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Canon G2000. I want to transfer the footage from tape to mac

by Applemadman84 / December 26, 2013 12:24 AM PST

Hi. Dose any one know how or even if its possible to transfer the video clips from the analogue tapes to my Mac.

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Your camcorder records
by boya84 / December 26, 2013 6:04 AM PST

analog video to Hi8 tape.

If your Apple Macintosh has a firewire port, then I like the ADVC55 or ADVC110 from Thomson/Grass Valley/Canopus.
http://www.amazon.com/Canopus-77010138100-ADVC-55-Converter-External/dp/B0006ZSQL4
http://www.amazon.com/Canopus-77010150100-ADVC110-Converter/dp/B00030ATTO
Same if your Macintosh has a Thunderbolt port - you need the above + a $30 cable tail/adapter from Apple
http://store.apple.com/us/product/MD464ZM/A/apple-thunderbolt-to-firewire-adapter?fnode=51

If your Mac has no firewire port and no Thunderbolt port - so all there is may be a USB port, then Elgato
http://www.amazon.com/Elgato-Video-Capture-Device-10020840

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great
by Applemadman84 / December 26, 2013 7:46 AM PST
In reply to: Your camcorder records

Thank you! I will look into it.
Grin

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A very well discussed area.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 26, 2013 12:29 AM PST
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Not much help Im afraid...
by Applemadman84 / December 26, 2013 12:37 AM PST

I was well aware of that. But I was hoping somebody would be able to recommend a such device.

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Someone has.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 26, 2013 1:09 AM PST

I see recommendations over and over. Mine is to use a DVD recorder and not do the capture on any PC/Apple.
Bob

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Blackmagic Design makes
by boya84 / December 26, 2013 6:08 AM PST
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