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Using HX-A500 as a Wireless Sub Camera

Setting of the Sub Camera
1. Connecting to a Main Camera that has never been connected to your HX-A500 before (Pairing)

*You also need to follow the instructions starting from this section after performing [Reset Wi-Fi Settings] from the menu.

  1. Press the joystick to select the menu.

        [Wi-Fi SETUP]  >  [Wi-Fi MODE]  >  [Wireless Sub Camera]

    • The Sub Camera will start pairing with the Main Camera.
      When the connection is complete, a message will be displayed.
2. Connecting to a device that was not last same as a Main Camera
  1. Press the joystick to select the menu.

          [Wi-Fi SETUP]  >  [Wi-Fi MODE]  >  [Wireless Sub Camera]
      Or
      When Wi-Fi MODE is set to [Wireless Sub Camera], move the joystick left.

    • The Sub Camera will start pairing with the Main Camera.
      When the connection is complete, a message will be displayed.
3. Connecting to a device that was not last used as a Main Camera
  1. Press the joystick to select the menu.

          [Wi-Fi SETUP]  >  [Wi-Fi MODE]  >  [Wireless Sub Camera]
      Or
      When Wi-Fi MODE is set to [Wireless Sub Camera], move the joystick left.

  2. Select [Change AP] and press the joystick.
    • The Sub Camera will start pairing with the Main Camera.
      When the connection is complete, a message will be displayed.

Notes

  • The HX-A500 cannot be connected as a Wireless Sub Camera while it is recording.
  • Changing the HX-A500's menu settings may change the Sub Window's image settings. We recommend that you change the menu settings when the Main Camera is not recording.
  • If you record still pictures or perform recording in [INTERVAL REC MODE] with the HX-A500, the Sub Camera's image being recorded will freeze temporarily.
  • We recommend that you perform these operations when the Main Camera is not recording.
4. Terminating the connection
  1. Move the joystick left.
    • The message is displayed. Select [YES], then press the joystick to exit.

Note:
Be sure to check that the Sub Window on the Main Camera disappears. This confirms that the Wireless Sub Camera function has been terminated.

Screen indications during Wireless Sub Camera operation
  1. Indications
  2. Screen indications of the Main Camera
    • Move the joystick right.
      The Main Camera's recording status and Sub Window display status will appear.