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Loading And Unloading A Disc - Sony PDW-680 Operation Manual

Professional disc camcorder.
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You can also write protect-individual clips. For
details, see "Locking (write-protecting) clips" on
page 119.

Loading and unloading a disc

To load a disc
Turn on the POWER switch.
POWER switch
If there is condensation inside the VDR section, the
message "HUMID" appears in the status display on
the color LCD . If this happens, wait until the
indicator goes off before going on to step 2.
Press the EJECT button.
This opens the lid of the disc compartment.
EJECT button
1 Insert the disc in the V direction, and
2 close the disc compartment lid
Handling Discs
To unload a disc
LCD monitor
With the power supply on, press the EJECT
button to open the disc compartment lid and eject
the disc, then remove the disc. If you are not
going to insert another disc, close the disc
compartment lid.
To unload a disc when the power supply is off
If the battery is exhausted, it is not possible to
remove the disc by pressing the EJECT button. In
such cases, use the following emergency
procedure to remove the disc manually.
V indication on the outside
The disc is loaded.
To insert the disc correctly, make sure that the
camcorder is in the upright position (the grip
upside, the bottom downside).
Turn off the POWER switch.
Carry out the operation shown in the
following figure.
1 Open this rubber cover.
2 Using a screwdriver or similar
implement, slide the black metal plate
visible inside, in the direction of the
rear of the camcorder.
The disc compartment lid opens. A red
Phillips screw is visible inside the
rubber cap.
3 Use a Phillips screwdriver to turn the
screw counterclockwise (the direction
shown on the rubber cap).
This ejects the disc.
4 Close the rubber cover firmly.


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