using a camcorder as a camera [Re: Modem users]

Brian Patrie (bpatrie@peop.tdsnet.com)
Fri, 17 Oct 1997 19:59:24 -0500


At 11:31 1997/10/17 -0400, Si Ballenger wrote:
>[At 20:26 1997/10/16 -0400, Nick Faba wrote:]
>>Also, anyone know how to stop a videocamera, 8mm, consumer grade, from
>>auto shutoff of it's video
>
>The auto shutoff sometimes is used in the camcorders to protect the tape
>from being worn while being in the pause mode for long periods. Try
>operating it with no tape in it, and operating it with the tape door open.

Try running it on external power (AC adaptor) too. either way, removing
the tape when you dont need it is a good idea.

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