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How do I get tape film from A Sony Video camera onto my computer without the camera?

I have a tape of some important work for my masters degree which was filmed by a friend and given to me as a tape form his Sony camera.I do not know how to get the tape onto my computer for editing and writing to DVD and his camera is now overseas with him.Any ideas welcome.

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  • antesoo Oct 12, 2008

    Thanks but as I said , the camera is overseas and I have no access to a handycam now.THAT is the problem! LOL. I need to find a way to get the tape onto the computer without a camera to connect to. I have the tape but NO CAMERA.

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You should have a video capture card in ur pc and then Connect ur Handycam with component video and then record ur video in your pc.then burn it

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