Bahama Islands, Bolivia, Canada, Central America, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Jamaica,
Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Great
Britain, Holland, Hong Kong, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal,
Singapore, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, etc.
Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
Bulgaria, France, Guiana, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Monaco, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, etc.
* If your TV color system is SECAM, set the monitor image select switch to the
SOURCE position as described on page 15.
Before using the image capture adaptor
Do not shake or strike the image capture adaptor
Malfunctions, inability to record images or to use floppy disks, image and memory data breakdown, damage or loss may occur.
Do not get the image capture adaptor wet
If moisture condensation occurs, refer to Precautions on page 28 and follow instructions on how to remove the condensation before using.
Back up recommendations
To avoid the potential risk of data loss always copy (back up) data to a disk.
Connect to the TV.
To view the image recorded on a floppy disk and/or the on-screen display, connect the
TV as shown below. You can view higher quality images with S video cable connection.
For MVC-FDR3/FDR3E only
You can view the image on the LCD screen instead of connecting the unit to the TV.
LCD lock release button
S VIDEO OUT
S video cable
: Signal flow
Turn on the power.
Turn on the TV and set the TV/VCR selector on the TV
Press the LCD lock release button and open the LCD
(1) Connect the AC power adaptor to the power cord and to the image capture
(2) Connect the power cord to the wall outlet.
(3) Press POWER.
Insert the floppy disk until it clicks.
Before inserting, check that the write protect tab is set to the recordable position.
To view the image, see page 16.
Slide the tab to shut the opening.
Floppy disk eject button
To eject the floppy disk
Press the floppy disk eject button.
Using the control button
You can select an item in the menu which appears on the LCD screen by pressing the upper, lower, left or right side of the control button. When an item is selected, the color of the item changes from blue to yellow. To enter your selection, press the center of the control button.
Setting the date and time
To store the file in the MS-DOS system, you need to set the date and time. Otherwise, the file will be stored with wrong date and time, and the CLOCK SET menu will appear each time you turn on the power.
When you use the image capture adaptor for the first time
Since the CLOCK SET menu appears when you turn on the power, skip steps (2) and (3)
(1) Press POWER to turn on the power.
If the I indicator appears on the LCD screen, replace the lithium battery according to the procedures on page 26.
(2) Select MENU with the control button, then press it.
The menu appears on the LCD screen.
To cancel menu screen, select RETURN with the control button, then press it.
(3) Select CLOCK SET with the control button, then press it.
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(4) Select the desired display of the date with the control button, then press it.
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(5) Select the date and time with the control button, then press it.
The item to be changed is indicated with 4/$.
Select number by pressing the upper side or lower side of the control button, then press it to enter the number.
After entering the number, 4/$ moves to the next item.
When you selected D/M/Y, set the time on a 12-hour cycle.
12:00 AM stands for midnight.
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12:00 PM stands for noon.
(6) Select ENTER with the control button, then press it to start the clock.
To cancel setting the date and time
Select CANCEL with the control button, then press it.
You can record images from TV, video equipment, video game, etc., on a floppy disk in the form of a still image.
Connect the source to be recorded as shown below. Then, turn on the power and insert the floppy disk (p. 7 - 8).
You can record higher quality images with S video cable connection.
If you want to check the image during recording, connect the TV as shown on page 7 in addition to the below connection.
S video cable