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Do I need a 4pin-4pin DV cable or a 4pin - 6p -with Canon MV 850i

I have a Canon MV 850 i camcorder and I'm trying to convert analogue tape to digital for saving to PC.

I know I need a DV cable CV-250F, however, I don't know whether it's 4pin-4pin or 4pin-6pin cable that I need. The camera, I'm pretty sure is 4pin. I'm not sure how to identify whether the PC has a 4 pin or 6 pin slot. My PC is Fujitsu Siemens product code 830 019692. I could draw the slot on the back of my PC, but I can't tell whether it's 4 pin or 6 pin !!
Any help appreciated. Thanks.

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The camera has a 4-pin slot. If the slot on your computer has a slot the same size as your camera, it is 4-pin. If it is larger, it is a 6 pin slot.

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