I have a samsung sc-dx13. I just recorded my son's 1st birthday party, and when I go to finalize the disc, it saysdisc error and won't finalize! plays fine in the camcorder, but I wanna make a movie from it!!! Any way I can fix this?!
I have the camcorder but haven't had any problems finalizing the disk but i will tell you you will be very disapointed when you do figure it out and get to watch it in a dvd player very bad quality video and the still pics are horrible was very disappointed in samsung with this product and will be returning it...try to delete a little section of video to make room to finalize and make sure your battery has atleast 2 bars or it will not finalize
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Samsung support just told me that there has to be some space left on the disc to finalize it. In other words if you fill the disc with too much video, the disc won't be able to write the necassary info on the disc to finalize it. Support told me you needed 10MB to finalize. He also told me to leave 7- 10 minutes of free space which is ridiculous because the disc only records 20 minutes. I have complained to Samsung about this ommission from the manual and that the camcorder should know to leave enough space to finalize the disc.>
sometimes the disks in the camcorder can get break down. its known problem is no working for long time. if everything on the disc are important for you pls go to service. dont touch anything that you dont know.
have a good day.
okay so i have founnd the solution happily and i am actually finalizing my disk right now!!! woooohoo plug the camera in and use the remote that it came with to navigate through the menu!! the finalize button is now able to function!! I hope this works for u!!
I had the same problem. Called Samsung, they told me not to use DVD+R DL discs (despite their presence in the compatibility table in the manual). They also said DVD+R discs don't need finalizing, which contradicts the manual. I can't get them to play in my PC.
For the first two discs I tried, it seemed to get write errors halfway through the disc, as if it had trouble with the second layer. I didn't record long enough on the third to find out. The camcorder still shows video on the third disc, but I can't finalize it and it won't play on my PC.
Glad I'm only borrowing this camera. Won't buy a Samsung, and probably won't buy a DVD cam.
I know it won't play in a dvd player till it is finalized. Leave it in camera mode, hit menu, and scroll down till you see the option to finalize. If you finalize it, it should play in a dvd player. I am having a problem with my camera(same model) where it won't finalize the disc. Any help out there?