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Old March 31st, 2011, 02:43 PM   #1
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Vegas & Sony DSR PD170 Write To Tape Prob

I was attempting to write to tape from a file on my HDD to my Sony DSR PD170 and I get to the point where I choose Cue Device and do so but "Preview on Device" & "Record to Device" are shaded out. I get stuck in the mud right there and cannot get it to record to tape.

But when I plug in my Panasonic PV-GS500 camcorder they are available and it works fine.

What do I need to do to get the Sony DSR-PD170 to work?

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Old March 31st, 2011, 05:09 PM   #2
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Re: Vegas & Sony DSR PD170 Write To Tape Prob

Is the camera in the VCR mode?
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Old March 31st, 2011, 09:29 PM   #3
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Is the camera in the VCR mode?
No, I even tried it to see.
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Old March 31st, 2011, 10:07 PM   #4
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Re: Vegas & Sony DSR PD170 Write To Tape Prob

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iirc it SHOULD be in vcr mode.
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Old March 31st, 2011, 10:43 PM   #5
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Thanks, I'll get back into it again and be back.
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Old April 1st, 2011, 04:59 AM   #6
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Yeah camera needs to be in VCR mode or it won't record back to tape.
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