Having problems with your Panasonic Digital Cameras ?

Dear Fixya, I use a fixed videocam above a desk area at which I demonstrate watercolour painting. The videocam connects to a digital projector which projects to a large screen. This arrangement means that I may talk to my audience while completing a painting. During the demonstration, which lasts about an hour and a half to 2 hours, the videocam is set to record while projecting the demonstration onto the screen. That way I have a permanent record for later editing. My first videocam was



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Most camcorders have a mini-jack (3.5mm) - video/audio out. If you don't\015\012 have a 3.5mm jack to RCA cable you can buy it at almost any electronics\015\012 store. Mostly those are special plugs with 4 contacts instead of 3 as \015\012on a headphone. Use this cable to feed the signal into the projector \015\012("composite in" or "video in") and record as usual. Be aware that \015\012sometimes the pin-out is different depending on the manufacturer. If you\015\012 don't get a picture with the yellow RCA plug, try the other ones \015\012(red/white) too on the video input.
\015\012If you want to run the video cable over a longer distance you may want \015\012to rent a professional video cable (e.g. RG59-Type) from a local \015\012event/show tech company. It will only cost a few $, make sure to get the\015\012 adapters you need, as those cables are usually fitted with BNC \015\012connectors.
\015\012No over devices should be needed.
But ...if you already have a camera capable of live feeding (streaming ) ..you can use a computer or a laptop ..and get the signal into it ..in the same time record it using a video recording program ..like windows movie maker..In this case you will either connect the projector to the laptop as secondary display ...and use the full screen while recording with the program ..or ..split the signal from the camera using an adapter ..and stream on the projector ...while the other signal being recorded with capture from device feature in the computer ..This way you will not have to buy another camera ..If you still want to get rid of the old ones..just pay attention when you buy it ..and if it has a video out ..either 3.5 jack ..or s-video ..and try it ..
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