Article ID : 00028120 / Last Modified : 09/27/2011

How to copy video from one camcorder to another.

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  1. Designate which camcorder will be the player.
  2. Designate which camcorder will be the recorder.
  3. Connect both camcorders together using the appropriate type of video cable.

    NOTES:

    • To connect two digital camcorders, use an i.LINK® cable.
    • To connect two analog camcorders, use a standard Audio/Video (A/V) cable.
    • To connect an analog and digital camcorder together, use an A/V cable.

  4. Turn on both camcorders.
  5. Insert the source video tape into the camcorder being used as the player.

    NOTE: Ensure the tape has been rewound to the beginning where the video footage starts.

  6. Insert a blank video tape into the camcorder being used as the recorder.
  7. Set the camcorder being used as the player to the PLAYBACK mode.
  8. Set the camcorder being used as the recorder to the VTR mode.
  9. On the camcorder being used as the recorder, press the RECORD button.
  10. On the camcorder being used as the player, press the PLAY button.