Cautionary Notes on Connecting the Camcorder to another Device via a USB Cable (XC15)
Article ID: ART166517 | Date published: 09/12/2016 | Date last updated: 09/20/2016
 

Description

Cautionary Notes on Connecting the Camcorder to another Device via a USB Cable (XC15)

Solution

Cautionary notes on connecting the camcorder to a computer

The camcorder must be prepared before it can be connected to a computer.
Confirm the following before connecting to a computer. Note also that when a camera is connected to a computer using a USB cable, only still photos can be saved.
IMPORTANT
  • When saving images captured with an XC-15 to a computer, connection via USB cable is supported for still photos only. To save movies, use a commercially available card reader.
REFERENCE
  • Switching to Playback Mode from [ ] or [ ] Mode
When you hold the [ ] button pressed down during [ ] or [ ] mode, the camcorder will switch to playback mode and display the last clip or photo recorded, depending on the position of the movie / photo switch. For clips, touch [ ] to start playback. The playback controls are the same as when playing back a recording from the index screen.

Connecting the camcorder to the computer using a USB cable

1. Connect the camcorder to the AC adapter.

IMPORTANT
  • When connecting the camcorder to a computer, use the AC adapter.

2. While the camcorder is turned off, hold the [ ] button pressed down.
  • In playback mode, the thumbnails of clips and photos you have recorded are shown in index screens sorted by the type of recording.
CAUTION
  • Observe the following precautions while the ACCESS indicator is on or flashing. Failure to do so may result in permanent data loss.
- Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder.
- Do not open the recording media slot cover.

3. Connect the camcorder to the computer using the supplied USB cable.

NOTE
  • Make sure to use the USB cable included with your camcorder (IFC-300PCU/S).
CAUTION
  • When the camcorder is connected to a computer:
- Do not open the recording media slot cover.
- Do not change or delete any of the camcorder’s folders or files directly from the computer as this may result in permanent data loss.
- Do not set the computer in Sleep or Hibernate mode (Windows) and do not activate the Sleep function (Mac OS).
  • If you wish to use the recordings on your computer, make copies of them first. Use the copied files, retaining the originals.


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