Camcorders forum: Sony Handycam DCR-TRV460 viewing tape on laptop monitor

by: mgrich August 3, 2009 8:05 PM PDT

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Sony Handycam DCR-TRV460 viewing tape on laptop monitor

by mgrich - 8/3/09 8:05 PM

From what I've read so far you "Cannot" view tape from your video camcorder on you laptop monitor using the USB cable...that is used strictly for downloading "pictures" only. Other than a TV monitor, is there no other option to view tape via the camcorder?

I too have the USB cable and the camera menu includes the following:

- A/V-> DV OUT
- US Steam
- STD - USB
- PictBridge

This leads me to belive that there has to be some sort of playback functionality via my laptop monitor using the USB cable included with the camcorder. If so, is there a program I need to install in order to view the video?

Thanks for the feedback!

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