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Hooking up my camcorder to my imac G5

In you book it said to set the camera power/mode switch to off then it said not to turn on or off the camera after you have it hooked to your computer. I have a imac G5 How do you turn the camera on, if you have to have it off before you hook it up and can't turn it on after you hook it up thank you, Betty My email address bettyminter@mac.Com

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Re: hooking up my camcorder to my imac G5

IIRC, I think it's referring to hooking it up when installing the driver software. Some tech have a certain order to connect things in order for Windows to see it.

For Mac, it's pretty much plug and play and if you have firewire, you should be able connect it and turn it on. You Mac should see it right away.

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