Monitoring the audio, Outputting the color bars and reference tone, Press the bars/cam button – Sony PMW-F3K User Manual
Outputting the Color Bars and Reference Tone
You can monitor the sounds being recorded with
the headphones connected to the headphone
connector (stereo mini jack).
The built-in speaker is disabled in E-E Display/
To adjust the audio monitoring volume
Use the MONITOR VOLUME buttons.
Pressing the + button increases the volume, and
pressing the – button decreases it. To muffle the
sound, set it to the minimum level.
While you adjust the volume, the level is
displayed as a bar on the screen.
The camcorder can output a color-bar signal in
place of the camera picture.
A 1-kHz reference tone is output with the color
bar signal if “1kHz Tone” of “Audio Input” (page
113) is set to “On” with the AUDIO SET menu.
The color-bar and reference-tone signals are fed
out from the HD SDI (A/B), SDI OUT, HDMI
OUT, and i.LINK (HDV/DV) connectors. The
VIDEO OUT connector outputs the color-bar
Press the BARS/CAM button.
The camera picture is switched to color bars.
To return to the camera picture, press the button
You can select the type of color bars with “Color
Bar Type” (page 110) of the CAMERA SET
Multi: ARIB multiformat color bars
75%: Vertical stripes of 75% luminance
100%: Vertical stripes of 100% luminance
Monitoring the Audio
MONITOR VOLUME buttons
Outputting the Color
Bars and Reference
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