according to the incoming light
levels.
OFF: Knee processing does not function.
HIGH: Sets the knee point to the highest level.
MID: Normally, select this position.
LOW: Sets the knee point to the lowest level.
BLACK STRETCH
Adjusts the luminance of the dark portion of the
screen.
You can set the value within the range from –10 to
+10. The higher the setting, the brighter the screen.
When shooting a very bright object, the whole
screen may white out or a part of the image may be
colorless. This setting minimizes these phenomena.
Adjusts the contrast according to the luminance
level of each picture element. The setting is useful
for shooting scenes mixed with bright and dark
parts.
You can set the level within the range from –10 to
+10.
Selection
OFF
ON
Function
Outputs the video signal linearly without gamma
compensation. Use this setting when you want to
produce images for image processing or image
analysis.
Compensates the reproduction characteristics of a
cathode-ray tube of a monitor to produce natural-
tone image.
Select LEVEL, then adjust so that you can obtain
natural-tone image. Adjustable range is from –10 to
+10.
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