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Which Cable Is The Best To Capture Video

Discussion in 'Digital camcorders' started by akidd1987, Aug 4, 2007.

  1. akidd1987

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    What connector is on your camera?
     
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    I have DV and Usb but I know USB is just for still images
    I just wanted to know if I Bought a firewire to usb cable, could I capture video from the dv connection of the camera through the USB tip of the cord through USB
     
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    Probably not. You would be better off using the standard firewire cable.
     
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    I just found out i could capture video through usb with sony vegas,
    but it looks crappy, so i'll just buy a firewire cable
     
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    Make sure that you capture as a DV-AVI file. It is a lot less compressed than capturing as MPEG2, and the picture quality is better.
     

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