Compatibility of dvcam and dv format, Compatibility on playback, Compatibility on editing using a dv connection – Sony DSR-45/45P Manuel d'utilisation
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Compatibility of DVCAM and DV Format
• If you use a DVCAM cassette to record images in the
DV format (SP mode), the recording time will be
extended to 1.5 times the time indicated on the
Compatibility on playback
Some tapes cannot be played on DVCAM or DV video
Compatibility on editing using a DV
When this unit is connected to other DVCAM or DV
video equipment using DV connectors, the recording
format of an edited tape is defined according to the
recorder format as described below.
1) On this unit, only DV-formatted tapes recorded in SP
mode can be used as source tapes.
2) This unit will be restricted according to the setting of
REC MODE on the VTR SET menu.
On DV video
Can be played back.
(A tape recorded in the
LP mode cannot be
played by some
Some DV video
equipment may be able
to play back a DVCAM-
On DVCAM video
Can be played back
only when recorded in
A tape recorded in LP
mode can be played
by some equipment.
(This unit can play
back a DV-formatted
tape only in the SP
Can be played back.
3) When you copy a DV-formatted tape using this unit with
the DVCAM setting as a recorder, the recorded format of
the copied tape is the following DVCAM format.
• The audio recording mode of the copied tape is unlock
• The time code of the copied tape is partly inaccurate.
4) If you use a DVCAM-formatted tape as described in 3)
above, the audio recording mode of the recorded tape is
unlock mode and the time code is partly inaccurate.
5) Some DV video equipment may be able to play back a
DVCAM-formatted tape. Even if the tape is played back,
the contents of the playback cannot be guaranteed.
6) The audio recording mode of the edited tape is lock
7) Depending on signal conditions of the source tape, you
may not be able to edit the tape using the DV connection.
Limitations on editing
You will find the following limitations when editing.
• Due to differences of track pitch, you cannot record
or edit DV-formatted tapes using DVCAM video
• Depending on signal conditions, you may not be able
to record or edit DVCAM-formatted tapes. In these
cases, copy the tape again using analog audio/video