Recording hi def from Canon AVCHD to Sony VRD MC6?


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Username: Rid

Post Number: 1
Registered: Dec-09
I just bought a Sony VRD-MC6 DVD recorder in order to burn dvd's from my Canon Vixia HF200 AVCHD camcorder. However, according to the Sony box, it will only record a high def dvd from a Sony hi def camcorder. Before I open this thing up, does anyone know if thats true? How can it be that it would only recognize a Sony hi def camcorder and record a hi def dvd from that and not a Canon? Isnt AVC a standard that should be recognized by any DVD recorder?

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Username: Ezras_mommy

Post Number: 2
Registered: Dec-10
It sounds like I am having a similar problem with the same recorder, except I have a different canon camcorder. It says something about needing a DV (ilink) cable in the user guide, I am curious to find out if you figured out how to solve your problem. If so, please help!!!

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Username: Rid

Post Number: 3
Registered: Dec-09
Yes, I did solve my problem. First thing you need to do is to go return your Sony DVD recorder. Per a Sony representative, I found out that you can only record to a Sony DVD recorder FROM a Sony camcorder. It will not record from any non-Sony camcorder. I then bought at Canon DW-100 DVD recorder and couldn't be happier. Quickly and easily burns DVD right from my Canon camcorder in beautiful hi-def. Got mine from BH Photo online. You might want to check Newegg as well. Good luck.

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Username: Ieee488

Post Number: 526
Registered: Dec-07

Your Canon FS100 doesn't have a DV (aka Firewire, aka iLink) port.

Wrong purchase for your Canon. The Canon DW-100 is the way to go for you.

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