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Old August 29th, 2007, 10:08 AM   #1
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HV20 - cannot do END SEARCH

Hi

I would like to do end search on my tape during playback.

It used to work before, but now this menu item is disabled in the menu and I cannot select it.

What am I missing?

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Old August 29th, 2007, 10:24 AM   #2
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Have you ejected the tape at all since recording the material?
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Old August 29th, 2007, 06:06 PM   #3
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Yes, I have

Does it work only if tape is never ejected?

Strange

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Old August 29th, 2007, 10:19 PM   #4
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Alas, that is how it works. (See the Notes on pg. 32 of the HV20 NTSC manual)

Once you've manually found the end though, as you append more recordings after it, the camera will remember the new end until the next time you eject the tape.
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Old August 30th, 2007, 04:45 AM   #5
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Indeed

Page 30 in PAL manual

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Old August 31st, 2007, 09:12 AM   #6
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The alternative is to buy DV tapes that have memory chips which will allow you to an end search regardless of having ejected the tape.
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Old August 31st, 2007, 09:14 AM   #7
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DV tapes that have memory chips...
Canon camcorders can't read that chip. Only certain Sony camcorders can make use of it.
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Old August 31st, 2007, 02:21 PM   #8
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Oh no, I was told differently. lesson learned, test it before you post it.
My bad, I apologize.

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