Yes, it functions as a CD/DVD recorder when connected to a computer. But, it cannot capture video through the computer; only video saved on the computer can be burned to disc.
Do the following to use the recorder with a computer:
- Turn on the computer.
- Connect the recorder to the computer with the USB cable.
- On the recorder, next to the USB port, move the switch to the PC/PRINT position.
NOTE: The computer recognizes the connection and installs the appropriate drivers.