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My new Imac won't recognize my cannon zr65 camcorder help please.

I know the firewire ports are working I've tested them out, I know the cable isn't the problem I've hooked this camera up to my PC, with no problems. For some reason the mac also knocks off my Lacie harddrive when I hook up the camcorder. I've tried powering down and up again with everything hooked up. No luck. When i have the camcorder hooked up and check Mac settings it says it's a undetectable device.

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  • davesun2000 Mar 27, 2009

    I have the same problem in imac not recognizing my zr600 video camera.


    I mainly got this imac for this purpose.

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Some FireWire cameras do not play nice with other FW devices. Try unplugging the LaCie drive and any other FireWire device, then connect the camera directly to the Mac. iMovie should detect it then.

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