Question about Panasonic Palmcorder PV-GS70 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Disable standby mode

Hi, I am using my Pana PV-GS70D as a webcam on my Mac Pro Intel machine. It gives a much better image than other webcams I have tried. However it goes into standby mode after like 5 or less minutes. How can I disable this feature? I find nothing obvious on the camera menu or in the manual. Help

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  • schmi142 Apr 14, 2008

    I have the same problem, wondering how to disable the standby mode on the Panasonic PV-GS70.

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I ve Panasonic PV-GS70D camcoder but i couldn't use it as web cam any one help me in this case

Posted on Oct 05, 2008

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I have a panasonic. its not the same kind as yours but i was trying to use it as a webcam as well and had the same issue. i read the manuel and it said that it goes in auto standby if its on pause for more than 5 minutes. so i figured id just take the tape out. its not on pause so it wont stand by. i didnt think it would make a difference. but it did. i can use it as a webcam now. hope this helps

Posted on May 20, 2008

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