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Transfering video to Mac

Hi, I am a bit slow on the video to mac transfering. I plugged my Canon ZR400 to my macbook through USB and I can't seem to get the tape part to register on my computer. MY computer recognizes the digital card but not the things that are recorded on the video tape. The computer doesn't recognize the camcorder at all when it's on the tape setting. Is there anythign I can do about this? Is my question even clear? Thanks,
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Digital video on the ZR400 is transferred to a computer only via the DV out port, which will connect to a firewire port on a PC or a Mac. USB will not transfer video, only images to and from the card.

Posted on Oct 12, 2008

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