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File Operations In File Access Mode (for Macintosh); Making Fam Connections - Sony PDW-680 Operation Manual

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4
Disconnect the i.LINK cable as
required.
For Windows 7
Note
Do not disconnect the cable before performing step 1.
1
Click the
icon displayed in the
remote computer's taskbar, and then
click "Eject Solid state disk".
"The 'Sony XDCAM PDW-680 IEEE 1394
SBP2 Device' device can now be safely
removed from the computer" appears.
This unit can now resume normal operations.
(The limitations described in "Operation
limitations during FAM connections" no
longer apply.)
2
Disconnect the i.LINK cable as
required.
To make a reconnection
To reconnect after exiting file operations, do one
of the following, depending on whether an
i.LINK cable is connected.
i.LINK cable is not connected: Connect this unit
and a remote computer with an i.LINK cable.
i.LINK cable is connected: Disconnect the
i.LINK cable from either this unit or the
remote computer, wait for at least 10
seconds, and then reconnect the disconnected
cable.
The unit is powered off and an i.LINK cable is
connected: Power the unit on.
File Operations in File
Access Mode (for
Macintosh)
File access mode operating environment
Operating system requirements for file operations
by file access mode are as follows.
Computer operating system: Mac OS X
v10.4.11 or higher
Preparations
Do the following on the remote computer and this
unit.
• Install the FAM driver on the remote computer
(see the next item).
• Set i.LINK(FAM) on the POWER SAVE page
of the OPERATION menu to ENABL (see
page 207).
To install the FAM driver
Insert the (supplied) application software CD-
ROM into the CD-ROM drive of your computer,
and execute the FAM >Mac >dmg file of the
FAM Driver, then follow the installation
instructions.
To check the FAM driver version
Connect this unit to your computer with an
i.LINK cable, and then, with a disc loaded, start
the system profiler utility of the application. The
version appears to the right of "prodisk_fs" when
you select "Advanced Functions" under
"Software".

Making FAM connections

1
Insert a disc into this unit, and put this
unit into the following state.
Recording, playback, search and other
disc operations: Stopped
THUMBNAIL indicator: Off
Disc access by clip deletion, disc
formatting, or other operation:
Stopped
Picture Cache function and Interval Rec
function: Off

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