Recording procedures, Recording functions, Recording recording procedures – Sony DSR-45/45P Manuel d'utilisation

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Chapter 2

Playback and Recording

Chapter 2 Playback and Recording


Recording Procedures

This section describes the procedures used to record
signals sent from another VCR to this unit. For details
on the procedures required when using a computer as a
player, refer to the instruction manual of your
computer or the user’s manuals of the software
installed on it.
For details on the input and output of the wide-screen
aspect ratio information, see “Notes on Wide-screen
Aspect Ratio Information” on page 103 (GB).


After checking that the REC/SAVE switch on the
cassette is set to REC, checking the tape for slack
and confirming that the q indicator is off, hold
the cassette so that the tape window is facing
upward, then insert it into this unit.

The cassette is automatically loaded into the unit
and the tape will be ready to record.

For details on the REC/SAVE switch and checking the
tape for slack, see “Notes on Video Cassettes” on page
30 (GB).
For details on inserting a cassette, see “To insert a
cassette” on page 31 (GB).


Do not insert the cassette forcibly. The unit may be


Press the playback button on the player.

The player starts playback.


On this unit, press the PLAY button while holding
the REC button down.

The unit starts recording. If AUTO INDEX on the
VTR SET menu is set to ON, the index is marked.


When you do not want to mark an index at the
beginning of the recording, set AUTO INDEX on
the VTR SET menu to OFF.

For details on the VTR SET menu, see “VTR SET
menu” on page 90 (GB).

To stop recording

Press the STOP button on this unit.

To pause recording

Press the PAUSE button on this unit.

To start recording using the Remote Control
Unit (DSRM-20, not supplied)

On the Remote Control Unit, press the PLAY button
while holding the REC button down.

Recording Functions

Marking an index

By pressing the INDEX button on the unit or the
INDEX WRITE button on the Remote Commander
during recording, you can mark an index signal at any
place on the tape. The index signal is inserted for five
seconds. If you mark an index at the scene you want to
search for, you can easily find the scene later.
If AUTO INDEX on the VTR SET menu is set to ON,
the index signal is marked automatically when the unit
in the stop mode starts recording.
While the index is being marked, the “INDEX
MARK” indicator appears for about seven seconds on
the Data screen (see page 27 (GB)).
If you use a cassette with cassette memory, the index
will also be marked in the cassette memory.


• You cannot mark a new index while the “INDEX

MARK” indicator is being displayed.

• If you record on a portion of the tape where an index

has been marked, the index will be erased. You
cannot delete just an index while keeping the image
or sound.

• You cannot mark an index during playback,

duplicating or audio dubbing operations. The INDEX
button and the INDEX WRITE button are disabled in
these operations.

• The cassette memory space available limits the

number of indexes that you can mark. When you use
a previously recorded tape for repeated recordings,
make more memory space available by erasing
unwanted items using ITEM ERASE or ERASE ALL
on the CM SET menu before you start recording.

To use an index during playback

You will need the Remote Commander or the Remote
Control Unit (DSRM-20, not supplied).

For details on the playback functions using the Remote
Commander, see “Searching using the search function” in
“Playback Functions” on page 37 (GB).