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Sony DCR-PC55E well i've got an sony DCR-PC55E videocamera and everything works fine, except when i try to plug it into my computer. The computer doesn't recognise the video tape that is in the computer so i can't transfer the recorded stuff onto the computer, which results into not editing anything. Although the video tape doesnt show up on the computer the sony memorystick however shows up prefectly on the computer, images and all are all there. If anyone could help in any way on how to get the recorded stuff on the video tape onto the computer, it would be greatly appreciated.

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  • jms88 Feb 16, 2009

    same issue as above. hoping I don't have to go buy another cable...

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I also have a dcr-pc55e and i think i might have the same prob , have you tried a firewire card and cable you will have to buy one if your pc has not got one you can get them off of ebay for a few pounds , i have just bought one because i had the same prob , but now the pc will see the video camera and start to take the images from my camera but then it just stops halfway into the tape . If you can get it to go any futher than i can after this please let me know , i have posted my prob on here to , thanks jimmer . You could try give sony a call on 0870 5111 999 or you could give the handycam helpline a call i think they are called pixella on 00800 15 32 48 65 to see if they can help i hope this helps you . jimmer

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