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Transfering video to pc

Hi, I have a older model JCV high-band digital video camera. The camera records on mini DV tape. I was wondering if it is possible using a 4pin cable to transfer my video to my laptop

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Is this a JVC or a Sony (as on the header which says Sony DCRTRV265E Digital 8)?

If it's a JVC MiniDV it takes different (much more common these days) tape. EITHER machine has the type of connector you need to do the next part of the job:

If your laptop has a DV/Firewire/i.Link (all different terms for the same type of connection).

All you need is the right cable; generally, laptops have the same type of connection as the camera (small 4-pin connector, flat on one sice, convex on the other.) Make sure to get a generic cable; no need to spend $$$ on Monster etc. Of course, you need software that's capable of capturing. Best is to get a package such as Adobe Premiere Elements (there are numerous others). WIndows has a movie making application but it's VERY limited.

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Copying from TAPE to PC requires 4 things. The video cam where the TAPE will be played, a FIREWIRE compatible cable, a FIREWIRE card installed on your computer and a SOFTWARE that supports a firewire device that would record the video.

Unlike Digital Videos that you can just copy and paste the video file from the video cam to the computer, the tape to pc transfer is more of recording the video in from the video cam by playing it in real time while the computer is recording it.

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An external USB version of this is also available.

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Windows MOVIE MAKER is an example of a software that can be used to record the videos. It supports FIREWIRE devices.

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