Error/warning indications, Error indications, Warning indications – Sony PMW-F3K User Manual
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The camcorder informs you of situations where
warning, caution, or an operation check is
required, through messages on the LCD monitor/
viewfinder screen, the tally lamps, and a buzzer.
The buzzer is output to the built-in speaker or to
the headphones connected via the headphone
connector. The buzzer volume can be adjusted
with “Alarm Level” in “Audio Output” (page
114) of the AUDIO SET menu.
The camcorder stops all operations, including recording, if an error indication occurs (see below).
When one of the following indications is generated, follow the message to clear the problem.
Error indication on
Cause and measures
E + Error code
The camcorder may be defective.
Turn off the power and check that the connected devices,
cables, and media are in proper condition. If the error persists
when you reapply power, consult Sony service personnel.
(If power cannot be turned off by setting the power switch to
OFF, remove both the battery pack and the DC IN source.)
Cause and measures
Media Near Full
Free space on the SxS memory card has become insufficient.
Replace it with another at the earliest opportunity.
No space is left on the SxS memory card. Recording, clip
copying and clip division cannot be performed.
Replace it with another.
Battery Near End
The battery power will be exhausted soon.
Charge the battery pack at the earliest opportunity.
The battery pack is exhausted. Recording cannot be
Connect a power source via the DC IN connector or stop
operation to charge the battery pack.
The internal temperature has risen above a safe operation
Suspend operation, turn off the power, and wait until the
The DC IN voltage has become low (stage 1).
Check the power supply.
The DC IN voltage is too low (stage 2). Recording cannot be
Connect other power source.
Please Change Battery.
An error was detected with the battery pack.
Replace the battery pack with a normal one.