Sony Handycam® FDR-AX33 Owner's Manual

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4-566-277-11(2)
FDR-AX30/AX33/AXP33/AXP35
Digital 4K Video 
Camera Recorder
Operating Guide
“Help Guide” (Web manual)
Refer to “Help Guide” for 
in-depth instructions on the 
many functions of the camera.

Summary of Contents of owner's manual for Sony Handycam® FDR-AX33

  • Page 1: Operating Guide 4-566-277-11(2) Digital 4K Video Getting started Camera Recorder Recording/Playback Saving images Operating Guide Customizing your camcorder “Help Guide” (Web...
  • Page 2 Read this first Before operating the unit, please IMPORTANT read this manual thoroughly, and retain it for future reference....
  • Page 3 for replacement of the obsolete outlet. • Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at...
  • Page 4 Representative plug of power supply cord of countries/regions around the world. A Type B Type BF Type B3 Type...
  • Page 5Asia Countries/regions Voltage Frequency (Hz) Plug type China 220 50 A Hong Kong 200/220 50 BF India 230/240 50 C...
  • Page 6 South America Countries/regions Voltage Frequency (Hz) Plug type Argentina 220 50 C/BF/O Brazil 127/220 60 A/C Chile 220 50...
  • Page 7 if any malfunction occurs while using CAUTION the apparatus.  Note on the power cord  Battery pack If...
  • Page 8  Battery pack  Regulatory Information This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject...
  • Page 9not occur in a particular installation. If For EU product compliance: Sony this equipment does cause harmful Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger...
  • Page 10  Disposal of waste batteries product or battery, please contact and electrical and electronic your local Civic Office, your...
  • Page 11 This manual describes 1080 60i- Table of Contents compatible devices and 1080 Read this first ............................ 2 50i-compatible devices. Learning...
  • Page 12 Selecting the recording format for movies The camcorder is compatible with the XAVC S format.  What is XAVC...
  • Page 13 Recording format and the available shooting mode Recording XAVC S 4K XAVC S HD AVCHD format Shooting mode Movie Movie...
  • Page 14Getting started Supplied items • “Operating Guide” (This manual) (1) The numbers in ( ) indicate the • Rechargeable battery...
  • Page 15Charging the battery pack 1 Turn off your camcorder by closing the LCD monitor, retract the viewfinder*, and attach the...
  • Page 16  Charging the battery using your computer Turn off your camcorder and connect the camcorder to a running computer...
  • Page 17 To remove the battery pack Turn off your camcorder. Slide the BATT (battery) release lever () and remove the...
  • Page 18 Turning the power on 1 Open the LCD monitor of your camcorder and turn the power on. • You...
  • Page 19Inserting a memory card 1 Open the cover, and insert the memory card until it clicks. Access lamp Getting started...
  • Page 20 Recording images in a format other than XAVC S Capacity (operation SD Speed Class verified) SD memory card/SDHC Class...
  • Page 21Recording/Playback Recording Recording movies 1 Open the LCD monitor, and press START/STOP to start recording. Power zoom lever Recording/Playback •...
  • Page 22  Recording photos during movie recording (Dual Capture) You can record photos during movie recording by pressing PHOTO. Notes...
  • Page 23Shooting photos 1 Open the LCD monitor and select [MODE]  (Photo). Recording/Playback • You can also switch between (Movie)...
  • Page 24 Using the manual adjustment features Assigning a menu item to the MANUAL ring 1 Press and hold MANUAL button...
  • Page 25Playback 1 Open the LCD monitor and press the (View Images) button on the camcorder to enter the playback mode....
  • Page 26 3 Select the image. Recorded time/ number of Switch To go back to Event name photos Image Type the...
  • Page 27 To delete the images  Select  [Image Quality/Size]  [ File Format]  format of images to be...
  • Page 28 Viewing images on a TV Playing back images Playable images may be restricted depending on the combination of the...
  • Page 29 Movie [HDMI Visual index Playback TV format Resolution] (page 26) image quality XAVC S 4K TV or [Auto], [2160p/...
  • Page 30 Playing back trimmed movies (Trimming Playback) recorded in XAVC S 4K format You can play back the movies recorded...
  • Page 31 Notes • Playback of trimmed movies is not available on the LCD monitor of the camcorder. Recording/Playback GB 31...
  • Page 32 Viewing images using the built-in projector (FDR-AXP33/AXP35) 1 Press the PROJECTOR button (page 51). 2 Select [Image Shot on...
  • Page 33Saving images Using PlayMemories Home™ What you can do with PlayMemories Home PlayMemories Home allows you to import movies and...
  • Page 34 Connecting an external media device How to store movies and photos to an external media device is explained here....
  • Page 35 External media device Connect an external media device to the Multi/Micro USB Terminal of your camcorder using VMC-UAM2 USB...
  • Page 36 Using the Wi-Fi • One-touch functions (NFC) are not available with iOS. function Notes • You may not be...
  • Page 37Transferring MP4 movies 3 Touch the camcorder to the smartphone. and photos to your smartphone  One-touch connection with an...
  • Page 38 2 Select the image you want to  Return to Home, and start up transfer, and add , and...
  • Page 39 Notes If the wireless access point • Depending on local electrical has a WPS button interference or the smartphone’s...
  • Page 40 4 Start sending images from the camcorder to the computer.  Press the (View Images) button on your camcorder....
  • Page 41Customizing your camcorder Using the menus Menu lists 1 Select . Shooting Mode Movie Photo Smth Slw REC Golf Shot...
  • Page 42 Face Send to Computer Face Detection View on TV Smile Shutter Setting Smile Sensitivity Airplane Mode Flash*1 Multi Camera...
  • Page 43 *4 Connection FDR-AX30/AXP35 *5 The feature may not be available TV Type depending on the countries/ HDMI Resolution regions....
  • Page 44Others Precautions • Television programs, films, video tapes, and other materials may AC Adaptor be copyrighted. Unauthorized Do not short-circuit...
  • Page 45LCD monitor Wireless LAN The LCD monitor is manufactured We assume no responsibility using extremely high-precision whatsoever for any damage...
  • Page 46 Specifications SDXC Memory Card (Class 10 or faster) XAVC S 4K (100Mbps) System SDXC Memory Card (UHS-I U3 Signal...
  • Page 47 When converted to a 35 mm USB connection is only for output still camera (For customers in Europe). For...
  • Page 48 During camera recording using Mass (approx.): LCD monitor at normal FDR-AX30: brightness: 4K: 5.6 W, HD: 585 g (1...
  • Page 49 Trademarks • Wi-Fi, the Wi-Fi logo, Wi-Fi PROTECTED SET-UP are • AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive, registered trademarks of the Wi-...
  • Page 50 Parts and controls To prevent failure, do not use a commercially available flash Figures in ( ) are reference...
  • Page 51 Built-in microphone  MANUAL ring Manual functions can be  / (Shooting Mode) assigned to the button and the...
  • Page 52  To fasten the grip belt  Viewfinder (FDR-AX33/ AXP33/AXP35) The camcorder is turned on when the viewfinder is...
  • Page 53Index L LCD monitor 15 A M AC Adaptor 15 Manual recording 24 Android 36 Memory card 19 App Store...
  • Page 54 Software 33 Specifications 46 Supplied items 14 T Touch panel 23 Trimming Playback 30 Tripod 52 Troubleshooting 45 TV...
  • Page 55 GB Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support...
  • Page 56Thank you for your purchase! Get the most out of your digital imaging products in just a few easy steps....
  • Page 57 SONY USA: Latin America: www.sony.com/camaccy www.sony-latin.com/handycam/ Europe: Asia Pacific: www.sony-eu rope.com/ www.sony-asia.com/ Mid -East: www.sony-mea.com -- - Power -....
  • Page 58 Microphone Microphone Micr6fono - --~ • Multi n 1 1nterface Shoe n 1• Interface Multi __ --- Accessory Shoe...
  • Page 59SONY: 11111111111 111111111111111111 Consumer Warranty 4-460-228-41 Sony of Canada Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Sony") hereby Proof of Original Purchase:...
  • Page 60SON~ Garantie protegeant les consommateurs Sony du Canada ltee (ci-apres designee Sony), sous reserve des Preuve de dote d'ochot: modalites...
  • Page 61: Warranty Camcorder LIMITED WARRANTV(usonly) Sony Electronics Inc. r'Sony") warrants this product against defects in material or workmanship for the time...