3owner's record, Caution – Sony DCR-IP1 User Manual
The model and serial numbers are located on the
bottom. Record the serial number in the space
provided below. Refer to these numbers
whenever you call upon your Sony dealer
regarding this product.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
– Increase the separation between the equipment and
– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
The supplied interface cable must be used with the
equipment in order to comply with the limits for a
digital device pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC
Notes on use
You can use only MICROMV
cassettes in your camcorder.
Your camcorder is based on the MICROMV format.
You can use only MICROMV cassettes with micro
Cassette Memory in your camcorder.
Notes on the MICROMV format
• Records and plays back for about 60 minutes with
quality equal to that of DV (digital video).
• The micro Cassette Memory feature is provided with
cassettes. Your camcorder can
access any scene easily using the memory (Multi-
picture search function).
• Adopts the MPEG2 format as a data compression
method. This format is the same as the one for DVD
(digital versatile disc). Records in 12Mbps bit rate to
obtain a higher quality of image.
• Transition between the last scene you recorded and
the next scene is the still image. This is not a
mark is indicated on the MICROMV
Note on the type of “Memory Stick” you
can use in your camcorder
You can use only a “Memory Stick Duo,” which is
about half the size of an ordinary “Memory Stick,” in
your camcorder (p. 97).
mark is indicated on the
“Memory Stick Duo.”
Notes on recording
• Before starting to record, test the recording function
to make sure the picture and sound are recorded
without any problems.
• Compensation for the contents of recordings cannot
be provided, even if recording or playback is not
possible due to a malfunction of the camcorder,
storage media, etc.
• TV color systems differ depending on the countries/
regions. To view your recordings on a TV, you need
an NTSC system-based TV.
• Television programs, films, video tapes, and other
materials may be copyrighted.Unauthorized
recording of such materials may be contrary to the
Notes on the LCD panel and lens
• The LCD screen is manufactured using extremely
high-precision technology, so over 99.99% of the
pixels are operational for effective use.
However, there may be some tiny black points and/