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Operating On Files; Exiting File Operations - Sony PDW-680 Operation Manual

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Connections between this unit and a
computer by the Live Logging
function: Disconnected
Setting of LIVE LOGGING on the REC
FUNCTION page of the
OPERATION menu: Values other than
Unsaved current clip list: Save or clear
If this unit is connected to a remote
computer by FTP, log out from the FTP
session (see page 234).
Connect the
on this unit to the i.LINK (IEEE1394)
connector on the remote computer,
using an i.LINK cable.
When a disc is inserted into this unit, the
remote computer recognizes this unit as a
removable disc. The following icon appears
in the Finder on the remote computer,
indicating that the computer is now able to
perform file operations.
Operation limitations during FAM connections
• With the exception of the EJECT button,
recording buttons and playback control buttons
are disabled.
• Do not use the EJECT button to eject discs.
Always eject discs from the computer.
• Do not disconnect the i.LINK cable during a
FAM connection. Doing so may result in
unstable operation. Always eject any loaded
disc before disconnecting the i.LINK cable.

Operating on files

Start the Finder.
Check to be sure that a drive has been
assigned to this unit.
Operate from the Finder on the files on
the disc in this unit.
You can operate in the same way that you
operate on local drives and files on network
File Operations in File Access Mode (for Macintosh)
(i.LINK) S400 connector
• If you power this unit off during a FAM
connection, the data transferred thus far is
• All file operations are not possible for some types
of files.
For details, see "File operation restrictions"
(page 224).
To eject discs from a remote computer
Click the eject button to the right of the icon for
this unit in the Finder, or drag the icon for this unit
from the Finder to the Trash.

Exiting file operations

Do not disconnect the cable before performing steps 1
and 2.
Eject the disc by clicking the eject
button to the right of the icon for this
unit in the Finder, or by dragging the
icon for this unit from the Finder to the
Disconnect the i.LINK cable as
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: The unit is mounted
automatically, so you do not need to do
The unit is powered off and an i.LINK cable is
connected: Power the unit on.


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