Yes, that may be true. Although, for that very reason, when we use a video camcorder for our three hour meetings, we use the bypass using the battery power and charge the camcorder directly through an electrical outlet. For some reason, I unable to get the HPv5061u to do the same. It powers up for just a moment, and you can see through the viewer, then it shuts down.
Unfortunately you will not be able to use the HPv5061u Camcorder as webcam and this is by designed
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