Article ID : 00197935 / Last Modified : 29/06/2018

How to view movies saved on a computer or a USB external HDD by Direct Copy function on a TV.

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Select Your Playback Method

To play back movies saved on a computer:

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  1. Connect the camcorder to the computer and write back the movies to the camcorder using the PlayMemories Home software .

    NOTE: Only AVCHD, MP4 and XAVC S movies can be written back.

  2. Connect the camcorder to the TV by HDMI cable.

To play back movies saved on an external recording medium:
(Only for models with the Direct Copy function)

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  1. Connect the camcorder to the external recording medium with the USB cable.

    NOTES:

    • A VMC-UAM1 USB Adapter Cable (sold separately) is required if a USB Adapter Cable is not supplied with your camcorder.
    • Use VMC-UAM2 (sold separately) if your camcorder is equipped with Multi Terminal.

  • Connect the camcorder to the TV.

  • Select the Play without copying option. NOTES:
    • Supply power to the camcorder using the AC Adaptor.
    • Some camcorders may not be compatible with the Play without copying function when connected to an external HDD.