Having problems with your Panasonic Digital Cameras ?
I'm trying to transfer tapes from MiniDV to CD for a friend of mine using my PVGS400. But I keep getting an error saying 'unplayable tape (other format)'
It's a minidv camera, what other format could be the problem? And how do I fix this?
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