I have posted this same question on the Adobe forum, I just hope there may be a few answers her as well. Does anyone know if there is a munufacturer of Mini DV players that just play mini dv's and that can be fitted into one of the 5 1/4" drive bays on a PC. I Know Sony made one a few years ago, but at a $1000 dollars, I am not surprised they did'nt sell many. It would be so handy and save wear and tear on your DV camera to have this. I would have thought that given the low price of DV cameras these days it would be possible to mount the guts of a camera minus the lnse, ccd etc into a drive bay and just have it as a player with the advantage of not having any wires trailing all over the place.