Usable cassette tapes, P. 96) – Sony DCR-IP1 User Manual
Your camcorder is based on the MICROMV
format. You can use only the MICROMV
format cassette. Use a cassette with the
trademarks of Sony Corporation.
When you play back
If the cassette you play back on your camcorder
contains copyright signals, you cannot copy it to
a tape in another video camera connected to
When you record
You cannot record software on your
camcorder that contains copyright
control signals for copyright protection
[Cannot record due to copyright protection]
appears on the LCD screen, or on the TV screen
if you try to record such software.
Your camcorder does not record copyright
control signals on the tape when it records.
Notes on use
To prevent accidental erasure
Slide the write-protect tab on the cassette to
expose the red mark.
When labeling the cassette
Be sure to place the label only on the locations
as shown in the following illustration so as not
to cause malfunction of your camcorder.
After using the cassette
Rewind the tape to the beginning to avoid
distortion of the picture or the sound. The
cassette should then be put in its case, and stored
in an upright position.
When the micro Cassette Memory
function does not work
Reinsert the cassette.
Red mark hidden: Can
Red mark exposed:
Cannot be recorded
Do not put a label
along this border.