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6-2 File Access Mode File Operations - Sony PDW-510 Operation Manual

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The remote computer is now able to perform file
operations when a disc is inserted into this unit.
You will not be able to log in if you put the unit into
the state described in step 1 after connecting the cable.
To log in, disconnect the cable, put the unit into the
state described in step 1, and connect it again.
Operation limitations during FAM connections
• With the exception of the EJECT button, recording
buttons and playback control buttons are disabled.
• VDR of this unit cannot be controlled from devices
connected to the REMOTE connector (8-pin) and S400
(i.LINK) connector.
• There is no signal output from this unit while video is
being input to this unit from external equipment.
Operating on files
Proceed as follows.
Start Explorer.
Check that a drive letter has been assigned to this unit.
(The drive letter will differ depending on the number
of other peripherals connected to the remote
Use Explorer to perform file operations on the disc
loaded in this unit.
You can operate in the same way that you operate on
local drives and files on network computers.
• If you power this unit off during an FAM
connection, the data transferred thus far is discarded.
• All file operations are not possible for some types of
For details, see 6-1-2 "File Operation Restrictions"
(page 106).
To eject discs from a remote computer
Right click the icon representing this unit in Explorer, and
select Eject from the menu which appears.
Exiting file operations
Proceed as follows.
Do not disconnect the cable before performing steps 1 to 3.
Do one of the following on the
displayed in the remote computer's taskbar.
• Double click.
• Right click, and select one of the following
• Windows 2000: The Unplug or Eject Hardware
• Windows XP: The Safely Remove Hardware dialog
Select "Sony XDCAM PDW-530 (or 530p/510/510P)
IEEE 1394 SBP2 Device" and click Stop.
The Stop a Hardware device dialog appears.
Select "Sony XDCAM PDW-530 (or 530p/510/510P)
IEEE 1394 SBP2 Device" and click OK.
• Windows 2000: A confirmation message appears.
• Windows XP: "Sony XDCAM PDW-530 (or 530p/
This unit can now resume normal operations. (The
limitations described in "Operation limitations during
FAM connections" (see page 109) no longer apply.)
Disconnect the i.LINK cable as required.
To reconnect after exiting file operations, do one of the
following, depending on whether an i.LINK cable is
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.
To disable FAM connections
Execute one of the procedures described in the previous
section "Reconnecting" to make a FAM connection
between this unit and the remote computer. To disable
FAM connections, set the menu item PC REMOTE to
For more information about how to make this setting, see
"To enable FAM connections over the i.LINK connector"
(page 108).
commands from the menu which appears.
- Windows 2000: Unplug or eject hardware
- Windows XP: Safely Remove Hardware
dialog appears.
510/510P) IEEE 1394 SBP2 Device" is deleted from
the Hardware devices list.

6-2 File Access Mode File Operations



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