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Not recording on tape

I am using the video cam for recording from external source i.e. from the receiver that receive wireless video signals from my remote plane. The problem is when I tried to record it always record on the SD card in MPEG4 format. The compression does not produce good picture. How do I record to the tape instead of the card. Please help.

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Take out SD card from camera and try torecord.

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Welcome to FixYa!

Copying from TAPE to PC requires 4 things. The video cam where the TAPE will be played, a FIREWIRE compatible cable, a FIREWIRE card installed on your computer and a SOFTWARE that supports a firewire device that would record the video.

Unlike Digital Videos that you can just copy and paste the video file from the video cam to the computer, the tape to pc transfer is more of recording the video in from the video cam by playing it in real time while the computer is recording it.

This is a sample of a FIREWIRE card that is installed inside a computer.
An external USB version of this is also available.

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This is a sample of a FIREWIRE cable.

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Windows MOVIE MAKER is an example of a software that can be used to record the videos. It supports FIREWIRE devices.

Here's a sample video.



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