Camcorders forum: Date/Time stamp video transfer to DVD

by: edhbry May 28, 2013 9:00 PM PDT

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Date/Time stamp video transfer to DVD

by edhbry - 5/28/13 9:00 PM

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I have never been on this or any similar discussion board. But I have a question that would truly be life changing. I am a licensed private investigator. Many of us are struggling mightily with the issue of getting our date/time stamp to transfer from any camera to the DVD when we are burning copy's for clients, attorneys etc.

No matter what camera I use and no matter what computer I use, the video transfers but it drops the date/time stamp. This is unacceptable for most cases.

I have been told that an external DVD burner that does NOT run through a computer is the answer. However can anyone on this site please confirm that? Even if that is the answer I have no idea which external DVD burner would actually do the trick. I have asked the folks that work at Best Buy and Fry's electronics. They are nice folks but really have no idea regarding the real functions of the external DVD burners when it comes to date/time stamps. I have been doing investigations a long time, lots of great cases under my belt. But this one issue really has me upside down. Any simple answers would truly be life changing. Thank you in advance.

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