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panasonic pv-gs120--video to PC

by suzanness / May 16, 2007 9:49 AM PDT

When I bought this camcorder I was told I could transfer video from the camera to my PC using the USB wire included in the package. i was told the quality may not be good, but that I could still do it. I have tried and tried, but I cannot seem to transfer video to my PC this way. I've installed the drivers, I've even captured pictures from the DV tape through DV studio. But when I open the bundled video software from microsoft, it doesn't recognize my camcorder. I have windows xp professional and office 2007! Anyone know how to do this?

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by boya84 / May 16, 2007 10:45 AM PDT

I don't know anyone that has ever made that work. FireWire works pretty much all the time. The only thing the USB connection might do is allow you to transfer stills off the memory card.

You need to add a FireWire/IEEE1394/iLink/DV port to your computer. You need a FireWire cable (4-pin camera side 4 or 6-pin computer side - it depends which FireWire card you get).

Adding the port is not difficult and the card is not expensive...

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drivers CD for PV-GS120 Panasonic mini-dv camcorder
by d2000enator / April 9, 2011 11:11 PM PDT

Hello, I am desperate. I realize you posted a question about your Panasonic camcorder FOUR years ago, but I hoped you might still have the drivers CD and would be able to attached them to an email and send them to me.

They are not in the internet anywhere. Panasonic took them off their website and they are no where else to be found.

my email address is

Thank you very much!

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Panasonic PV-GS120 USB Webcam Driver
by ddgrick / August 21, 2011 7:21 PM PDT

Panasonic PV-GS120 USB Webcam Driver from their global Japanese website?, MeiUSB.exe.

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by nikonff5 / May 14, 2013 2:47 AM PDT

but in english lol

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