Sony hdr-cx550e digital video camera

As for manual functions, the CX550V has options for focus, exposure, iris, shutter speed, autoexposure shift, and white balance shift. It's also reasonably viewable in direct sunlight, but I still found it difficult to judge manual focus on it or in the EVF. A newer version of your browser may be available Chrome Chrome Download the latest version IE Internet Explorer Download the latest version Firefox Firefox Download the latest version Apple Safari Download the latest version Proceed with current browser for. We recommend downloading and installing the latest version of one of the following browsers: Our site is not optimized for your current browser.

This, article, follow these steps to transfer pictures from the camera to a computer using a standard, uSB connection. Get notifications about the latest firmware updates, product alerts, and more. For CD Mavica cameras, the icon will look like a CD and start with the letters.

That said, given the choice between size and resolution, I prefer the higher resolution. If the Removable Disk icon for the camera does not show in the My Computer window, troubleshooting is available.

Turn on the computer. Important: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Note: The folder and any subfolders containing images will be copied to the computer hard drive. PlayMemories, mobile becomes, imaging, edge, mobile!

The camcorder has a sliding door on top for the accessory shoe; another slider near the lens on the right side covering the mic and headphone jacks; two separate covers underneath the record button for the proprietary. The electronic viewfinder has a higher resolution than its predecessors had, as well as those on several of its competitors, but it is smaller. In the My Computer window, click the icon that represents the camera.

I complained about the location of the mode button-for switching between recording video and shooting still photos-in Sony's previous models, and now it sits just to the left of the EVF, a much better place and one that's easier. Important: This procedure must be performed while logged in as Administrator or to an account with Administrator rights. Check, applicable, products and, categories for details.

While EVFs are a disappearing breed and I find them essential no matter how bad, I'm disappointed with how small and low magnification the CX550V's. Important: Skip this step if you want to transfer pictures recorded on the internal memory of a camera.

Under the LCD are buttons that trigger NightShot (infrared) and intelligent auto mode-a replacement for Easy-playback, and direct-to-DVD burning for use in conjunction with Sony's DVDirect dock or through software when connected to. Connect the camera directly to a USB port on the computer. Toward the front-top of the unit is the five-channel mic; for the gazillionth time, I'll say I'd rather see Sony use that space for a stereo mic with good separation.