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Mac camera driver

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I bought a Mitsuba DV55F video camcorder. I'm using Mac OS X 10..3.9, and the software disk that came with the unit doesn't appear in my and refused to come out. I finally got it to eject, but this leaves me with the problem of not having a driver. I'm guessing that I can get a memory card and a card reader to transfer video to my laptop, but I'd like to avoid that extra step if I can. Is there a Mac OS X driver available for this camcorder?

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  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2008

    A long search makes this item appear as an illegally cloned camera that
    was never really supported by the manufacturer. The same camera appears
    to have been sold as a Canon DV55F, as well as a Mitsuba and several
    other brands. All brands of this type or specific model appear to be
    fake clones as manufactures like Canon claim to have never made or even
    commissioned a camera of this type. I do not know where to turn either.
    Of course, it would be nice to get my money back, but guess what?...
    Not surprisingly, the dealer no longer exists!

  • mactrink Jul 20, 2008

    I have the cd driver that came with the camera- it was given to me I was wondering if I can get a driver for my macbook pro

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Wow... I was just googling to find the OS X driver for my new Mitsuba DV55F, when I can across this article.. I'm running 10.4.11, and my Mac recognizes the camera, and I can transfer videos and pics over through Finder, but iPhoto and iMovie don't seem to recognize it, so I figured it was a driver issue... Not surprisingly, my dealer disappeared in the night as well... That's what happens when you buy cheap cameras off eBay... ;) I'll come back and post a solution if I ever find one..
~Felix MC

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