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Problem with the firewire port on Canon XL2 camera, computer dose not recognize the camera, can not capture to computer, firewire cable dose not fix the port on the camera well, very loose, is there a fix.

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  • james7153 Oct 06, 2009

    there are no usb port on canon xl2, only firewire port, can this port be replace and what is the cost.

  • james7153 Oct 06, 2009

    looking into a service center option, also thanking about try out a new firewire cable before i sent it to a service center. any suggest of a good firewire cable for the canon xl2

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If that's the case it will be better if you can buy a firewire to USB converter cable to make that transfer work for you, but the easiest way to transfer file from a memory card of your camera to your computer is to use a memory card reader....

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Check on camera you find usb ports on it.
Then connect your camera to computer with USB cable then you can use it in computer.
Let me know if you need more assistance.
Thanks.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

  • Yes it can be replaced at nearest camera service centre shop.It cost about 30 to 40$ .
    Let me know if you need more assistance.
    Thanks.

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