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Old July 9th, 2003, 12:09 PM   #1
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Anyone here own a Sony Camcorder & Sony Digital Camera. Help Needed!

Hi,
Anyone here own a Sony Camcorder & Sony Digital Camera, and are using a Sony USB driver for both devices?
If so, did you have any problems installing both drivers, and do both devices work correctly?

I'm asking because I own a Sony Camcorder (TRV-950) and am running it's USB driver. I'm thinking about buying a Sony digital camera (DSC-P52) which will have it's own USB driver. I'm worried about both USB drivers conflicting with each other.

Can anyone help me with this?

Thanks.
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Old July 9th, 2003, 12:55 PM   #2
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What are you currently using the usb driver for with your camcorder? Pulling images off the Memory stick? If so, I dont see why the driver would be different. Even if you were required to install another usb driver for your camera, I dont think they would conflict...

Some please feel free to reinforce, or correct my reply if need be.

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Old July 9th, 2003, 03:10 PM   #3
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Hi John,
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<<<-- Originally posted by John Garcia : What are you currently using the usb driver for with your camcorder? Pulling images off the Memory stick? -->>>

Yes thats right.
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Old July 9th, 2003, 04:19 PM   #4
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In which case, it should connect exactly the same way that your new digital camera will...

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Old July 10th, 2003, 01:36 AM   #5
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Since both cameras are Sonys and both use Memory Stick, don't you think you should be able to swap the sticks between them? Then it really wouldn't matter.
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Old July 10th, 2003, 02:08 AM   #6
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Hi
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<<<-- Originally posted by Tor Salomonsen : Since both cameras are Sonys and both use Memory Stick, don't you think you should be able to swap the sticks between them? Then it really wouldn't matter. -->>>

Thats a good point........
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Old July 10th, 2003, 11:17 AM   #7
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If you are using XP Pro as an OS it makes no difference........

The memory sticks show up as "drives" and are plug and play....e.g. additional drivers are not required.
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Old July 10th, 2003, 11:22 AM   #8
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Hi,
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<<<-- Originally posted by Dan Holly : If you are using XP Pro as an OS it makes no difference........ -->>>

I'm still using Win ME on my PC at the moment.
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Old July 10th, 2003, 09:38 PM   #9
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I routinely swap memory sticks between Sony camcorders. The USB card reader that came with the better one happily provides a drive location in Explorer. The only problem I've had was in trying to install a dual card reader - MS and Compact Flash. Of three PCs, I got it to work on one- the newest, running win2K sp3. None were running XP.

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Old July 11th, 2003, 04:51 AM   #10
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Hi Guys,

Just got this from Sony Support

"We can confirm that the DSC-P52 can indeed use the same drivers as the
DCR-TRV950E and therefore providing you do not connect both products at the
same time you should not experience any difficulties. We can also confirm
that the DSC-P52 is compatible with both USB 1.1 and Windows ME."

So my problem is solved.

My thanks to all those that help

Regards
Sean
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Old July 11th, 2003, 01:07 PM   #11
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Glad to hear that. Awesome...
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