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Well i don't have a fire wire connection

Dont have a firewire port on pc so how do i upload video from my sony zr there a adapter to go from the firewire port on camcorder to usb port?

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Re: well i don't have a fire wire connection


To my knowledge there is no simple adapter that would interface Firewire to USB. Though both are high-speed bus, there is significant difference between the technologies involved that they can't be joined/integrated nor is it possible to connect a USB device to a Firewire port either directly or vice-versa. Most if not all on the market are a dual/combination Firewire/USB hub but not an adapter.

1. If your computer is a desktop, there are PCI cards that plugs in to one of your PCI slots whose inputs are Firewire based. Here is an example; or
2. If your computer is a laptop, there are PCMCIA cards with Firewire ports. Here is an example .

Pls be reminded that there are 4-pin & 6-pin FireWire DV Cable.

Hope this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things turned out or should you be in need of additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Nov 19, 2007

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