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Sony DCR- SR45 as a webcam?

Is there anyway I can use the Sony DCR- SR45 as a web cam? for live streaming a conference?

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First be sure that "USB STREAM" is on. This can be found in the menu for either "CAMERA" or "VCR" menus: FN -> MENU -> toolbox icon -> USB STREAM Secondly, make sure there is no tape in the camera. This disables the "auto sleep" mode so your camera doesn't constantly shut off after 4 min. FYI: you can also use it as a "webcam" in VCR mode to show the person a previously recorded section of tape. Also you can run other video through the unit. :In CAMERA mode: FN -> ETC -> DISPLAY -> LCD This allows a secondary unit or VCR or whatever to connect via RCA jacks to play across your "webcam". I take video in HDTV on my Canon TX1 and show the clips to my friends on Skype through my TRV22.

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SOURCE: can i retrieve deleted videos from my sony

Deleting files from camcorder is just like clearing the recycle bin or Trash onyour comptuter. The data itself isn't deleted, just the area containing the deleted data is also now marked as free space so it is available for any new data to be written there instead. So a simple delete won't make your videos erased permanently.

As a result, you have chance to retrieve those deleted videos as long as the video data on your camcorder(memory card or hard disk) are not written over. And the best way is to try some video recovery software, here are some for your options. Both programs can also recover photos and music.

video photo recovery program (for Windows OS)
Mac video photo recovery program (for Mac OS X)

First of all you need to install the program on your computer (choose the right version based on the operation system you are running), then connect your camcorder (memory card or HDD) to the computer and start to recover your deleted videos.

One More Tip: Your should act as soon as possible and before the deleted videos are recovered, better not take more videos in case overwritten situation will happen.

I hope you good luck, Merry Christmas!

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