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Firewire stopped The firewire connection on my camera stopped working. I can view playback in the monitor, but cannot move video from it to the computer. I have tried a new cable, I run power from the AC adapter and I have confirmed that the firewire connection is good by using a different camera. I did not have software to install to slave off video from the camera before but was having success with the Pinnicle Studio moving. I cannot obtain video in the Microsoft movie Maker either. I really like my compact camera and hope I can make it work. I don't find any settings in the menu to turn firewire on or off. I've also tried an analog connection and that is not giving me playback either, but I had not tried that before, so I don't know what that would have looked like before. Thanks for your help!

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Re: firewire stopped

Though you have checked the firewire card, try the process for your camcorder with a new firewire card.

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My macbook pro recognized my JVC JY HD10U but won't recognize the image from the screen in order to import what I've filmed.

I am not sure what software you are trying to use, but if you are using quicktime for example to import your footage it should be very easy. Once you connect the camera in playback mode to your macbook with a firewire cable open up quicktime then go to file-> New Movie recording. From there it should see a camera connected but no video. Hit the record button and then start playback on the camera. You should then see the video start to record onto the mac. Let the entire video play though and when it is done hit stop and you have you files! You can now use those in virtually any video editing software!
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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

A firewire to USB will not work. It has to be firewire to firewire. A JVC GR-D240ek uses 4-pin, IEEE 1394 compliant Digital Video Connector [DV OUT] to connect a 1394 cable (also known as a FireWire or i.Link cable) to a laptop equipped with an equivalent IEEE 1394 port. Please note that some laptops firewire port could either be 4 pins or 6 pins.
Soon as that connection as shown above is established, you can use Windows Import Video to capture / download the videos.

Other notes (from the same Windows Help link above) :
  • You can also open Windows Import Video by using Windows Movie Maker. After you connect ... your DV camera, and your computer, start Windows Movie Maker, turn on your DV camera, put it into playback mode, and Windows Import Video should open automatically.
  • You can also open Windows Import Video by using Windows Photo Gallery. After you connect ...your DV camera, and your computer, start Windows Photo Gallery, turn on your DV camera, and put it into playback mode. In Windows Photo Gallery, click File, click Import from Camera or Scanner, click your DV camera in the list of devices, click Import, and then follow the instructions.
  • You can also open Windows Import Video by using Windows Live Photo Gallery. (This options requires you to install Windows Live on your computer.) After you connect your...your DV camera, and your computer, start Windows Live Photo Gallery, turn on your DV camera, and put it into playback mode. In Windows Live Photo Gallery, click File, click Import from a camera or scanner, click your DV camera in the list of devices, click Import, and then follow the instructions.
Verify that the laptop's firewire port is 100% up to specs and totally compliant to IEEE 1394.

God luck and thank you for using FixYa.

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Please tell me from where i can download DCR-TRV285E driver of sony digital 8 .

If you mean a driver to transfer the video to your computer via firewire (ieee1394), then you are in luck! No driver is needed. As long as you have a correctly installed firewire port on your computer, a firewire connecting cable, and video editing software, you should be able to easily transfer video to your system.
Connect the camera to the computer via the firewire cable.
Turn on the camera.
Put the camera in playback mode.
Startup Windows Movie Maker or iMovie if on a Mac or whatever video program you prefer.
Should be an option for "capture" or "import from camera".
Use that and you are good to go!

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* Connect the camera to the PC with the USB cable.
1. Open the LCD monitor to turn on the camera.
2. On the camera, Select [PLAYBACK ON PC]
Although a dialog box appears on the PC, you do not need to use it. PowerCinema Starts Automatically.
3. Click [Browse Videos] (for video playback) or [Browse Pictures] (for still image playback). 550e1a4.png
4. Click the media that contains the desired files. 3b90dad.png
5. Click the desired file. 8374bed.png
If you click Sort by/Filter by/View by, Searching options are delayed. Use them to search a file quickly. *Sort by:
The order of files is rearranged according to item that you selected.
*Filter by:
Files are filtered according to the item that you selected.
*View by:
you can change the number of thumbnails on the screen.

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