6-2 File Access Mode
File access mode operating environment
Operating system requirements for file operations by file
access mode (called FAM below) are as follows.
• Computer operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000
Service Pack 4 or higher, or Microsoft Windows XP
Do the following on the remote computer and this unit.
• Install the FAM driver on the remote computer.
• Enable FAM connections over the i.LINK connector.
To install the FAM driver
Insert the supplied CD-ROM (Proxy Browsing Software
PDZ-1) in the CD-ROM drive of the computer and execute
the Setup.exe file, then follow the installation instructions.
For details, refer to the ReadMe file contained on the CD-
To enable FAM connections over the i.LINK
Proceed as follows.
Set the MENU ON/OFF switch to ON.
The last accessed page appears.
Turn the MENU knob to scroll to the OUTPUT page,
then press the MENU knob.
The OUTPUT page appears. The current settings
appear on the right side of each item.
Move the b mark to "i.LINK MODE", then press the
The b mark changes to a z mark, and the z mark
changes to a ? mark.
LCD BRIGHT <L>
LCD BRIGHT <H>
PB WIDE ID(IMX) :
REAR BNC OUT SEL:
Turn the MENU knob to select FAM, then press the
6-2 File Access Mode File Operations
The setting is confirmed. The z mark changes to a b
mark and the ? mark changes to a z mark.
The message "Valid after power off." appears if you
change this item.
Power the camcorder off, and then power it on again.
The setting made in step 4 is enabled.
Set the MENU ON/OFF switch to OFF to end the
Making FAM connections
Proceed as follows.
If there is a disc loaded in this unit, put the unit into the
• Recording, playback, search and other disc
• Thumbnail indicator (see page 34): Off
• Disc access by DELETE LAST CLIP, DELETE
ALL CLIPS (see page 51), QUICK FORMAT (see
page 47), and so on: Stopped
• Picture Cache function and Interval Rec function:
• MENU ON/OFF switch: OFF
• "LIVE LOGGING" (see page 64): OFF
• 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 111).
Connect the i.LINK DV IN/OUT S400 connector on
this unit to the i.LINK (IEEE1394) connector on the
remote computer, using an i.LINK cable.
Transfer of files
i.LINK cable (not supplied)
Windows recognizes this unit as a removable disc, and
displays one of the following icons on the remote
computer's task bar:
• Windows 2000:
• Windows XP:
Laptop computer, etc.