Digital video from camera to DVD

  richierich 13:00 08 Sep 2003

I know I can download my digital video camera to PC then burn it to DVD. But what I would like to know;
Is there a standalone DVD writer that I can just download the digital video straight from the camera without bothering going through PC.

  The Sack 13:33 08 Sep 2003

No as the data needs authoring as DV doesn?t come out of the camera as VOB files etc.

  siouxah1 16:24 08 Sep 2003

If your camcorder has I link/firewire/IE1394,or whatever the number is, then this is possible.

You will need a standalone DVD recorder that has firewire in. Most have s video or analogue in.

You will be able to write directly to DVD R or RAM.

One such recorder is the Pioneer DMR E60. This will write your camcorder input straight to disc, RAM,DVD-RW,DVD-R, in real time.

It does however come at a cost. Presently about £400.

Click here for starter information. There are of course many more than just the Pioneer. But I do know that this machine seems to write to relatively cheap -R media which is proving very compatible.

click here

Regards Brian j

  siouxah1 16:27 08 Sep 2003

PS you will need to obtain information to confirm that any such machine can 'SEE' your camcorder and is compatible.

Brian j

  richierich 16:31 08 Sep 2003

I will need to find more info.

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