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sony hi 8 in dig vid cam

Discussion in 'Camcorders, Action Cams & Video Editing Forum' started by RON, Mar 3, 2004.

  1. RON

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    does any one know if my recordings from a sony hi 8 camcorder will play in a digital camcorder so i could use the fire weire to get the film onto pc
    thanks
     
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    Yes! Some, but only some of the Sony Digital8 camcorders can play the analogue 8mm/Hi8 tapes. You will then be able to capture the footage on your PC via firewire.
    I would suggest you take an old tape to your local Jessops and try it. If you find a cam you like then find the best web price and as long as you have the sites details they will match the web price for you.

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    Just had a quick look on the Sony site and found this:

    DCRTRV460E
    Features:

    Digital 8 recording
    USB connectivity
    SteadyShot
    High stamina battery life up to 12 hours
    20x optical zoom
    990x digital zoom
    Click to DVD
    i.LINK (DV IN/OUT)
    12bit / 16 bit PCM stereo sound
    Remote control
    Touch panel control
    Memory Stick slot
    MPEG MOVIE EX
    Analogue input
    8mm playback ability

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    now to find a friend with one thats willing to lend it to me.
     
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    I had temporary use of the Sony TRV33 . I managed to record stuff from my Sony Hi8 camera via it's analogue inputs incl SVHS onto mini tapes. Then firewired it across onto my PC and finally onto a DVD.

    As long as the new digital camera has analogue inputs and specifically SVHS connection then it should be fine.
     

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