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Sony HDR CX150: while recording, it says "internal memory format error". I tried more times, and the same thing happened.

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Transfer/Convert Sony HDR-CX150 AVCHD MTS Movie to Apple ProRes for Final Cut...


Transfer/Convert Sony HDR-CX150 AVCHD MTS Movie to Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro on Mac <br /><br />Sony Handycam HDR-CX150 is listed as one of the best home movie camcorders by Lori Grunin, senior editor from CNET.com. However, people are not giving a high credit for this camcorder. Just like Lori puts it in her review for Sony CX150: "Its small size and attractive price might draw you to the Sony Handycam HDR-CX150, but this bare-bones camcorder just barely delivers on the promise of HD quality." <br /><br />For many Mac users, editing AVCHD footage on Final Cut Pro is not very pleasant with many problems & frustration, though Final Cut Pro 6.0.1 claims to give native AVCHD support. In the guide, I will share with you how to batch convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS videos to Apple ProRes format for smooth editing in FCP without rendering. <br /><br />Featured <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Camcorder Software for Mac OS X</a></b> - <b>Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</b> <br />Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac, a useful camcorder software program for Mac OS X, make it easy to capture AVCHD videos from camcorder, edit in Timeline for joining/cutting/splitting MTS/M2TS files, AVCHD lossless output for HD memories on TV, export to Final Cut or iMovie with provided Apple ProRes codecs & Apple Intermediate Codec, or share the fun online. <br /><br /><b>Highlights of Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac</b> <br />- Full HD support for AVCHD, TOD, MOD camcorders <br />- Support merging/spitting AVCHD without conversion <br />- Convert camcorder footage to Apple ProRes, AIC, Avid DNxHD Codec <br /><br /><b>How to <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_convert_sony_hdr-cx150_avchd_mts_to_prores_for_editing_in_final_cut_pro/">Transfer/Convert Sony CX150 AVCHD to Apple ProRes</a> on Mac OS X</b> <br />Learn how to convert AVCHD MTS or M2TS files to Apple ProRes codec via Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac with Sony CX150 as an example in the guide. <br /><br />Step 1. Import AVCHD MTS from CX150 to program. <br />There are two ways to import AVCHD videos to Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac. <br /><br />- Capture AVCHD videos from CX150 camcorder <br /><br />If you choose to import videos directly from camcorder to the program, first of all, please turn on Sony CX150 and connect it to your Mac via USB cable. Launch Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac and follow camcorder wizard to import videos to the program. Imported Sony mts files will be shown on Camcorder Tab of the program. <br /> <br />- Import AVCHD videos from computer <br /><br />If you have already transferred video footage from camcorder to your computer, you can browse the file path through "Add" icon. Then all AVCHD videos in the folder will show in Resource Tab of Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac. <br /> <br />Step 2. <b>Join MTS clips into one for conversion</b>. <br />In order to join AVCHD mts clips of Sony CX150 into a complete movie, all you have to do is to <b>drag & drop AVCHD videos</b> from Camcorder Tab or Resource Tab to Movies Tab. During the process, a pop-out window will show as below: <br /> <br />Choose "Create A Single Movie" to merge Sony CX160 MTS clips into one movie. <br /><br />Step 3. <b>Convert AVCHD Movie to Apple ProRes</b>. <br />Click on Export and then choose "Export into Editor". In the panel, please follow Final Cut Pro &gt; Apple ProRes 422 to confirm your output format to <b><a href="http://sony-mts-converter.com/2011/06/transferconvert-sony-hdr-cx150-avchd-mts-movie-to-apple-prores-for-final-cut-pro/">Convert Sony CX160V AVCHD Movie to FCP ProRes format</a></b>. <br /> <br />Step 4. <b>Transfer output ProRes MOV to Final Cut Pro</b>. <br />Import exported ProRes MOV movie from Aunsoft Final Mate for Mac to Final Cut Pro and start your smooth editing without rendering. <br /><br />If you love video making on Mac OSX, Aunsoft Final Mate is highly recommended as a practical <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/final-mate-mac/">Camcorder Software on Mac</a></b>. <br /><br />Tip: You may also want to know how to <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_convert_sony_hdr-tg5v_avchd_to_apple_intermediate_codec-aic_for_fce-imovie/">convert AVCHD to Apple Intermediate Codec</a></b> for iMovie/FCE or <b><a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/mac_merge-join_sony_cx360v_avchd_without_conversion_for_playback_on_dune_hd_player/">merge AVCHD without re-encoding</a></b> to preserve original quality. <br /><br /><b>Tags:</b> <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/tag/best-camcorder-software-for-mac-os-x/">best camcorder software for Mac OS X</a>, <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/tag/convert-mts/m2ts-to-apple-prores/">Convert MTS/M2TS to Apple ProRes</a>, <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/tag/avchd-joiner/converter-on-mac/">AVCHD Joiner/Converter on Mac</a>, <a href="http://www.aunsoft.com/tag/convert-avchd-to-apple-prores-422-hq/">Convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 HQ</a>

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Sony HDR series Camcorders are High Definition Models, which store video in AVCHD MTS/MPEG-2. As a kind of popular HD camcorder, Sony HDR series own several hot family members including Sony HDR-XR150, HDR-XR500V, HDR-CX110, HDR-CX150, HDR-FX7, etc. Sony HDR series Handycam is lightweight, recording in high definition with good video quality, easy to use.

If you decide to select one, now, the following list of Sony HDR Series Camcorders you can check:
Sony HDR-CX Series: HDR-CX100, HDR-CX110, HDR-CX120, HDR-CX150, HDR-CX300, HDR-CX500V, HDR-CX550V, etc.
Sony HDR-SR Series: HDR-SR12, HDR-SR11, HDR-SR7, HDR-SR100, HDR-SR200, HDR-SR10E, HDR-SR12E, etc.
Sony HDR-XR Series: HDR-XR100, HDR-XR150, HDR-XR200, HDR-XR350V, HDR-XR550V, HDR-XR200E, etc.
Other Sony HDR Series: HDR-HC7, HDR-HC9E, HDR-FX7, HDR-FX7E, HDR-UX10, HDR-UX20, HDR-AX2000, HDR-TG5, HDR-TG5E, etc.
(Some of Sony HDR Camcorder Compatible with iMovie' 09) http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3290

Owing to Sony HDR Handycam recording video in AVCHD MTS/MPEG, or miniDV, for Mac users, you cannot directly import these MTS, MPEG, miniDV video to Mac to edit with iMovie, FCP, etc.
If you want to convert and import Sony HDR video to Mac, how to do that?
Sony HDR Video Converter for Mac is the best solution to tansfer Sony HDR video like AVCHD MTS, MPEG2, miniDV, etc to MOV, MP4, M4V, 3GP, H.264 for Mac. With this AVCHD Converter for Mac, you can easily convert camcorder video such as MTS, M2TS, TOD, MOD, MPEG, etc to MOV, MP4, AVI, 3GP, FLV, MPEG-4, MP3, etc for Mac, iMovie, Quicktime, iDVD, FCP, FCE, Adobe Premiere Pro, iPad, iPod, iPhone, Blackberry, Youtube, etc.

Quick Guide to Convert Sony HDR Video to Mac, iMovie, Quicktime Step by Step
Step One: Import Sony HDR Video
Click "Add File" to add your Sony HDR AVCHD MTS or MPEG-2 files to Mac AVCHD Converter after you launched it. You can upload several videos one time.

Step Two: Set Output Video Format for Mac
Click "Profile" to open the Profile drop-up list to select MOV, or MP4 as output video format for Mac OS, Quicktime, iMovie, FCP, FCE, etc.

Step Three: Convert Sony HDR Video
Click "Start" button to convert Sony HDR video like AVCHD MTS/M2TS, MPEG-2, miniDV files to Mac. After conversion finished, you can enjoy converted Sony HDR video on Mac or edit these videos with iMovie, FCP, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.

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Where is my sony dsc-w310 sd memory sard


The memory card goes in under the same cover as the battery, on the bottom of the camera. See the illustrations in the "Inserting the battery pack/a memory card (sold separately)" section of the manual. If you need a manual, you may download it and more here.
The camera doesn't come with a memory card, since neither Sony nor anyone else can know what size and speed you want.

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Its a Sony DCR-SX41 and it is telling me internal memory format error and all my videos ar gone and i can no longer record


I'm sorry that the Camcorder is displaying the error message. The error message indicates that the format of the internal memory is corrupted. It may be due to the deletion of Camcorder's default files from the internal memory. It can happen when connecting to Computer and browse using Windows Movie Maker. To avoid happening this in the future, please transfer videos and pictures using Picture Motion Browser Software. Once you format the internal memory of the Camcorder, you will be able to use it for new recordings. Note: Formatting will delete all data and video stored in the Memory. You can follow the below steps to format the internal Memory.

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Thanks for understanding. Please let me know if you require any clarifications.

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Transfer/Edit Sony HDR-TG3 1080i AVCHD Videos on Windows/Mac

Sony Handycam HDR-TG3E is a super small camera with full HD recording on Memory Stick in 2008. It includes 4GB and 10x optical zoom for capturing 1920x1080 and 1440x1080 videos. However, this camera does not include progressive recording mode, which indicates that the HD videos are 1080i. Even though it is compact camera, the audio is recorded in Dolby Digital 5.1ch. You can also take 2.3Mp stills while you are recording video footage.
Sony HDR-TG3E features:
- 1920x1080i HD video recording
- 4 megapixel still photo recording
- Dual Rec simultaneous 2.3 megapixel still photo during video recording
- Handy face detection
- Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar lens
- ClearVid CMOS Sensor and Exmor derived technology
Videos from Sony HDR-TG3E:
Movie Format:
- High Definition: AVCHD (1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1080) in .mts filename extension
- Standard Definition: MPEG2 in .mpg filename extension
Movie Quality:
- HD: FH (1920x1080i, 16Mbps) / HQ (9Mbps) / SP (7Mbps) / LP (5Mbps)
- SD: HQ (9Mbps) / SP (6Mbps) / LP (3Mbps)

Transfer & Edit Sony HDR-TG3 AVCHD videos:
For Windows users:
Install the Picture Motion Browser (PMB) from the bundled CD in box, and connect Sony HDR TG3 to PC via USB cable. Use Sony PMB to download HD .mts videos from camcorder to PC.
For Mac users:
You can capture and transfer Sony HDR-TG3 1080i videos to iMac/MacBook Pro via iMovie after connecting camera to computer with USB cable. However, you may face problem when trying to log and transfer AVCHD videos from Sony Handycam HDR-TG3E to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 or Final Cut Pro (FCP) 5. After transferring HD .mts videos from camera to computer hard drive, just run Aunsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac as the Mac Sony HDR-TG3 MTS converter to deinterlace .mts videos and convert .mts to .mov for FCE and FCP, if you want to edit HD videos.
Alternative way to transfer HDR TG3 videos for Mac and PC:
Just connect HDR TG3 pocket camera to computer via the USB cable, and the HDR TG3 will display as a hard drive on computer. Navigate to the HDR TG3 hard drive to access the memory stick.
Tips: Sony Handycam HDR-TG3E is the model for Europe, and Sony Handycam HDR-TG1 is the model for US.

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Sony Handycam HDR-XR150 - Cannot access data in hard drive. Visible in windows as removable drive E but error message Please insert a disk into drive E: E:31.00 message blinking continuously. Please help....


hi i format my handycam hdr-xr150e(sony) hdd then i see e:31:00 then i insert memory stick and do wht you help(1- Place the memory stick 2- Go to "Home" -> "Manage Media" (or something like that) -> And select the option to change to the memory stick, instead of HD.) now i can record but in top of screen the e:31:00 not removed

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Error code E:31:00, hdr-xr100 camera. will not format, access harddrive, record, etc


The solution is very simple if your camera has a memory stick slot! For those who has any Sony camera with memory stick slot, try this:
1- Place the memory stick
2- Go to "Home" -> "Manage Media" (or something like that) -> And select the option to change to the memory stick, instead of HD.
3- Go to "Manage Media" again, then to "Format Media", so choose to format the HDD! - Now that you are running the camera from memory stick, you'll not have any problem to format the HD.
At least worked with me! I think it worths the try!

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