I was finalizing a disc and trying to get the power cord plugged in, but I was too late and the battery died. Now the disc won't play anywhere but in the camcorder. I can't unfinalize it, finalize it, nothing. I tried to hook up the USB to my computer, but it says the disc is not formatted or incompatible. Please help!
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Re: Battery died in the middle of finalizing
If you want to edit the video, try copying the unfinalized VOB or VRO file from the mini-DVD onto your harddrive by just putting it on the dvd drive of your pc.. u can use premire or some other tolls to get the work done and finally burn it another dvd as you like.
good luck my friend
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Try another Cord/Charger to verify the Cord, AC jack. If you plug in the AC cord after starting on battery, does the battery charge? Open Control Panel, Power Options, set to High Performance, Advanced power settings, set Sleep and Hibernate to Never, Adjust Advanced power setting to your preference.
yes laptop batteries do die over time depending on the use of them so i would first check and make sure that the power cord is working than if so than yes get a new battery.
and the battery should stay in the laptop to help keep the cmos battery on the motherboard charged ok?
hope that this is helpful for you
best regards mike
Check power out put of the adapter is it giving you the correct readings Try to remove the battery and run it from adapter itself check to see if its working Reset the battery ..by removing it from the system
dont know if youve found a solution already, but:
you cant finalzie the disc using battery power, you need to use the ac adaptor. This is something you should have got with the camcorder. its basically the charger plus another cable. so, plug in the charger to the mains as normal. then remove the battery from the camcorder, you'll notice a round hole in the camorder, this is where you plug in the cable i mentioned earlier, the other end of the cable goes into the same size hole found on the battery charger. that's it - you now have power to the camcorder from the mains. switch on the camcorder as normal and finalize the disk.
Its late, so just to make sure I'm not brain-dead basically your laptop runs fine as long as its powered by the AC adaptor but dies fairly quickly while running via battery.
This is very typical of a battery that will no longer hold a charge, not normally a user repairable item. It could also be that the charging electronics (in the laptop) isn't charging the battery, again not a typical user repair job. About your only option short of taking it to the repair shop is buying or borrowing a battery as a test.
I got a hitachi camcorder at a flee market and it did not come with an instruction book. Everything is fine up to the part where I have to finalize the disc in order to play it back on my DVD player or whatever. I have all the cords but don't know where the outlet on the camcorder is, in order to plug into the ac charger.. In other words: Where do I plug the cords. I can't find anything on the camcorder that will ssupport the cords,, Is there a hidden slot somewhere on the camcorder???? Please help, Email me at...... [email protected]