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Sony Video Recorder CCD-SC5

I was in a very bad auto accident, a construction truck in fault crushed my back. I had gone to the auto place where my van was that was totalled and video taped it. My lawyer needs me to get this tape 8mm to burn it to a DVD. I can't find the manual that came with the recorder so I have no idea how to hook it up to my VHS/DVD player/Recorder which is already hooked up to my TV. I also would like to know how you can get a still photo made. I do have a Windows XP. HELP my lawyer really needs this for my trail finally approaching!!!!!!

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  • Wanda Burge Aug 05, 2007

    The more I think about it this is what I am really need for: 1) Manual to a Sony Handycam CCD-SC5 2) Manual to a SamSung Video Recorder SCL700. If I had these then I would be able to do the job! I am so stressed I can't find them.

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If your video recorder is one of the latest model you should be able to connect it to your computer straight to download the contents to your computer you will need a soft ware to edit and burn to dvd.can you kindly explain more in detail as to what kind of video recorder you have.will be awaiting your reply,in order that i can help you.good luck.

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