Question about Hitachi DZ-GX20A DVD Camcorder
Posted by Anonymous on
The finalizing time depends on the remaining time on the DVD-R disc; Approximately 8 minutes to finalize with 20 minutes recording time on disc Approximately 3 minutes to finalize with 10 minutes recording time on disc Approximately 2 minutes to finalize with no recording time on disc. DVD-R discs recorded on the DVD-Camcorder cannot be finalized on other DVD-R Recorders or PCs.
Posted on Sep 05, 2005
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You can record and finalize DVD+Rs one time. After you fill a DVD+R or
complete all the recordings you want on a single DVD+R, finalize it.
Otherwise, the DVD+R will play only on this Recorder.To play the Disc on
other DVD Players, you must finalize it first.
Once you finalize a DVD+R, you cannot record on it anymore or make
editing changes.Therefore, make sure the Disc is as you want it before you
Press SYSTEM MENU. Press
; to select in the top left
corner of the menu bar at the top of the TV screen.
9 repeatedly to select in the second screen,
9 repeatedly to select Finalize disc. Finalize disc
appears in the menu only when an unfinalized DVD+R is in the
"Finalizing" will appear in the menu.The process may
take a few minutes.
When finalization is complete, the Index
picture screen will reappear.
You cannot unfinalize a DVD+R, and you cannot record or
edit the DVD+R after you finalize it.
A DVD+R will play on other DVD Players only after the
Disc is finalized.
The recorder was switched off/unplugged after recording without ejecting the disc. The recorder could not write essential recording information onto the disc.
While REPAIR is displayed, the recorder automatically examines the recorded area of the disc and updates the track numbers and recording time data. This process takes about 40 minutes for a fully recorded disc. Finalization or further recording is possible once the REPAIR message disappears.
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