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VPC-X1200EX
VPC-X1200
VPC-X1200GX

INSTRUCTION MANUAL

BASICS

Digital Camera

Please read these instructions carefully before using the camera.
Make sure to read and understand the separate booklet “

SAFETY MANUAL

”.

Keep this manual in a safe place for later reference.
Two additional instruction manuals (both PDF files) are stored in the included CD-
ROM (SANYO Software Pack).
• “INSTRUCTION MANUAL: ADVANCED” explains detailed particulars of the

camera functions.

• “SANYO Software Pack INSTRUCTION MANUAL” explains how to use your

camera in conjunction with a computer.

Important note

This manual explains how to safely operate the VPC-X1200EX, VPC-X1200
and VPC-X1200GX.
Any information regarding only one of these products will be labeled as such.

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    VPC-X1200EXVPC-X1200VPC-X1200GX INSTRUCTION MANUAL BASICS Digital Camera Please read these instructions carefully before using the camera.Make sure to read and understand the separate booklet “ SAFETY MANUAL ”. Keep this manual in a safe place for later
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    i English Warning TO PREVENT THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE kFOR AMERICAN USERS The following advisory is included in accordance with the laws of the State of California (USA):WARNING:This product contains
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    English ii FOR USERS IN THE USA About the battery charger IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS – SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONSDANGER – TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS h For connection to a supply not in the U.S.A., use
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    iii English PARA LOS USUARIOS DE EE.UU. Acerca del cargador de baterías INSTRUCCIONES IMPORTANTE SOBRE DE SEGURIDAD - GUARDE ESTAS INSTRUCCIONESPELIGRO - PARA REDUCIR EL RIESGO DE INCENDIO O DESCARGAS ELÉCTRICAS, SIGA CUIDADOSAMENTE ESTAS INSTRUCCIONES h
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    English iv kFOR CANADIAN USERS i This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. kFOR EU USERS The symbol mark and recycling systems described below apply to EU countries and do not apply to countries in other areas of the world.Your SANYO
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    v English HOW TO READ THIS MANUAL This instruction manual for your camera is organized into the following sections. k SETUP Before taking pictures with your camera, you will need to familiarize yourself with a few of its functions and complete some setup
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    English vi SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Install the battery pack 1 Use the supplied charger to charge the battery pack.h The CHARGE indicator is lit during charging.h The CHARGE indicator will turn off when the battery pack is fully charged.h Charging takes
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    vii English SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Before capturing those important shots, be sure to first take a test shot to confirm that your camera is set up and ready to go i Sanyo declines any claim for compensation for recorded contents etc. in case of photographing
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    English viii Playback kStill image playback 1 Press the playback button [=].h The display switches to the Playback Screen. h To view other images, press the [l] or [m] button. h If the playback button [=] is pressed, the display returns to the Shooting Screen.
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    1 English CONTENTS CONTENTS ........................................................................................... 1CHECKING THE INCLUDED ACCESSORIES ...................................... 3 Attaching the handstrap .....................................................................
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    English 2 „ APPENDICES SPECIFICATIONS ................................................................................55 Camera .............................................................................................55Camera connectors ..........................................................................58Battery
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    3 English CHECKING THE INCLUDED ACCESSORIES i Handstrap: 1 i SANYO Software Pack (CD-ROM): 1 i Lithium-ion battery pack (battery pack): 1 i Lithium-ion battery pack charger and power cord i Dedicated USB interface cable: 1 i Dedicated AV interface cable:
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    English 4 Attaching the handstrap Media cards that can be used with this camera The types of card that can be inserted into and used with this camera are: i SD Memory Cardi SDHC Memory Card What “card” means in this manual i In this manual, SD Memory Cards
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    5 English CHECKING THE INCLUDED ACCESSORIES Installing/removing the DC adaptor (Model VAR-A3: sold separately) Install in the camera's battery slot, and connect the AC adaptor. Use in conjunction with the AC adaptor. Attaching the DC adaptor 1 Open the camera's
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    English 6 SETUP PARTS NAMES Front Lens Self-timer indicator Battery/card compartment cover ON/OFF button Flash Shutter button USB/AV terminal Tripod stand hole Bottom Microphone Speaker
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    7 English PARTS NAMES Rear Zoom switch Monitor SET button Playback button [=] [n] button [o] button [l] button [m] button Strap holder SCENE button MENU button
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    English 8 CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK Please charge the supplied battery pack before using it. 1 Connect the supplied power cord to the socket on the battery pack charger.h Insert the connector straight and securely. 2 Insert the battery pack in the battery
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    9 English CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK Charging the battery pack Be sure to fully charge the supplied or separately sold battery pack before using it in your camera. For charging the battery pack, use the supplied charger. Charge the battery pack if it is being
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    English 10 About the CHARGE indicator The CHARGE indicator shows the status of the battery pack and the charger.Please refer to the following table if the indicator flashes abnormally. CAUTIONDo not charge the battery pack immediately after the camera has
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    11 English CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK HINTAbout the internal backup battery i This camera’s internal battery serves to maintain the date and time settings, as well as the shooting settings. The backup battery will be fully charged when the battery pack is
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    English 12 INSTALL THE BATTERY PACK AND CARD Installation i The card can be used after it has been formatted with the camera. i Make sure that the battery pack and card orientation are correct. 2 1 4 3 Open battery/card compartment cover on the bottom of
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    13 English INSTALL THE BATTERY PACK AND CARD CAUTIONBe careful when removing the card i Do not attempt to forcibly remove the card.i Never remove the card when the camera is connected to a computer or printer, or when the self-timer indicator is flashing
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    English 14 TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND OFF Turning on the camera In the recording mode 1 Press the ON/OFF button.h The camera turns on.h The camera turns on in the recording mode that was active before it was last turned off. In the playback mode 1 Press the
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    15 English TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND OFF About the auto power off function In order to preserve battery pack power when, for example, the camera has accidentally been left on, the camera is furnished with an “auto power off” function by which the camera
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    English 16 DATE AND TIME SETTING The camera will record the date and time an image is captured so that you can display them during playback. Therefore, before capturing images, make sure the correct date and time are set. Example: To set the clock to 7:30
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    17 English DATE AND TIME SETTING 4 Set the date and time.1 Press the [n] or [o] button to change the year indication.h You can press the [m] button to select the indication you wish to change. h Repeat these steps to select the month indication and day indication,
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    English 18 5 Press the SET button.h The date and time setting is completed, and you are returned to the Option Menu. h The Option Menu is canceled when the MENU button is pressed. HINT i Under normal conditions, while the battery pack is being replaced,
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    19 English BASIC OPERATION BEFORE TAKING PICTURES Switching between the recording mode and playback mode Switch between shooting and playing. 1 Press the ON/OFF button to turn the camera on. 2 Press the playback button [=].h Each time the playback button
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    English 20 How to switch the recording mode Your camera can capture single still photos (single-shot mode), record video clips (video clip recording mode), and also capture a series of still photos (sequential shots mode). 1 Press the ON/OFF button to turn
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    21 English BEFORE TAKING PICTURES Switching the display mode In the recording mode, you can select the either the “settings display mode” which allows you to confirm the shooting settings on the monitor while you shoot, or the “normal display mode” in which
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    English 22 Adjust the monitor brightness The brightness of the monitor is adjustable. Adjust the brightness to the optimum readability in the ambient light. 1 Press the ON/OFF button to turn the camera on. 2 Press the MENU button for at least 1 second.h
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    23 English BEFORE TAKING PICTURES Hints for taking pictures Muting the camera sounds i The operation sounds that are generated, for example, when the shutter button, MENU button or SET button is pressed, can be muted. Where is the image data saved? i All
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    English 24 CAPTURING AND PLAYING BACK STILL IMAGES There are two modes for capturing still images. In the single-shot mode, one image is captured each time the shutter button is pressed. In the sequential shots mode, when you press the shutter button, several
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    25 English CAPTURING AND PLAYING BACK STILL IMAGES 4 Release your finger from the shutter button.h The captured image is recorded. HINTAbout the target mark i A target mark & on the monitor shows the area the camera is focusing on. i The camera automatically
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    English 26 Shooting sequential shots When the shutter button is pressed, still images are captured in succession. 1 Set the camera to the sequential shots mode or the high-speed sequential shots mode (page 20). 2 Press the shutter button to start shooting.h
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    27 English CAPTURING AND PLAYING BACK STILL IMAGES HINTAbout the focus when shooting sequential shots i When sequential shots are captured, the autofocus operates when the focus lock is activated, fixing the focus. Can the self-timer and/or flash be used?
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    English 28 Viewing still images The steps for viewing both single shots and sequential shots are the same. 1 Press the playback button [=].h If the playback button [=] was pressed to turn the camera on, however, press the playback button [=] for at least
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    29 English CAPTURING AND PLAYING BACK STILL IMAGES 9-image/20-image display playback 1 Press the playback button [=]. 2 Press [W] ([P]) on the zoom switch.h The 9-image display appears. 3 Select the image to play back.h Press the arrow buttons to move the
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    English 30 Folder playback A convenient way to search through multiple folders, or to search for an image that was recorded using Screen Capture. 1 Access the 9-image display screen (page 29). 2 Press [W] ([P]) on the zoom switch 2 times.h The screen to
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    31 English CAPTURING AND PLAYING BACK STILL IMAGES Magnifying (zooming in) the image 1 Display the image that you want to magnify. 2 Press [T] ([]]) on the zoom switch.h Magnification is enabled.h The image is magnified, and the central portion of image
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    English 32 Zoom jump playback You can magnify a portion of a still image to check the accuracy of the focus. 1 Display a still image to view using zoom jump playback. 2 Press the SET button.h The image is magnified.h If the magnified view appears to be in
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    33 English CAPTURING AND PLAYING BACK STILL IMAGES Deleting files You can delete files if you no longer need them. You can delete the files one at a time, or all at once. 1 To delete files from the card, perform the delete procedure with the card installed
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    English 34 <To delete one file>1 Use the [l] and [m] buttons to display the file you wish to delete.2 Press the [n] or [o] button to select “1 FILE”. h There is no confirmation screen when deleting single files. Before pressing the SET button in step
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    35 English VIDEO CLIP RECORDING AND PLAYBACK Recording a video clip 1 Set the camera to the video clip recording mode (page 20). 2 Press the shutter button.h Video clip recording begins. During recording, the length of the video clip and the remaining recording
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    English 36 Playing back the video clip 4 Press the playback button [=].h If the playback button [=] was pressed to turn the camera on, however, press the playback button [=] for at least 1 second. h The video clip just recorded appears on the monitor. h
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    37 English VIDEO CLIP RECORDING AND PLAYBACK Outline of playback operation To do this... Do this Stop playback During playback, press the [o] button. Pause During playback, press the SET button.During accelerated or slow playback, press the [n] button. To
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    English 38 When you are finished viewing video clips... i Press the ON/OFF button to turn the camera off. CAUTIONHow to save one frame from a video clip as a still image1 Play back the video clip. Pause the playback at the point you wish to “snap” a photo.
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    39 English USING THE SCENE FUNCTION You can select from a variety of preset settings (aperture, shutter speed, etc.) for specific shooting conditions. 1 Set the camera to the recording mode (page 19), and press the SCENE button.h The screen to select a scene
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    English 40 m : Available n : Not available * : Disabled during recording 3 Press the SET button.h This completes the scene select setting. h The display returns to the Shooting Screen. h The scene function setting is shown on the monitor. Scene function
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    41 English USING THE SCENE FUNCTION Capture a still image with a voice memo With the still-image-plus-audio a scene function, you can add an audio track (about 10 seconds maximum) to a captured still image. This audio track is called a “voice memo”. 1 On
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    English 42 How to use the best shot feature 1 Set the camera to the single-shot mode; on the screen to select a scene function (page 39), select 5; and press the SET button. 2 Press the shutter button.h While the settings change, four still images are shot
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    43 English USING THE SCENE FUNCTION How to use the face chaser feature To attain the best possible face shots, the camera automatically focuses on the face and adjusts the exposure. 1 On the screen to select a scene function (page 39), select r, and press
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    English 44 How to shoot using Smile Detection Capture a photo at the instant the subject smiles. Normal shooting 1 On the screen to set the scene function (page 39), select n, and press the SET button. 2 Aim the camera lens at the subject.h The camera searches
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    45 English USING THE SCENE FUNCTION 4 Use the arrow buttons to move the orange frame to the area that encompasses the target subject's face. 5 Press the SET button.h The orange frame changes to yellow, and the Smile Detection area is fixed. h The camera
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    English 46 OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Using the zoom Your camera has two zoom functions: optical zoom and digital zoom. 1 Set the camera to the recording mode (page 19), and point the camera lens at the subject. 2 Press the zoom switch to compose the desired
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    47 English OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS HINTCan’t access the digital zoom? i The digital zoom cannot be used when the face chaser r, smile detection n or portrait mode G scene function is active, or the focus mode is set to AF seeker p. Can’t access the optical
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    English 48 Flash setting The flash is used not only for taking pictures where there is insufficient light, but also when the subject is in shade or in backlight conditions. Your camera’s flash has four modes of operation (auto mode, forced flash mode, flash
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    49 English OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS 2 Press the [n] or [o] button to select the desired flash mode, and press the SET button. 3 Press the shutter button. h The picture is snapped and the flash operates according to the selected mode. HINT When auto is selected...
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    English 50 Self-timer Self-timer photography is available in the single-shot mode. 1 Set the camera to the single-shot mode (page 20), and press the [m] ( ) button. h The self-timer menu appears. 2 Use the [n] and [o] buttons to select the desired self-timer
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    51 English OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS HINT i The countdown time until shutter release is shown graphically on the monitor. To pause or cancel the self-timer function... i If the shutter button is pressed again before the shutter is released, the self-timer
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    English 52 Focus range 1 Set the camera to the recording mode (page 19), and press the [o] (R) button.h The focus range menu appears. o: The focus operates within the ranges shown below (pan).<Still image shooting> i At maximum aperture setting: 2.5
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    53 English OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS 2 Press the [n] or [o] button to select the desired focus range, and press the SET button.h The specified focus range is set, and the camera returns to the Shooting Screen. HINT i In the single-shot mode and sequential
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    English 54 How to use the manual focus 1 Select manual - from the focus range menu, and press the SET button.h The focus distance adjustment bar appears. 2 Press the [l] or [m] button to adjust the focus distance, and press the SET button.h The focus distance
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    55 English APPENDICES SPECIFICATIONS Camera Image file format Still images: JPEG format (DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.2 compliant) Note: Designed mainly by the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA), DCF (Design rule for Camera
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    English 56 Lens 3.0× optical zoom lens f=6.3 mm to 18.9 mm (35 mm film camera conversion: 35 mm to 105 mm)Autofocus, 5 groups, 6 elements (4 with aspheric surfaces) Aperture Open F=3.1 (Wide) to 5.9 (Tele) Exposure control type Programmable AE Exposure correction
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    57 English SPECIFICATIONS Monitor 2.7-inch (6.9 cm) TFT color LCDApprox. 230,000 pixels (Frame coverage: Approx. 100%)Brightness adjustment: 5-step Flash working range GN = 5.2 Approx. 60 cm (23.62 in.) to 3.3 m (10.83 ft.) (Wide)Approx. 60 cm (23.62 in.)
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    English 58 Camera connectors Battery life i Until battery pack runs out when using a fully charged battery pack at a 25°C (77°F) ambient temperature. i The operation time may vary depending on the conditions of the battery pack and the conditions of use.
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    59 English SPECIFICATIONS Possible Number of Images/Video Recording Time/Audio Recording Time i Up to 9 hours of continuous audio recording is possible.i When recording a video clip using an 8 GB card, recording terminates when the size of the file currently
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    English 60 Supplied battery pack charger i The VPC-X1200GX model is supplied with a power cord that is appropriate for the region of destination. i When using the supplied battery pack charger abroad, the power cord may need to be replaced in accordance
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    61 English SPECIFICATIONS Others Mac OS and QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the USA and other countries.Intel and Pentium are registered
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    English 62 Before capturing those important shots, be sure to first take a test shot to confirm that your camera is set up and ready to go i Sanyo Electric shall not be held responsible for any problems resulting from the use of this camera. i Sanyo Electric
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    SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.