20 Most Recent Hitachi DZ-MV550 DVD Camcorder Questions & Answers

Hey! As far as I know, vob is the format of videos on the DVD-R discs.
I think you need a conversion tool and this DVD Converter Ultimate will be of help to you. This DVD Converter can help you convert various video format (including vob format )to any video format, rip dvds to video and burn video to dvds for playing on DVD players. You can have a free try of it. Hope that helps.

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Apr 22, 2020

I was able to find the USB driver here,
but I still need the software for the Movie Album SE. Any help on that? I lost my install disc.

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Mar 25, 2018

I lost my adaptor to my camcorder I have my footage on a memory card is there anyway to get the footage off so I can put in on my computer

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Aug 25, 2016

when you get to the small rectangle hole use a small flat screw driver. you'll see the lever on the door side. put you're screw driver to the front and pry it backwards and it will unlatch.just pressing on it won't do anything.

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Mar 28, 2015

You can download the software & drivers from the link below: http://dvdcam-pc.support.hitachi.ca/en/download/dl.asp Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Mar 03, 2015

hi, the door mechanism is may be gripped because of a small kick... did you try to open the door with a full charged battery and with the wall plug connected too ? help it with a toothpick or the corner of a credit card... if this doesn't work, it may be the motor that is dead, do you ear any little noise when asking the ejection ? if yes, it is the mechanic, if not, it is the motor or the motor driver that is dead. cheers, mich

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Nov 27, 2014

I think you need to change the disk. Also, see the attached (check 4) from the manual: it gives several reasons for that message. I ahve included a link to the owner's manual in case you don't have access to it. 0036aa6c-a7d9-43ef-b656-a34076d02559.jpg http://ec1.images-amazon.com/media/i3d/01/A/man-migrate/MANUAL000065687.pdf

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Jan 13, 2014

i put mine in the shop it is the laser and it cost $219.00 for the part because it comes in an assemlby piece it depends on how much they charge for labor. I choose not to fix due to high cost of it all it is in a bag besid emy computer

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Dec 13, 2011

Error 0280 - It looks the DVD had bad spots that could not be read.

And... are you check your User Manual? Once clicked, you need to put the verification numbers on the screen and save to your dekstop.

I just find thia comments that I quote:
After getting frustrated trying to get any info from Hitachi manuals and support, I just decided to try to extract the data directly from the dvd (fujitsu dvd-r disk). Since my DVD was not finalized I could not copy the files directly using Windows Explorer, so I tested several applications and here it's what worked for me: I downloaded isobuster (www.isobuster.com), and I was able to view the tracks on the dvd, then I used the "Extract" option to create an image directly from the faulty dvd and it created a couple of files with the extension .ibq. I checked these ibq files and two of them were huge, so I assumed those were my video data. I renamed these files from *.ibq to *.vob(isobuster has options to extract these "image files", but you need to register it first...), anyways I tried to open these new vob files with PowerDVD and they PLAYED JUST FINE :)! Finally I just used a DVD editor to load the new .vob files and I burnt a new DVD.

If this wont work, try with Hitachi Technical Support; they offered to the Hitachi DVDCAM customers via Email on this website: support.hitachi.ca/Email

Hope helps.

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Sep 22, 2011

drivers can be found here:


About halfway down the page look for "USB DZMV5.exe

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Apr 08, 2011

Sorry we are not able to help you with your problem

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Dec 27, 2010

Maybe, It doesn't work because the driver you installed is for other versions of operating system. I am also using windows 7 like you so don't you worry, You can still use your old installer/driver from other versions of operating systems. Just remember that before installing any program in a windows 7 Operating System Computer, Use "troubleshoot compatibility". Right Click the Icon of your program installer first, then choose "troubleshoot compatibility". This will allow you to choose on what type operating system your program will run. Just reply back if it still doesn't work.:D

Hitachi DZ-MV550... • Answered on Dec 06, 2010

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