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What type of firewire do i need for my camera?

I have a sony handycam CCD-TR818 and an HP Pavillon pc. today i bought a sima universal firewire/usb cable with a 4pin 5pin and 8pin cables, however i cannot seem to find any input for any of the cables on the camcorder. please help.

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  • heralddablac Jan 25, 2009

    trust me, i have inspected my camera and i can only find four inputs, one in the front for the AC adapter, and three lined up on the side labeled S video out,(this one is about 1/2 inch in diameter) then A/V out then RFU DC out. but none of the connectors seem to match up with any of these.

  • heralddablac Jan 25, 2009

    so, there are no ways to upload any video from my camcorder to my pc?

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    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    Look for a cover or door

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It's an analog. Firewire only works with digital. You need a capture card or a breakout box. A digital dv vcr would work too.

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Was having a look at the manual... no firewire... no usb... special cord that splits into audio and video rca jacks and S-video are your only options

Robert

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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    Roberta Smith Jan 25, 2009

    From the looks of things no... but read up on various video cards ... a tv tuner type one or one that accepts and rca plug type feed might work... but then you still have to get the cable as well.



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