Solved

video camera with dv out to usb

Posted on 2006-11-30
6
1,370 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-09
i purchased a camcorder that has dv out and I cannot seem to find a cable that is dv to usb. How can I connect this to my computer via usb cable??
0
Comment
Question by:stevek65
6 Comments
 
LVL 69

Accepted Solution

by:
Callandor earned 43 total points
Comment Utility
DV camcorders use Firewire connectors to transfer movies; any USB port that might be present is typically for snapshots.  If your computer doesn't have Firewire, get a PCI card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16815124003
0
 
LVL 28

Assisted Solution

by:burrcm
burrcm earned 41 total points
Comment Utility
Callandor is (mostly) correct. My JVC Everio HDD camera uses USB(2) to transfer out, and cables are readily available. What make/model is yours? DV out - 4 pins in a row - is firewire, not USB.

Chris B
0
 

Assisted Solution

by:bharris291
bharris291 earned 41 total points
Comment Utility
Check your video card many quality video cards have a svideo or video in spot for cable or breakout board. Most of the sti cards have them. But your best case is to get one of those video capture usb adapters there cheep and work great. Sound blaster card most have 1394 connection you can get a cable and use that. Ebay great place to find used video capture stuff..!
0

Featured Post

How to run any project with ease

Manage projects of all sizes how you want. Great for personal to-do lists, project milestones, team priorities and launch plans.
- Combine task lists, docs, spreadsheets, and chat in one
- View and edit from mobile/offline
- Cut down on emails

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Special door lock 20 55
DVI Ports 14 52
Use two monitors instead of the laptop screen 4 34
server plus 2 40
The Rasberry PI is a low cost piece of hardware that you can have a lot of fun with through experimenting and building/working on projects like media players, running a low cost computer, build data loggers etc. - see: https://www.raspberrypi.org
Stuck in voice control mode on your Amazon Firestick?  Here is how to turn it off!!!
Illustrator's Shape Builder tool will let you combine shapes visually and interactively. This video shows the Mac version, but the tool works the same way in Windows. To follow along with this video, you can draw your own shapes or download the file…
You have products, that come in variants and want to set different prices for them? Watch this micro tutorial that describes how to configure prices for Magento super attributes. Assigning simple products to configurable: We assigned simple products…

762 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now