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

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Chapter 2   Operation     
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Chapter 2
Selection
AWB
ATW
NORMAL
or ATW
WIDE
Function
Adjusts the white balance atutomatically (auto white
balance).
When this item is selected, R. PAINT and B. PAINT
are displayed. Use these items for fine adjustment.
Adjust them while watching the monitor screen.
R. PAINT: Finely adjusts the red in the range from
–100 to +100.
B. PAINT: Finely adjusts the blue in the range from
–100 to +100.
For details, see “Adjusting the White Balance” on page 39.
Activates auto-tracing white balance. This mode is
suitable for shooting when the light source changes.
The white balance is automatically adjusted as the
color temperature changes.
Normally, set to ATW NORMAL.
The ATW WIDE setting can cope with a wider range of
color temperature changes.
When these items are selected, R. PAINT, B. PAINT,
AREA and SPEED are displayed. Use these items for
fine adjustment. Adjust them while watching the
monitor screen. The adjusted values are stored in
memory other than AWB values.
R. PAINT: Finely adjusts the red in the range from
–10 to +10.
B. PAINT: Finely adjusts the blue in the range from
–10 to +10.
MODE
Selects the white balance modes.
Selection
ATW
NORMAL
or ATW
WIDE
(Continued)
MANUAL
3200K
5600K
Function
AREA: A detecting window appears on the monitor
screen. Normally set to NORMAL to detect the
average luminance level on the whole screen. If
you want to display the desired window, set to
MANUAL and follow the steps below.
Press the ENTER button.
Move the left top cross cursor with the 
B
b
V
 or
v
 button to set the upper and left side size, and
press the ENTER button.
Move the right bottom cross cursor with the 
B
b
,
V
 or 
v
 button to set the lower and right side size,
and press the ENTER button.
Move the window to the desired position on the
screen with the 
B
b
V
 or 
v
 button, and press
the ENTER button.
SPEED: Sets the focusing speed. You can select
SLOW (slow speed), MID (normal speed) or FAST
(fast speed).
Use for manual adjustment of white balance.
When this item is selected, R. GAIN and B. GAIN are
displayed. Adjust them while watching the monitor
screen.
R. GAIN: Finely adjusts the red gain in the range from
–127 to +127.
B. GAIN: Finely adjusts the blue gain in the range
from –127 to +127.
Selects for indoor shooting. (Color temperature:
3200K)
Selects for outdoor shooting. (Color temperature:
5600K)