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camcorder remote from laptop

by John_McF / February 22, 2014 2:33 AM PST

I need a laptop app that will control my wifi Sony Handycam. any one have a suggestion?

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Not yet.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2014 3:08 AM PST

There are hundreds of Sony Handycam so without an exact model we can't check for LANC or other control systems.

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Sorry, I thought that the Handycam was enough
by John_McF / February 23, 2014 3:31 AM PST
In reply to: Not yet.

Sorry, I thought that the Handycam was a group that shared common programming.
I have the Sony Handycam HDR-PJ430V and have purcheased the ADP-WL1M to connect the WiFi only to find there is no program to use to talk back and forth. So it just sits there connected and happy and is good for absolutely nothing.

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Doesn't look good.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2014 1:38 PM PST

A Sony reply wrote "No remote codes are currently available online for the HDR-PJ430V"

But Sony does claim "Remote functions include zoom, REC start/stop, and changing recording modes. You can also backup all your videos and photos on your PC without any wires" but does not appear to reveal how to code this up.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sony.playmemories.mobile so Sony is all over the map on this feature.
Bob

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