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How do I download to PC from Sony DCR-HC38 handycam?

by firey71 / July 16, 2007 5:27 PM PDT

I have just about made up my mind to buy the Sony 38 DVC handycam.
Don't need still photo as I have a Canon Digital SLR and a backup pocket digital camera, hence the 38 as opposed to the 48.
If anybody can suggest something better for around the same price it would be very much appreciated.
Also, I have been told by the shop that I can download to my PC using USB cable.
I had assumed I'd need firewire.
Could one of you far more knowledgeable people put me straight on this?

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Drivers for DCR-TRV33
by cgilon / July 29, 2007 10:50 AM PDT

I have lost my driver for my camcord DCR-TRV33 and can not edit my movies on my PC.
Please let me know how caqn I download this driver.

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Firewire doesn't need any driver.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 29, 2007 11:20 AM PDT
In reply to: Drivers for DCR-TRV33

I can imagine those that look for it would be very frustrated.

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by using a firewire cable connected
by boya84 / July 29, 2007 12:06 PM PDT
In reply to: Drivers for DCR-TRV33

to the DV port of the camcorder to the firewire port of the computer. If youor computer does not have a firewire port, install one. USB for stills; firewire for video.

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