Sony PMW-F3K User Manual
Operating Clips With a Computer
Connecting with a USB cable
When you connect the camcorder or the SBAC-
US10 SxS Memory Card USB Reader/Writer
(optional) using the USB cable, the memory card
in the slot is acknowledged as an extended drive
by the computer.
When two memory cards are mounted in this
camcorder, they are acknowledged as two
independent extended drives by the computer.
• When connecting the USB cable to the
computer, be careful to check the form and
direction of the USB connector.
• The camcorder and the SBAC-US10 do not
work on the bus power from the computer.
Supply the operating power independently.
Checking the connection to the
Turn the camcorder on.
A message prompting you to confirm that
you wish to enable the USB connection is
displayed on the LCD monitor/viewfinder
This message will not be displayed while
another confirmation message or in-progress
message (e.g., for formatting or restoration of
an SxS memory card) is shown on the screen.
It appears when formatting or restoration is
The message is also not displayed while the
CLIP INFO screen is shown on the screen. It
appears when an operation on the CLIP
INFO screen is completed or you return to
the thumbnail screen.
Select “Execute” by operating the jog
The screen displays the following:
With Windows, check that the memory
card is displayed as a removable disk in
With Macintosh, check that a “NO
NAME” or “Untitled” folder was
created on the desktop.
This indicates that the connection is active.
(The folder name on the desktop of the
Macintosh computer can be changed as
The following operations must be eliminated
when the access lamp is lit in red.
• Turning the power off or disconnecting the
• Removing the SxS memory card
• Disconnecting the USB cable
When using the SBAC-US10, refer to the operating
instructions of the SBAC-US10.
SxS memory card
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