Record Menu (P/A/S/M exposure modes)
The record menu is displayed over the live view (a black background used here for clarity) and is split across two pages. It has the standard Sony menu appearance of a row of options along the bottom of the screen with their 'settings menu' popping up as you scroll along.
Other mode menus are a subset of this menu (except scene and movie which have an additional menu option each).
Record Menu Options
|Metering Mode|| Multi
|White Balance|| Auto
|Picture Quality|| Standard
|Bracketing|| +/- 0.3 EV
+/- 0.7 EV
+/- 1.0 EV
|Only available if Mode is 'Exposure Bracketing'|
|Multi burst delay|| 1/30 sec
|Only available if Mode is 'Multi Burst'|
|Flash level|| Low
|Only if flash is enabled|
|Picture Effect|| Off
|Just like the record menu the play menu appears along the bottom of the display over the current image (a black image used here for clarity).|
Play Menu Options
|Folder|| Select folder||[clip]|
|Protects / Un-protects current image then enters a Protect browsing mode|
|Marks / Un-marks current image then enters a Protect browsing mode|
All in this folder
|For direct printing (PictBridge)|
|Slide Show|| Interval: 3, 5, 10,
30, 60 sec
Image: Folder, All
Repeat: On, Off
Cancel / Start
|Resize *|| 7M
|Rotate|| 90° CCW / 90° CW
|Divide|| Movie clips only||Allows you to split a movie clip into two|
* Options available vary depending on the size of the current image
|The DSC-V3 has five pages of setup options. This menu can only be accessed by turning the mode dial to the SET UP position.|
Setup Menu Options
|AF Mode|| Single
|- AF only at shutter button half-press
- AF cont. with monitor on, lock with half-press
- AF cont. with monitor on and during half-press
|Digital Zoom|| Smart
|- Only at lower resolutions
- Up to 2x at any size
|Date/Time|| Day & Time
|Overlay day / time or date in bottom right corner of every image.|
|Red Eye Reduction|| On
|Hologram AF|| Auto
|Set to 'Off' to disable the Laser AF assist|
|Auto Review|| On
|Enlarged Icon|| On
|Memory Stick / CF Card Tool
|Create Record Folder|| Ok
|Create a new image folder, new folders are numbered 100MSDCF, 101.., 102.. etc.|
|Change Record Folder|| Ok
|Select the current record folder (it would have been nice to be able to do this from record mode)|
|LCD Brightness|| Bright
|File Number|| Series
|USB Connect|| PictBridge
|Video Out|| NTSC
|Clock Set|| Ok
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