The Sony DVW camera menus

Described here is the principle of the menu system incorporated into the Sony DVW cameras. The following two chapters provide a line-by-line description of the menus in the DVW 700 and the DVW 790 cameras.

The set-up card

At the front of the camera, about half-way up and on the operator side, is a small door around 1 inch (2.5 cm) wide by 2 inches (5 cm) high, hinged at the bottom (see Figure 17.1 overleaf). Slightly to the right of this is a small black slider which if operated will allow the door to spring open. The inside face of the door is channelled and into the channel can be slipped a set-up card. The card will only go all the way into the channel one way round, so it cannot be inserted incorrectly. Once inserted, ...

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