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Connecting the Canon FS 100 to my iMac

I just bought the Canon FS 100 and I am trying to connect it to my i Mac computer (about 5 years old) - to save the movies specifically to iMovie. I followed the instructions and using the provided USB cable and had no luck -- i Movie does not acknowledge that there is a camera attached.

When I followed the same procedure to get my photos into iPhoto, the computer recognized the camera and transferred the images perfectly.

My old video camera, a JVC, required a firewire to connect the camera to the computer so iMovie would recognize it. This firewire will not connect to the Canon FS 100. So, I believe the problem might be solved if a get a new Firewire cable that will connect to my Canon FS 100.

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  • sexymoseshai Apr 09, 2009

    I have the same problem but i have a new mac and the firewire that came with the camera works just fine for the still pictures but cannot download the video.. cant download video

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I have the same issue with Canon model FS10
The only thing I could find was a MOD converter
http://www.my-video-converter.com/mod_converter_mac/
It does cost $29 but you can try before you buy and it worked for me.

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Jhobby2000 buy a usb 2.0 specially for SD or SDHC chip

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