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Does canonZR950 have a DV- In ? (Is a DV port always a I/O port)

Hi guys !! I am an endoscopic surgeon & need to record my endoscopic
camera video recordings on to my ZR950 handycam directly while
operating.
The endoscopic camera has DV / AV / USB / s-video ports.
( ZR 950 has no S-video IN ).
Not sure whether the DV port is IN /OUT or only OUT ?

This is very important for me.
Please help.


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  • drkirankalel Feb 21, 2009

    Thanx ThaMp3doctor for your prompt reply.
    The endoscopic camera is a Maxer - 3-chip endoscopic camera.You
    can get it on the net.
    Thanx.


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This is incredible - I didn't know such a thing existed - but it does appear that the DV port on that camcorder is bidirectional, so it will serve as an input when connect to a source with a DV out. Very nice!

A lot, of course, will also depend on your endoscopic camera. I have seen endoscopic cams that would definitely be compatible with your Canon. But I saw a particular JVC endoscopic cam that would not be compatible. What is the model/manufacturer of the endoscopic cam?

Here is a copy of the manual for the Canon:
http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/0300000762/zr950nim-en.pdf

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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