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Problems connecting a vx2100 through firewire.

Just bought it a few days ago, recorded a commercial video, now can't get it off the camera.
Stick the wire into XP - nothing happerns at all. Camera on or off, tried rebooting in all modes, went through all setttings in the camera.
Vista sees the thing, but when i try capturing video through pinnacle oк adobe - same thing in both - the caprute screen just freezes forever.

Any help would be urgently appreciated. Thanx a lot!

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Hi Sreeki,
You may have solved this problem already but I had the same problem some time ago, so the advice will be a little vague.

From memory the issue is something to do with corruption of a directx file so you could just try re-loading directx.

But the way I found a solution was to try and capture video using windows movie maker and you will find the video capture also fails using this software. However, windows returns an error message (which I cannot remember), and I did a search on Google or something for this error message and eventually found the solution.

It was related to directx and there was a small file that had to be run to repair it.

Hope this helps and I will continue searching for the problem I am now having with my camera not accepting a tape and returning the error message relating moisture......

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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Hi George, Sounds like you and I are of the same level with this Cam and editing , would love to compare notes with you if you would care to drop me a line gemfilmsni@yahoo.co.uk
Pat

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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firewire ic may have blown in back supply..check it at a service centre..

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