Playback, Connections for playback – Sony DSR-45/45P Manuel d'utilisation

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Chapter 2

Playback and Recording



Chapter 2 Playback and Recording

This section describes the connections, settings and
operations necessary to perform playback on this unit.
The same settings and operations apply whether you
are using the unit as part of an editing system, for
dubbing, or as a stand-alone videocassette player.

Connections for Playback

To digital video equipment with a DV jack

The video and audio signals are sent with hardly any
degradation, enabling high-quality recording. The
signal flow is automatically detected so you do not
need to make separate connections for input and


• With the DV connection, data codes (recording date/

time, camera data) recorded on the source tape are
transmitted to the recorder. As a result, when you
play back a recorded tape on this unit and press the
DATA CODE button on the Remote Commander, the
same data codes as those recorded on the source tape
are displayed on the monitor screen.

• The external lock function of this unit only supports

the standard sync signals. With the DV connection,
set EXT SYNC on the VIDEO SET menu to OFF to
prevent malfunction resulting from noise, etc.

For details on the VIDEO SET menu, see “VIDEO SET
menu” on page 86 (GB).

• If no picture appears via the DV jack, disconnect the

i.LINK cable (DV cable), then reinsert it straight.

• When connecting a device that has a 6-pin DV jack to

this unit, first, connect the plug of the cable to the 6-
pin DV jack.

• If the unit is connected to a device equipped with a 6-

pin DV jack, when you intend to disconnect or
reconnect the DV cable, turn off the device and pull
out the plug of its power cord from the AC outlet
beforehand. If you connect or disconnect the DV
cable while the device is connected to the AC outlet,
high-voltage current (8 to 40 V) is output from the
DV jack of the device to this unit, which may cause a

• If you connect the input connectors of this unit to the

output connectors of a recorder or that of a monitor, a
humming noise may be generated or the image may
be distorted. If these phenomena occur, perform one
of the following:
– Set DV EE OUT on the VTR SET menu to OFF.
– Set the INPUT SELECT selector to a position

where a signal is not currently being input.

– Disconnect the cables.


DSR-45/45P (rear panel)


i.LINK cable
(DV cable)
(not supplied)

DV jack

Digital video
equipment with a
DV jack


: Signal flow