Using the DW-100 DVD burner with your camcorder

Article ID: ART101125 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Using the DW-100 DVD burner with your camcorder


You can connect the camcorder to the optional DW-100 DVD Burner to create high-definition DVD discs (AVCHD specifications). This way, you can preserve your video recordings in the highest video quality available. You can also create Photo DVDs from your still images that you can play back with most standard DVD players. Refer to this section along with the relevant sections in the instruction manual of the DW-100.
Options for creating AVCHD discs
<> mode
Add all the scenes to the disc(s).
Add only those scenes that have not been previously added to a disc.
Add only the scenes included in the playlist
Options for creating Photo DVDs
<> mode
Add all the still images to the slideshow on the disc.
Add only still images marked with transfer orders
Preparations on the Camcorder
1. Turn on the camcorder and set it <> to mode to create high definition discs of your movies or <> mode to create Photo DVDs of your still images.
- Power the camcorder using the compact power adapter.
- Select in advance the memory from which you want to add the scenes or still images.
2. Select the scenes or still images you want to add to the disc.
[ ] > [ MENU] >
[ADD TO DISC] > Desired opotin >
[ ]
Connecting to the DW-100 DVD Burner
1. Turn on the DVD Burner.
2. Connect the camcorder to the DVD Burner using the USB cable.
- If the device type selection screen appears, select [ DVD BURNER] and press <>.
- When the connection is completed, [NO DISC] will be displayed.
3. Insert a brand new disc into the DVD Burner.
- Use the OPEN/CLOSE button on the DVD Burner to open and close the disc tray.
- After the disc is recognized, an information screen will display the type of DVD you are creating and the estimated time and number of discs it will require (based on the disc you inserted).
- If you inserted a DVD-RW disc that already contains data, [THE DISC CONTAINS DATA] will be displayed. To overwrite the data (erasing the previous content of the disc), press <>, select [YES] and press <> again.
4. Press the start button on the DVD Burner.
- A progress bar will be displayed on the screen.
- After pressing the start button (while the current disc is being written) the operation cannot be canceled.
- After a disc is finalized it will be ejected automatically and [INSERT A NEW/BLANK DISC AND CLOSE THE DISC TRAY] will appear. Insert the next disc and close the disc tray.
- When the last disc is finalized, [TASK COMPLETED] will be displayed. Take out the disc and close the disc tray.
After the operation is finished, [INSERT A NEW/BLANK DISC] will be displayed again. Insert a brand new disc and close the disc tray.
- While the camcorder is connected to the DVD Burner, do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card.
- Observe the following precautions while the ACCESS indicator on the camcorder is on or flashing. Failing to do so may result in permanent data loss.
* Do not open the memory card slot cover.
* Do not disconnect the USB cable.
* Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder or the DVD Burner.
* Do not change the position of the mode dial.
- High-definition (AVCHD) discs created using the optional DW-100 DVD Burner can be played back only with AVCHD compatible DVD players. Do not insert a high-definition disc into a DVD player that is not compatible with AVCHD specifications as you may not be able to eject the disc.
- For important information on handling your discs, refer to Cautions on handling.

- The error Could Not Add to Playlist is displayed on the camcorder.
You may not be able to add scenes to the playlist if they were recorded or edited using another device or if there is not enough space available in the memory.



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