Question about Sony Handycam DCR-SR42 Camcorder
I HAVE THE ABOVE MODEL THAT WAS PURCHASED IN JAPAN. THE LANGUAGE SETTINGS ARE IN JAPANESE, AND I WANT TO CHANGE THEM INTO ENGLISH. CAN ANYONE ADVISE? ITS REALLY IMPORTANT THAT I CAN FIND A WAY TO DO THIS! I HAVE SEARCHED THIS SITE AND OTHER PAGES FOR ADVICE, AND CANNOT FIND THE SOLUTION. PLEASE HELP IF YOU CAN! THANKS IN ADVANCE.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
hope yours is not an overseas model.japan made and meant for japanese market at times doesn't have an english language option setting.but lets try to find out and see if this helps.open the lcd panel.touch p-menu (located at the bottom right corner of the lcd screen).then touch menu.(first boxed item at the upper right hand of the screen)..you should see a circle w/icons on it and an up and down arrows at the top and bottom of it.use the arrows to move up or down the menu items.go highlight the icon that has a clock and a globe.now press ok (located at the bootom right side of the screen)it should give you 3 items.last one item is for the language settings.highlight it and press ok again.now,this last part you might need to select one setting at a time (don't forget to press ok once you selected a setting) until you come up w/the english language option. hope this serves you.goodluck.
Posted on Mar 19, 2010
SOURCE: how to change language for
I have compared its instruction manual in English and Japanese versions and found that the language setting part is absent in Japanese version. So that the japanese version will support only japanese.
I have asked the seller in Bic Camera shop (in Japan) and he tried to change the language in the menu, but unfortunately he could't find and change it.
Posted on May 20, 2011
SOURCE: Chaging the language to English
turn on the camera, then go on menu right?
go to setup, then scroll down until you see language on the right side.then click on the right arrow (to highlight 'language'),and click on in once again to change te language, click on english, and wahhla!9 oh, and i 'think' click on ok after that. :)
Posted on Apr 06, 2008
SOURCE: languages for dcr-hc30 ?
I might have a solution...
Switch on the handycam.
In the bottom left corner there will be two rectangles with writing. Click on right one.
There are two arrows on the left side on the screen. Go down to the third menu (3/3) by tapping the bottom arrow two times.
There should be 5 boxes with writing in them. One of them may say Language, click on it. It is the one to 1 right and 1 bottom of the first information box.
Select the box under the first information box. The one you should choose should say ENGLISH on it.
Done! I hope...
Sorry if this does not help.
Posted on May 23, 2008
SOURCE: change language
scroll down to see details of the 555.
However This unit is an ASIA only unit I dont think any maps for other countries are available. Try contacting SONY direct in your country to see if they can help you. There are equivalents for US and Western markets but they are not cheap!
Please reate my help++++ThaNks for using FIXYA
Posted on Nov 27, 2009
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