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transferring video

by slorff / March 26, 2018 12:06 PM PDT

how to transfer mini dv video to my pc

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FireWire
by Terfyn / March 26, 2018 3:16 PM PDT
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Buy yourself a FireWire cable and card for your PC. Select the correct driver. Buy a video editor package that will use Timecode to split the video stream into shots. Simples

There are dozens of posts on this subject, I suggest you do a search.

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Nod to the above answer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 26, 2018 3:23 PM PDT
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Firewire to the PC, apps to capture and done.

Worth repeating. NO and NO and NEVER has there been a working USB to Firewire cable.

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If you are unable
by boya84 / March 27, 2018 8:02 AM PDT
In reply to: transferring video

or unwilling to add a firewire port to you computer, then there are external boxes that may be able to help. Which is "best" for your needs can be suggested if you provide the manufacturer and model of the camcorder + the manufacturer and model of the computer and the Operating System (+ version).

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