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Initializing DVD-RW Discs

When I turn on my DC100 it tries to initialize the disc on its own, but then says error or can't read disc. If I go to menu and try to click on initialize manually, it will not even come up with options. Is there anything to do or try? Should I try a few brands of discs, or should any work?

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Dan Stetzer

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  • Nupz Sep 08, 2008

    I did plug into the wall and did that.... But it does not even work that way... What nxt?

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    cannot remember how to initialize disc

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This camcorder only takes DVD-R and DVD-RW, it will not work with the +R discs. I've used Maxell and Fujifilm discs and they both worked fine. You have to make sure the camcorder is plugged in the wall when initializing or else it won't initialize.

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I to am having the problem years later with the DC10 not initializing disc. It is very frustrating after following directions, replacing the expensive battery and buying different disc to no avail is this camera accepting the dvd-r disc. If anyone can help it would be most appreciated.Thank you

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