20 Most Recent Panasonic PV-GS180 Mini DV Digital Camcorder Questions & Answers

The PV-GS180 works with SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible and will not work. You need to use SD cards, 2GB and smaller.

Panasonic... | Answered on Apr 13, 2012

You can use the disc that is provided with the cam install the software from the disc then connect the cam with the PC and wait a while until the driver get installed.

Panasonic... | Answered on Aug 18, 2010

You can use windows movie maker to capture videos from the camcorder. Connect it via USB and use the capture from camera option to start the streaming capture. Note that you do not need additional drivers as it detects most camcorders. Just in case if it doesn't let me know and I will get you the link to any additional software that panasonic has to offer.


Panasonic... | Answered on Mar 23, 2010

If you have Head Cleaning Cassette play it at 10 seconds or use new Cassette for 10 minutes play or record. Otherwise Video Head damage

Panasonic... | Answered on Mar 10, 2010

Take off the battery and plug it in to power(charging block) and do a reset.

Panasonic... | Answered on Jan 28, 2010

Remove battery plug it into power (charger block) then do reset.

Panasonic... | Answered on Jan 28, 2010

What OS are you running, XP,Vista,7?

Panasonic... | Answered on Jan 28, 2010

Windows XP has the stream uptake profile built right into it. You should not need a driver. Plug your cam into your computer and open movie maker (also built into XP) and it will ask you if you want to import. Click yes and then a drop down tab will apeer just choose your dv devise (cam)

Panasonic... | Answered on Jan 28, 2010

Yes, the XP driver would not work with Vista. No solution on the Panasonic website.

Panasonic... | Answered on Jan 28, 2010

Hi, I managed to down load mine by connecting with a firewire and setting the camera to playback mode (not PC), opening imovie, turning the camcorder on and selecting file -' import from camera". a screen came up then I started playback on the camcorder and was able to select import from the screen on the imac.

Panasonic... | Answered on Nov 15, 2009

Go to this side and upgrade til vers. 6.0


Follow the instructions very carefully. Remember to connect your camera - in "play mode" before you run the setup.exe file. You must also be logged in as administrator.(or run the file as administrator

Best Regards

Christian, Copenhagen, Denmark

Panasonic... | Answered on Mar 16, 2009

You can't. SD card is only to take images in this camera.

Panasonic... | Answered on Dec 23, 2008

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