Question about Sony Handycam DCR-DVD108 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Format Error Sony DCR-DVD108 C:1302

I purchased DVD+RW exact same as last time and this time I am unable to format it. While formatting it stays stuck in the last 1 second, then comes up with a message that is has unsupported format. It then flashes a C:13:02 error messages.
I don't understand since I have purchased these discs before and they worked fine.
What should I do to correct this problem?
Thank you kindly!

Posted by on

  • Bryanshaw Mar 06, 2009

    I have the same issue, but I have tried 7 different disks, all Memorex. I even pulled out old disks that are finalized and have data on them and those wont pull up now either...The camera seems to be running very very slowly also

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 423 Answers

Hi Lisa,

What you have there is a bad disk. Sometimes that happens. Disks are made in mass and sometimes the company can make entire batches that are "bad". I recommend that you buy a known brand like memorex, although sometimes, they can mess up too. Just try another disk. Thanks for coming to FixYa, and feel free to rate my solution. Thanks again.

Rob

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do i set my sony dcr dvd 101 handycam to record on dvd-rw disc


Hello,

Before using a DVD-RW you must first format the disc.

Here is a link to your manual:

http://www.docs.sony.com/release/DCRDVD101.pdf

Go to page 26 and following for instructions on formatting yor disc.

Thanks for using Fixya.

Mar 05, 2011 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD101 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

I get a message on the screen that says, "recording disabled." How do I fix this? I have a Sony Handycam DVD/RW Wide LCD


This message appears when mini dvd disc got some error in recording tracks, if its rewritable mini disc then format it as option is available in camera settings menu and if disc is once writable then use another disc as it can not be formatted.
Caution: Format will erase/ delete all files on dvd disc and refresh the dvd disc.

Jul 25, 2010 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD108 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Format error when i finalise the disk


If a FORMAT ERROR message is displayed, then the inserted disc is not formatted or it is recorded in a different format not useable by the camcorder. If using a DVD-RW or DVD+RW, format the disc prior to use. Otherwise, use a different disc.

Mar 21, 2010 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD201 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Unable to format dvd+rw or-rw


Also I had the same problem. I have solved it by computer.
(1) make image file from finalized DVD (PowerISO)
(2) burn this image to dvd
(3) use camcoder to format that DVD

And next time I didn't get that error.
It worked for me.

Igor
Macedonia

Dec 31, 2009 | Sony Video Cameras

1 Answer

I am unable to figure out how to delete movies from the disc?


You can delete files on DVD-RW disc only if it is not finalized.
If DVD-RW is finalized you need to format it through format option in menu.

DVD-RW ( DVD Re-Writable)
Thanks.

Sep 06, 2009 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD108 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Problem formatting mini dvd+rw disc


The full user manual is available at:

http://pdf.crse.com/manuals/2587623111.pdf

If the procedure fails, the disk may be corrupt but you might try formatting the disk on your pc.

Hope this helps. Please rate reply if it does thanks.

Feb 24, 2009 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD92 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

I have a HANDYCAM SONY DCR-DVD 106, and I keep getting the following message error - "Disc error. Unsupported format - 13:023, with regard to a mini MEMOREX DVD-R.


Disc error. Unsupported format means that ur camera does not support the format of this disc it might not support DVD-R or DVD-RW and supports the DVD+R and +RW try the other format disc and let me know if it resolved , check the manual it is stated on the box or manual which format it supports, if it does not solve ur problem try some other brand instead of MEMOREX try sony,hp,fuji,philips and see actually these sony cameras they are sometimes locked by the manufacturer to only use the original discs for monopoly sony acts like that in every product

pls do rate me if i fixya problem

regards

Zohail

Feb 23, 2009 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD205 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Sony DCR DVD101 Format Error


I had the same problem, but I didn't have any valueable data on the DVD-RW (which was a Sony brand disc, go figure...). So, I backed up all the videos on the disc, tried to format the disc to get it ready to be able to be used again, and got the whole "Access Error" when I was formatting the disc. I tried both the VR and Video format options, the Video option came back with teh "Access Error" while the VR option came back with "Format Error". I put the disc into my DVD burner in my computer and was going to try and format it manually. But, as the disc popped up in My Computer and I right-clicked on the disc icon, there were no options to format the disc, which is unusual. I tried it in a laptop that's about a year old (versus the other computer which was about 4 years old), and as I right-clicked on the disc, an option was entitled "Erase this CD-RW". Obviously this was not a CD-RW, but I tried it anyways, and bam, after about half a minute, the mini DVD-RW was formatted! After that, I put it in the Handycam DCR DVD101 drive, formatted it using the Video setting (my preference), and now it works.

So, moral of the story is...try and format the disc manually on a DVD burning enabled computer. If it doesn't work, try a newer computer. But that's all I have, hope this helps!

Jul 10, 2008 | Sony Handycam DCR-TRV330 Digital Camcorder

2 Answers

Format Error


First option would be to attempt to read the disk in another DVD player, for example on a PC. If that succeeds then transferring the data can be done via the PC. Another thing to try is to reset your Camcorder - refer to the manual to locate the switch and then try again. If neither works then re-formatting is probably the only answer. Always format the disks in the camcorder - not elsewhere.Good luck.

Jun 19, 2007 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD403 DVD Camcorder

1 Answer

Problem useing tdk dvd-rw


1. cleaning the laser lens with isopropilic alcohol and q-tip
2. Try the reset button on the bottom of the camera. Tilt your camera and look below the LCD Display Backlight button on the bottom edge of the curved portion of the camera. You will need a paperclip or tip of a ball point pen to push the recessed little button. Place the camera on a level surface and try again. We find that the camera is very sensitive to tilting, as it gets older.
3. Make sure you format format at was FAT not fat32
4. All you need to do is "Quick format" the disk with the CAMERA rather than the memry stick plugged into the computer drive.
5. For sony error c:1301 using mini cd's: there is a program that recovers data from cd's that works with disk that have this error. It called "cdroller" Homepage is : www.cdroller.com
6. just take the memory stick off and re-insert it lot of times.. just keep doing it.

Jun 05, 2007 | Sony Handycam DCR-DVD205 DVD Camcorder

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Handycam  DCR-DVD108 DVD Camcorder Logo

715 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Cameras Experts

Larry Stiles
Larry Stiles

Level 2 Expert

286 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

98608 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...