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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith, post: 27520
    Looks more like firewire (iLink) to me although it does have usb too.

    Here's a section from a sony forum:-
    "USB cannot be used to capture full quality video to the PC. You will need to get (if not already on your PC) firewire. "

    Now the question is, where are you capturing your video to? desktop/laptop and does THAT have a firewire port?
    see above.....i hve both and a sony too :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith, post: 27520
    Looks more like firewire (iLink) to me although it does have usb too.

    Here's a section from a sony forum:-
    "USB cannot be used to capture full quality video to the PC. You will need to get (if not already on your PC) firewire. "

    Now the question is, where are you capturing your video to? desktop/laptop and does THAT have a firewire port?
    DH tells me the Mac has firewire.





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    is that where you're capturing your video to?




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    Quote Originally Posted by ukwdwnut, post: 27518
    yep a 4 pin firewire to usb cable is correct on a laptop and 8 pin to usb on a desktop :D
    well you dont mean to usb do you?

    argh we're going to get confusing here but dont you mean:-

    4pin firewire to 4pin firewire on most laptops

    and

    4pin firewire to 6pin firewire for most desktops?

    or am I misremembering
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    Quote Originally Posted by beccaberry, post: 27524
    is that where you're capturing your video to?
    Hopefully from camcorder to Mac then to disc.





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    What mac do you have Claire?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith, post: 27527
    What mac do you have Claire?
    Macbook 2.4 GHz intel Core 2 duo thinky in white! Sorry, don't do technical!





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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith, post: 27525
    well you dont mean to usb do you?

    argh we're going to get confusing here but dont you mean:-

    4pin firewire to 4pin firewire on most laptops

    and

    4pin firewire to 6pin firewire for most desktops?

    or am I misremembering
    omg yeah sorry lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Claire, post: 27528
    Macbook 2.4 GHz intel Core 2 duo thinky in white! Sorry, don't do technical!
    ok full size on that one!

    So you need:-
    http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?...=97276&doy=6m8

    Alternatively if there's an apple store nearby, they'll sort you out but it may be slightly more :D
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    Perfect, thanks Keith. I shall endeavor to upload some video during the holiday.





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