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How to copy movies from Camera to Computer !??

I've just bought 1 camera - Panasonic VDR D 160. Its quanlity is excellent. The time you change into another function is quite fast. I really content with my stuff. But it seemed to be a little difficult for me to copy/ delete movies from Camera. Though i used a rewritable disk, yet i cant not read that disk from my computer. i asked my friends, they told me that I need a cable to connect from camera to computer. I did that, it didnt work. Moreover, the camera also notice me a sentence " Plz conect AC adaptor" . i dont understand. Can anyone help me to get my movies from my Camera into my computer. Thanks a lot. my email:

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  • BigVish Apr 19, 2009

    Hi i have the same problem. As suggested the disc was finalised also still it wont play on computer. It is playing on a dvd player however i need to put it on the computer hard isk which i am not been able to do.

    Please suggest

  • hoang_htppt May 11, 2010

    Firstly, i really thanks for ur help !

    In fact, i did try to do that before. But it did not work.

    The PC noticed a sentence that " Please connect AC Adaptor " after i pushed "Finallize" button

    I did not get it clearly. So i cared to follow that advice. Can U help me ?? :(

    My friends told me i should Finallize when i want to fix a movie into my disk.

    And if u do that, ur disk will not able to store/ save movies any more. Is that true ! Because I'm using DVD rewritable.

    I want to use that disk to store for the other time. Is that possible ?

    Yeaterday, i did connect Camera with my Pc. it also showed that "Please connect AC Adaptor ". I dont know.

    should i follow that advice !

    Thanks a lot :D !



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You must finalise the disk before you can play the movies on your PC or any other DVD player. Your instruction manual will tell you how to do this.

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  • boff1 Jun 05, 2008

    First of all if you finalise a RW disk you can use it again. There would be no point in having them if you could not!

    Secondly, the camera is asking for an AC adaptor because it wants to make sure that there is enough power available when connected to the PC. If you have a good battery and it is fully charged then all should be OK without the adaptor. Did an adaptor come with the camera?



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