Video Lab Frequently Asked Questions
What type of DVD's should I buy?
MINI-DVD-R or MINI- DVD-RW.
What does the DVD-R or RW mean?
Data on a DVD-R cannot be changed, whereas a DVD-RW (DVD-rewritable) can be rewritten multiple (1000+) times. EXCEPT when finalized for playback on standard DVD players.
Where can I buy just one DVD for this project?
The Edmonds Community College Bookstore.
Why won't my video playback on my DVD player?
It wasn't "finalized".
Do I need to finalize the video?
In order to allow interchange between recorders, it is necessary to finalize or protect DVD-RW media before putting these in another recording system. DVD-R media must be finalized before playback is possible in players.
How do I finalize the video?
Refer to Mini-DiscCam Instructions @ http://www.edcc.edu/viscom/Videolab.php
What if I want to record more later?
This is not possible with the Mini DVD camera system.
Can I edit the video now to chop off the beginning or ending?
Currently there is no facility at EDCC to edit your video.
Where can I go to get a copy of my video created?
Currently there is no facility at Edmonds CC to copy DVDs.
If I recorded more than one "session" do I have to finalize all sessions or can I choose them?
All sessions must be finalized before playback is possible in DVD players.