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Where is the port for fire wire

I am trying to connect my canon video camera to an acer pc but I cannot find the ieee 1394 port. An acer aspire pc m1610

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hi!!!

you can buy also for that in a surplus computer shop
or in computer shopping
center
not in online it takes you time to recieve it!!!

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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i do not understand,do you connect all these cables at the same time?If yes is wrong ...Just connect in a well known pc the fire wire cable and power on camcorder.If pc doesn't capture video,THEN look after editing program...

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

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SOURCE: MY IEEE 1394 port does not recognise camcoder

Although this post is rather old, I can tell you that the mini 4-pin firewire port is the bane of my existence. The 6-pin port is made rather sturdy with heavily shielded cable. The 4-pin uses the same heavy cable, but does not have the strength to support the cable, if it happens to droop. This causes pins to get slightly bent out of alignment, and upon re-insertion, you can get crushed pins if you are not VERY careful. Examine both your cable end and the port on your camera/deck - you will probably find one or more of the pins have been pushed back. Pray that it's the cable that's dead, and not the port in your camera/deck. I have a Canon XL1 and a Sony DSR-40 with the same problem - crushed pin in the unit's port. I'll have to spend $$$ to get these ports replaced.

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

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SOURCE: unable to get dv input / output via ieee 1394 port

try an older version of pinnacle studio or another pc if still no capture, firewire camera board failed.

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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Acer Aspire - 5610-4648 I own this laptop without a firewire connection which I need. I have purchased a PCMCIA card but is not recognized by my laptop. Is there a specific card that will work? Thank you...

u need to cap video thru this firewire connection or what is the use kindly tell me i can help

how can u say that firewire card is not recog by ur laptop have seen it in devices hardware list control panel>system>device manager

it will show as IEEE 1394 bus host controller or something like that if u see anything like this in list IEEE 1394 then it is recog by ur system u can use it

now if u want to cap video thru video cam then simply go to any cap software like ulead , or nero vision or cyberlink power producer and try to cap video there by connecting ur video cam first and then select ur 1394 device in the list

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