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Downloading by firewire wont work

Took to repairers they say the board for firewire connection is damaged and need replacing, replacement costs a lot £110 for the board then other costs. Is this right?

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Install then download and install a video program like movavi videosuite or ulead videostudio (i personally recommend movavi).

Plug in the camcorder and switch it on, put it on play/edit and play the video, press record or capture in the software and let it record!

once the video scene in the camera is done, stop the recording and do what you wish!


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Use a pinnacle box like dazzle to convert your a/v outputs to usb instead

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