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Need to connect my panasonic pv-gs80 to my imac

Looks like i need a dv to firewire cable but cannot seen to find one.  suggestions?

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Best buy has brand new ones, or you could surf the web and find a cheaper one at like amazon. Just make sure that the size of the cable matches up with the size of your computer or else it will not be able to plug in.

The problem I have is like the other people, I got the firewire in the port and DV on the camera and my computer just doesn't recongnize it. Where's the solution to this? I have been trying to edit my film for over a year now with troubles with losing wires and now this and stuff. Hope this helps

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