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My laptop does not recognize my NV - DX100 Camcorder when I plug the firewire into the USB port. Do I need software? If so, where can I get the drivers for this paticular Camcorder. - Thanks

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  • Savuti Apr 13, 2008

    The supplier supplied a cable, which connects to the firewire port of my camcoder, a very small. looks like a 9-pin DV in/out port. On the other end is a USB connector, for connecting to my PC. So firewire is suppose to be connected to USB!

  • basic666 Sep 29, 2008

    Well I have PC with ABIT IL8 mother board. On front panel I have two
    USB conectors with aditional conector for 1394 cabel for digital
    cameras. When I pluged my camera with this cable to computer WINDOWS XP
    ( service pack 3 ), computer does not recognize this device ( Panasonic
    NV-DX100 ).How I read on forums, special on Microsoft Web the drivers
    should be included with OS (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/300459 ).
    I tried to find it manual in OS with no luck. So my cuestion is how to
    solve this problem. I would like to know where can i download driver
    for my camera ( it does not matter, if it is from microsoft, Panasonic
    or other WEB page ), beacuse i think that with corect driver it should
    work properly. Or is there any other tip for adjusting USB 2,0 device (
    i read somewhere that speed on USB 2,0 and firewire device is not the
    same, and that is posible to adjust it ), or are there any kind of
    drivers on the web to fix this.
    I
    tried to do so many things whitout any luck so far only i didn't pluged
    my old CANAPUS ( DV RAPTOR ) card in to PC, beacuse it's usefull only
    for capturing ( real time rendering is not posible beacuse the graphic
    cad and raptor don't use the same hal drivers so the device is totaly
    unusefull except for capturing ). So again if there is A solution as I
    asked i would be gratefull for information.

    Best regardes B.B.

  • ricky65 Apr 24, 2009

    Yes I have the same problem for my nv-dx100 has been working perfectly for years on my computer with the dv cable and just started back doing some old tapes today on the camcorder, first I noted that when I connected the camcorder to the computer it went ding, ding being the sound of connecting to the computer and then “dong” being the sound of disconnecting even if I have not disconnected it. I have run in Control Panel/Add Hardware, but will not detect camcorder.

    I have XP SP3

    Was there something in SP2 that is not in SP3

    I am fortunate that have an add on to the bottom of the camcorder that will let me take the film out in Composite or s-video for today but need the dv cable for best quality. The name of the part that came as part of the nv-dx100 is VSK0499
    Richard in Ireland

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Firewire and USB are not the same things
You will need a Firewire host adapter installed in your PC - such as Q-Tec PCI card (IEEE 1394 compatible) which comes with software / drivers

Good luck

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

  • Malcolm Greenaway
    Malcolm Greenaway Apr 13, 2008

    How is this answer inappropriate?

    You cannot plug firewire into USB

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