Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Sony DCR-TRV140 Digi8 cam and IEEE1394 Card

Posted on 2002-07-28
4
Medium Priority
?
791 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-06
Ok, i have a Sony camcorder that supports firewire transfers.  I bought a Firewire card that has the NEC D-72872 chip.  My computer is a 1.1ghx Athalon, 1 gig of ram, 20 (11 free) & 27 (17 free) hard drives, running win2k.  When i connect the camera it detects it fine and everything.  In Premier 6 it allows me to fast forward/rewind the camera fine, but as soon as the camera begins to play it loses contact w/ the camera.  I have tried serveral different programs (Pixela (came w/ camera) & Ulead's VideoStudio 5.0 DV) some thing on all of them.  I have moved the card to a different slot, but the same thing happens.  What else could it be? (The card is OHCI compatible. (1.0 & 1.1)
              Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:steath_acid
3 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:magarity
ID: 7184313
Does a friend or collegue have a computer with Firewire already installed where you can test this camera?  In other words, a computer that is using a different Firewire adapter.  If you know someone with an Apple, Sony, or Toshiba laptop, the newer models have Firewire built in.  

Since everything otherwise works and the computer does not lock up or otherwise complain, I think the camera should be the first suspect because it is easiest to check.  As soon as you can confirm that the camera behaves this way in another computer, we can move on to more complex reasons.
0
 
LVL 63

Expert Comment

by:SysExpert
ID: 7185305
I agree in principle.
It may also be good to bring over a different camera and test it on your machine.

I hope this helps !
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
steath_acid earned 0 total points
ID: 7186816
Well, today i bought a different card.  The camera works well with the new card.  After i posted the question i found a couple other references to a problem similar to mine on some mewgroups.  The card i had just appears to be crap. Don't buy a firewire card based on the NEC D-72872 chip.. thanks though
0

Featured Post

Nothing ever in the clear!

This technical paper will help you implement VMware’s VM encryption as well as implement Veeam encryption which together will achieve the nothing ever in the clear goal. If a bad guy steals VMs, backups or traffic they get nothing.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Arrow Electronics was searching for a KVM  (Keyboard/Video/Mouse) switch that could display on one single monitor the current status of all units being tested on the rack.
New style of hardware planning for Microsoft Exchange server.
Screencast - Getting to Know the Pipeline
Look below the covers at a subform control , and the form that is inside it. Explore properties and see how easy it is to aggregate, get statistics, and synchronize results for your data. A Microsoft Access subform is used to show relevant calcul…
Suggested Courses

580 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question