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Canon ZR800 won't connect

The camcorder recognizes that I've plugged it in when I have it on play mode, it says "DV-IN".  We bought a 4 pin (camera) to 6 pin (computer) firewire cable, but the computer didn't have a 6 pin port.  So we traded it in for a 4 pin to USB firewire.  It connects, but I get an error message whenever I do, or it doesn't recognize it at all. I'm running a Windows XP.

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  • sweetpeaboo Jun 10, 2008

    Want to purchase 4 pin dv to usb and transfer from DVC to computer. Should this be a problem?

  • zMicha Jun 11, 2008

    It's a USB cable with a 4 pin firewire on the other end. Sorry if I wasn't too clear on that.

    The error message is in the icon tray:


    I then get this window:


    Reconnecting doesn't work, and I'm almost positive it's not the camera.
    Can you help?



    Also: Sorry it took me so long to post this. And as a solution. I don't see a reply thingy anywhere. So I hope this is okay.


  • Anonymous Oct 28, 2008

    the problem is in the camara....i have gone thru 3 of these camaras, the work for a while........

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Your saying 4 pin USB firewire. Which one is it?

It should be 4 pin firewire.

What is the error message that you are getting?

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