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The camera LCD doesn't display the image during recording

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When recording XAVC S 4K movies on a memory card inserted in the camera, the image may not be displayed on the external monitor or the camera’s monitor, depending on the settings for Proxy movie recording.

Set Proxy Recording to the appropriate parameter according to usage.

For some models, if you set Proxy Recording to Off and Record Setting to 24p, the image will be displayed on the screen of both the external monitor and the camera.


When File Format is set to XAVC S HD or AVCHD, and HDMI Info. Display is set to On:

  • During standby for movie recording
    The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable

    1. Images are displayed.
      Information is displayed.
    2. The monitor is turned off.
  • While recording movies
    The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable

    1. Images are displayed.
      Information is displayed.
    2. The monitor is turned off.

 

When File Format is set to XAVC S HD or AVCHD, and HDMI Info. Display is set to Off:

  • During standby for movie recording
    The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable

    1. Images are displayed.
      Information is not displayed.
    2. Images are displayed.
      Information is displayed.
  • While recording movies
    The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable

    1. Images are displayed.
      Information is not displayed.
    2. Images are displayed.
      Information is displayed.

 

 

When File Format is set to XAVC S 4K, and the images are recorded to a memory card inserted in the camera

  • During standby for movie recording
    The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable

    1. Images are displayed.
      Information is not displayed.
    2. Images are displayed.
      Information is displayed.
  • While recording movies

    • Proxy Recording: Off
      The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable
        1. Images are displayed.
          Information is not displayed.
        2. Images are not displayed.
          Information is displayed.
           
        • Only for compatible models * with Proxy Recording set to Off and Record Setting set to 24p
          The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable
        1. Images are displayed.
          Information is not displayed.
        2. Images are displayed.
          Information is displayed.
          * Compatible models: ILCE-7RM4, DSC-RX100M7
      • Proxy Recording: On
        The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable
      1. Images are not displayed.
        Information is not displayed.
      2. Images are displayed.
        Information is displayed.

     

     

     

    When File Format is set to XAVC S 4K, and 4K Output Sel. is set to HDMI Only:

    • During standby for movie recording
      The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable

      1. Images are displayed.
        Information is not displayed.
      2. Images are displayed.
        Information is displayed.
    • While recording movies
      The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable

      1. Images are displayed.
        Information is not displayed.
      2. Images are displayed.
        Information is displayed.

     

    During playback

    The image shows that the external monitor (A) and the camera (B) are connected by an HDMI cable
    When the camera is connected via HDMI, images are only displayed on the external monitor during playback regardless of the HDMI Info. Display setting and whether File Format is set to 4K or HD.