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Bought a direct dvd recorder Sony DRV-MC10 on Amazon.USA,namely imported from USA to Greece. I can only record fotos on the DVD. When trying to record on dvd through all input connections I get an error message''incorrect colour system''. I use PAL tapes shot on Sony handycam or video from quick SDHC memory card 16GB shot on Panasonic handycam.So my drv-mc10 is sofar practically useless.


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Yes, the problem with electronics is the US uses NTSC and most other countries use PAL, it changes how the tape head alignes with the tape. You have to insure the device you have is both (most devices are) so try and get into the menu settings and see if you have a PAL/NTSC video selector option. If so change it to PAL.
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Bought a direct dvd recorder Sony DRV-MC10 on Amazon.USA,namely imported from USA to Greece. I can only record fotos on the DVD. When trying to record on dvd through all input connections I get an error message''incorrect colour system''. I use PAL tapes shot on Sony handycam or video from quick SDHC memory card 16GB shot on Panasonic handycam.So my drv-mc10 is sofar practically useless.


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