power off, clips are reconstructed on the basis of
markers recorded on the disc when the disc is
loaded in this unit. Therefore, processing takes
longer than for a quick salvage (about 30 seconds,
although it depends on the state of the disc).
Proceed as follows to perform a full salvage.
Insert the disc on which recording did
not end normally.
The following salvage message appears.
TO RECORD ON THE
DISC, IT IS NECESSARY
TO EXECUTE SALVAGE.
Turn the MENU knob to move b to
"YES", and press the MENU knob.
Salvage processing starts, and the message
A results message appears when the
• If the salvage succeeded, the message
• If the salvage failed, the message
"INCOMPLETED" appears. Clips for
which recording did not end normally are
To exit without salvaging
Select NO in step 1 to exit without performing
However, the status of the disc does not change.
Salvage is still required to recover the clips for
which recording did not end normally. The
salvage message will appear again when that disc
is inserted again, or when the camcorder is
powered on again.
• If salvage processing is not done, sections
which were recorded normally can be played
back, but no new recording can be done on the
• Full salvage of discs recorded by this camcorder
can be performed with the PDW-F1600, PDW-
HD1500, PDW-F800, or PDW-700. Full
salvage cannot be performed with any other
XDCAM device. The following message may
appear when you insert a disc that was not
recorded normally. The "XXXX" in the
message is a code for XDCAM devices that can
salvage the disc. Refer to the table below and
use one of the indicated devices to salvage the
DISC CANNOT BE
FORMAT DISC OR CONTACT
SERVICE TO RUN CLIP
PUSH ESCAPE SWITCH
OR ROTARY ENCODER.
Code (XXXX) Model name
1.9 or higher)
PDW-HD1500/700 (Version 1.5
a) Does not appear on this unit.
To cancel the message and return to normal
operation, exchange the disc for a usable disc
and flick the CANCEL/PRST/ESCAPE switch
to the ESCAPE side, or press the MENU knob.