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Sony HDR SR 5


I want to know if the format in which the sony HDR SR5 records is compatible with all the DVD players.
Can i burn the DVD on a normal burner.
Which is the latest model of SONY SR HDD series which has the best reviews.

Please lemme know.


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SOURCE: sony handycam "carl zeiss lens 40xoptical zoom

A common problem in the Sony camcorders is a stuck iris assy, the part of the lens assembly that regulates the light coming into the camera. It sounds like that is the problem with your camcorder. It can be verified by zooming your lens out and it and shining a light into the lens to see it you can actually see the CCD at the back of the lens. It helps if you know what you're looking for, but if all you see is black, then the iris is stuck closed and you will need a qualified tech to look at the unit. Please, if this information has answered your question, I would appreciate a good rating. Thanks!

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SOURCE: Sony Camcorder HDD error

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Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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follow this instructions
1-home menu
2-manager media
3-media format
4-hdd and putYES

Posted on Sep 22, 2010

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There is no such Sony software, but there are photo recovery software that may help, here are some programs you may rely on. Both programs can also recover movies and music.

Photo Video Recovery Software (for Windows)
Mac Photo Video Recovery Software (for Mac OS X)

A Tip: Before your photos and movies are recovered, do not attempt to save more files to the camera memory card in case the original files(your precious photos and movies) are overwritten.

Posted on Dec 20, 2010

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SOURCE: Sony HDR-SR 12 recovery software

First things first - stop saving more data to your Sony HDR. Then this Sony Photo Recovery Software should help you out. It is capable of recovering photos, movies and even audio files. Regards.

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AVCHD stands for Advance Video Coding High Definition. Its a video format jointly developed by Sony and JVC. Windows pre-installed applications doesn't natively support this format.You would need the supplied software (Picture Motion Browser v.5) to playback or view your media files.Although it's possible to manually import files to your PC [Mac computers would need to have an intel-based processor, imovie'08 or '09, and NO SD (Standard Definition) FILES recorded to be able to transfer videos] still a you would need a mediaplayer software that supports and recognize AVCHD files for playback. AVCHD files are located in the AVCHD folder>BDMV>Stream. Files would have a .mts or .m2ts extension. So either you use the supplied software or invest on a AVCHD compatible video capturing or editing software.Hope this helps... (update may be released within this month for PMB v.5.2 but downloading orig software for this 2010 model cam, would be better to check this site (you can download PMB software if you don't have it):

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I have a Sony HDR-SR1 with video on the hard drive. When I connect it to my iMac via as USB cable, I can see the camera on my desktop, but can't seem to import anything via IMovie. What am I doing...

It is a Hard Disk type Camcorder. Follow the steps as mentioned on the Link given below to transfer the video from the Camcorder to a Mac Computer.

NOTE: Movie player applications must support MPEG-2 for standard-definition video or AVCHD for high-definition video to open and play these files. Refer to the software manufacturer of the movie player application you are using for additional information and any available updates.

The Apple Macintosh Web site offers MPEG2 Works 4 Advanced 4.2 for download.

The Apple Macintosh Web site has an MPEG-2 Playback component for Quicktime 6 or 7 available for purchase.

Troubleshooting information about importing MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 clips with Apple iMovie software is available on the Apple Macintosh Web site.

For the Apple Mac OS X operating system, DVD authoring software (Capty DVD/VCD 2 ) and MPEG editing software (Capty MPEG Edit EX) is available for purchase from the PIXELA Web site. These applications are for standard-definition video only.

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alot depends on type of disc and certain players- if -r disc make sure it was finalized-if you try a -rw it may work unfinalized right out of cam-there is always the posibility your dvd player may never play them-belive me it is a ton of trial and error-i have 5 players in house and when i burn video it doesn't always work in all of them!

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It's the disc not the camera......I purchased a 3 pack of Sony DVD-R discs. I put the first disc in and it recorded once. The next time I tried to record I got the message "movie recording disabled". After calling Sony, searching online, resetting the camera and reading through the manual I replaced the disc with another from the 3 pack and it is recording just fine. I read that recording straight to DVD has many problems, and I believe this is one of them. SONY SUCKS!!!!!

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At this point, unless you have a blu-ray or HD-DVD burner in your computer (and equivalent player), then you can't save HD to a DVD and have it play back in a regular DVD player. You should be able to transfer the HD video through firewire to the computer, but you might have to wait for a while until you can burn them to HD compatible DVDs. The only other option that I know of is to encode the HD video using a DivX codec ( and just burn the file itself to the DVD, then if your DVD player can play DivX files, then you should be able to play it back on that.

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