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Play menu

The play menu has all the options you might expect but also includes the option that allows you to switch between viewing stills, MP4 movies and AVCHD movies.

Option Values / Actions Notes
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Still/Movie Select  • Folder View (Still)
 • Folder View (MP4)
 • AVCHD View

Delete  • Multiple images
Selection screen
 • All in folder
Delete
Cancel

Slide show  • Repeat
On
Off
 • Interval
1 sec
3 sec
5 sec
10 sec
30 sec
 • Image type
All
Display 3D only
 • Enter
 • Cancel
 
Image Index  • 4 Images
 • 9 Images
 
Protect  • Multiple Img.
Selection screen
 • Cancel All Images
 
Specify Printing  • DPOF setup
Multiple Img.
Cancel All
 • Date Imprint
On
Off
 • Enter
 • Cancel
 
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Picture Effect  • Watercolor
 • Illustration
 
Volume Settings Select 0-7  
Playback Display  • Auto Rotate
 • Manual Rotate
 

Memory menu

Unlike most other brands, Sony likes to write an image database file to the memory card (and the camera will sometimes ask to update this database at startup if you've used your card in another camera). Those controls and various other file management options can be found here.

Option Values / Actions Notes
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Format  • Enter
 • Cancel
Formats the memory card
File Number  • Series
 • Reset
 
Folder Name  • Standard form
 • Date form
 
Select REC folder  • 100MSDCF
 • 101MSDCF
 • etc.
 
New Folder  • OK Creates a new running number folder.
Recover Image DB  • Enter
 • Cancel
 
Display Card Space  • OK  

Time and date settings

Date and time settings get their own section but might, just as logically be part of the Setup section.

Option Values / Actions Notes
Date/Time setup  • Daylight Svg.: On/Off
 • Y - M - D, Hr:Mn
 • Date format
Y/M/D
D/M/Y
M/D/Y
 
Area setting Select your location from map display  

Setup menu

The last menu is the Setup menu which allows you to configure general camera settings such as USB transfer modes or language. This menu is split across three pages. You can also find the viewfinder and LCD brightness options here as well.

Option Values / Actions Notes
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Menu start  • Top
 • Previous
 
Delete confirm.  • "Delete" first
 • "Cancel" first
 
Mode Dial Guide  • On
 • Off
 
LCD brightness  • Auto
 • Manual
Low (-2) to High (+2)
• Sunny Weather
 
Viewfinder Bright.  • Auto
 • Manual
Low (-1) to High (+1)
Available only when optional EVF is attached
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LCD Quality  • High
 • Standard
 
Power Saving Start Time  • 30 Min
 • 5 Min
 • 1 Min
 • 20 Sec
 • 10 Sec
 
HDMI Resolution  • Auto
 • 1080p
 • 1080i
 
CTRL for HDMI  • On
 • Off
Allows camera control with TV remote when connected to a compatible TV
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USB Connection  • Auto
 • Mass storage
 • MTP
 • PC Remote
 
USB LUN Setting  • Multi
 • Single
 
USB Power Supply  • On
 • Off
 
Audio signals  • On
 • Off
 
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Version Displays firmware version  
Language  • Japanese
 • English
 • French
 • Spanish
 • Italian
 • Chinese (Simplified)
 • Chinese (Traditional)
 • German
 • Portuguese
 • Dutch
 • Russian
 • Swedish
 • Danish
 • Norwegian
 • Finnish
 • Polish
 • Czech
 • Hungarian
 • Korean
 • Arabic
 • Farsi
 • Thai
 • Greek
 • Turkish
 • Malay
Varies by region
Demo mode  • On
 • Off
 
Initialize  • Reset default
 • Rec mode reset
 • Custom reset
Resets shooting settings and camera setup.