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Help with Panasonic PV-GS15 mini DV to Laptop

by SandersMA / March 28, 2005 3:29 AM PST

I need help in figuring out how to get video from my Camcorder to my laptop... no program recognizes it that i know of. I need some one who has something that works to let me know what to BUY in order to get video off a tape to any format of video on my XP laptop playable in most media programs. I heard Firewire was the only way, but does USB also work for this?

Thanks in advance.

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Help with Panasonic PV-GS15 mini DV to Laptop
by jcrobso / March 28, 2005 3:35 AM PST

The easyest way to do this would be to get a fierwire adpeter for your laptop. John

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What laptop.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 28, 2005 3:41 AM PST

But I'd go with firewire.


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Dell insperon 2650
by SandersMA / March 28, 2005 11:48 PM PST
In reply to: What laptop.

I am running Xp on a Dell Insperon 2650, very old Laptop held together through epoxy among other things. Now that we have established the firewire do you have any recommendations as to the specific program or hardware/software package i can get to recognize the camera? I currently on deployment and have limited access to resources outside whats at hand, but i can buy stuff off the net and hope the package makes it to the boat.

Thanks in advance

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capture video
by jcrobso / March 30, 2005 12:08 AM PST
In reply to: Dell insperon 2650
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link broke...
by SandersMA / March 31, 2005 5:36 AM PST
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Links broken man. Will check out the multimedia forum.


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by SandersMA / March 31, 2005 6:28 AM PST
In reply to: link broke...

Saw the timwerx guys post and followed his link in the multimedia forum. Followed and received my answers. Firewire is the only way to go, and UVS seems to be the alternate video editing device. Thanks for your time.


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Straight to SD disk?
by SandersMA / March 28, 2005 11:52 PM PST

Can the PV-GS15 cam actually record straight to the SD disk instead of going to the tape? I have no idea of its capabilities, as my guide is at home.


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Will this setup work?
by SandersMA / March 29, 2005 3:48 AM PST
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Very similar to something I have.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 29, 2005 8:21 AM PST
In reply to: Will this setup work?
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