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Copying DVCs to DVD

by jbr10 / October 28, 2003 9:43 PM PST

Can anyone recommend a reliable and competent source for copying my DVC tapes to DVDs?

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Re:Copying DVCs to DVD
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 28, 2003 10:45 PM PST
In reply to: Copying DVCs to DVD

There are DVD recorders that you wire your Camcorder to and then press the record button on the DVD recorder and play on your camcorder.

Will that do?

Bob

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Re:Copying DVCs to DVD
by preet / October 29, 2003 3:38 AM PST
In reply to: Copying DVCs to DVD

Well, can anybody mention the DVD writer models which I can use for DVC to DVD writing. What should be the recomended memory available on my PC for DVD writing from DVC?

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Re:Re:Copying DVCs to DVD
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 29, 2003 5:16 AM PST
In reply to: Re:Copying DVCs to DVD

1. Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba and others.

2. I've done the video to PC to DVD-R on a 1GHz Athlon with only 256 Megabytes. I think it can be done with less and the amount of ram is not likely to be a limiting factor.

Bob

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dvd camcorder to dvd recorder
by Eric Phillips video / September 17, 2007 5:19 AM PDT
In reply to: Copying DVCs to DVD

Sorry if I'm not posting the the right way, but and here it is. We are recording football games for the other teams to view. Can we record to a dvd recorder thur are camcorder, or do we have to record to dv tap, and then download file to computer and then burn to dvd. Also can we conect by rca cable or firewire.

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Yes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 17, 2007 7:13 AM PDT

Given no details I'm going to write yes. I've yet to encounter a camcorder that this method doesn't work.

Bob

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camcorder to dvd recorder
by Eric Phillips video / September 18, 2007 7:19 AM PDT
In reply to: Yes.

ok I tried it today hooking up my camcorder to my SV2000 DVD Recorder w/ Analog Tuner, WV10D6
well it worked like a charm. It recorded to the dvd recorder in real time from the camcorder to the dvd recorder, and played back on the dvd recorder after it wrote to the dvd recorder. Then I checked it out in another player and no such luck it would not play in any player that are school had or any computer drive. any help would be great. I'm useing DVD-R and I recorded at the 2hr mode not the 1hr, which is what they call HQ. HELP.

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I'd try the other mode and...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 18, 2007 8:33 AM PDT

Some recorders have a function to finalize the DVD to make it playable on more players.

HOWEVER!!! I gifted a few of our home DVD players to others because they would not play ANY recorded DVD media. Since I don't see the make and model of the player you tried I can't check to see if that model has issues with recorded media.

Bob

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camcorder to DVD recording
by Eric Phillips video / September 18, 2007 8:12 PM PDT

Here is my DVD recorder type, it is an SV2000 DVD Recorder w/ Analog Tuner, WV10D6. The WV10D6 is the model number. I bought it at walmart, you pay for what you get.

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DVD to camcorder
by Eric Phillips video / September 19, 2007 2:33 AM PDT

bob you are great just read the manual. The finalizing of the disc works great. thanks for your help.

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Thanks for the final report.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 19, 2007 2:37 AM PDT
In reply to: DVD to camcorder

Always nice when it all works out.

Bob

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How did you finalize your DVD?
by wydeven / November 4, 2007 9:06 AM PST
In reply to: DVD to camcorder

Hi, I borrowed my friends Panasonic HQ SV2000 recorder and was able to transfer my mini dv's to a DVD. She can't find her manual, however,and I can't figure out how to finalize them. Can you tell me how you did it?

Thanks much!
TJ

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SV2000 DVD Recorder w/ Analog Tuner, WV10D6
by sunshine-52 / December 9, 2007 10:12 PM PST
In reply to: DVD to camcorder

I am buying this as a christmas gift....want to record from camcorder to dvd you said it worked?

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Recording from a camcorder to a dvd
by wydeven / October 18, 2007 10:29 PM PDT

I borrowed my friends HQ SV2000 DVD recorder so I could transfer my camcorder tapes to a DVD. Unfortunately she lost her instruction manual and I haven't been able to figure out how to do this! I thought it looked simple. Hook the camcorder up to the DVD player, press play on the camcorder and record on the DVD player. It didn't work. Has anyone done this and can you tell me how you did it?

THANK YOU!
TJ

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Sorry.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 18, 2007 11:54 PM PDT

But as above it has worked for many. But what if you didn't select that input to be recorded?

Bob

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camcorder to dvd
by wydeven / October 19, 2007 12:07 AM PDT
In reply to: Sorry.

Bob,

I bet you're right! I didn't select any specific input to be recorded. Can you tell me how I select one? Thanks again!!

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Sorry.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 19, 2007 12:49 AM PDT
In reply to: camcorder to dvd

I don't own your model. But I usually fiddle with the controls until I see my camcorder on the TV output of the DVD recorder...

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camcorder to dvd recorder
by Eric Phillips video / October 19, 2007 2:37 AM PDT
In reply to: camcorder to dvd

We do this all the time for football. I even have are cam's hooked up to both a dvdr and a vhs recorder. Frist chech to see what channel you are in. most of the time you need to be in line 1 or line 2 which is front or rear inputs. After you see the dvdr'spicture of your montor you are ready to record, just push record and when it is done hit stop it should sat writing disc. After that you need to finalizes it. Hit setup go down to finalize. That should do it.

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Thanks!
by wydeven / October 19, 2007 11:28 PM PDT

Thanks! I finally found the problem... I had it set to rear input rather than front input. I got it to work now. I have over 20 tapes to transfer to DVD. This could take awhile. Do all DVD's record the same amount of time? I think the DVD's I have will record 4 hours but can't find anything on the package or disc that confirms this.

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thanks
by uthor45 / October 20, 2007 10:28 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks!

yes they are pretty standard, but I think they might have longer record time one's not sure, google it.

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