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Discussion in 'Camcorders, Action Cams & Video Making Forum' started by Adrenochrome, Apr 28, 2003.

  1. Adrenochrome

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    hi i purchased one of these for going on holiday and now that i am back i would like to put videa onto cd for viewing on dvd player.

    can i buy any firewire card to make this possible and if not which one do i need to buy?

    also is there anything else i need to do this??

    sorry but it is my first camcorder:confused:

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    Any firewire card will capture video.
    You will need a PC that is running Windows 98SE or later and software to capture/edit the footage. If you have Windows XP then you can download MS Moviemaker v2 free from the Microsoft website, this is a good but basic package that is enough to get you going. If you do not have XP then you can get the card and software from around £30. A DV card only from around £20
    You will also need plenty of free disk space. 4 minutes of footage will take 1Gb of disk space :eek: and more room for editing. Do a search for plenty of other advise on editing.

    Good luck,
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    thanks mark,

    i do have xp so i'll download the software and see how i get on with it
    is there not two different kinds of connections for the cables though( 4 pin or 6 pin)?

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    You should get a firewire cable with the card - 6 pin to 4 pin.
    6 pin goes into the card and 4 pin goes into your camcorder.

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    thank you for your help mark :smashin:
     

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