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I have a macbook that does not have a firewire port to connect the camera to import video. Is there an adapter for usb?

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Unfortunately, even if there were a USB adapter, the USB port would not be able to keep-up with the data transfer speeds of the DV-Out over firewire from the camcorder.
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