But I presume there is an Import function available from one of the command line items and you should be good to go. Contact Us VideoHelp Top. Do not handle the camcorder during this as turning off the power may damage the camcorder. High Definition MiniDV recommended 63min. The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U. My Profile My Profile. There are no Recommended Downloads available.

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OK, I’m a fairly new Mac user recently converted from a lifetime of PC use and a brand cznon camcorder owner so this is probably a fairly basic question It connects just fine with FCP 6. Stay connected for easier storage and sharing. Camera Connect Camera Connect.

Update the firmware using the camcorder Turn on the camcorder in still image playback mode. If I connect everything correctly, iMovie sees the connection to the camera which is in PLAY modeprovides me with the typical blue import from camera screen, and then it rewinds the tape.


The FinalCut preferences need to identify which camcorder and codec you are capturing from If the seventh digit from the left is 0, 1, or 2, the unit can be updated. Edge A white bar will appear at the bottom of your browser window which will contain your download. Wishing you success, Tom.

I really appreciated this detailed list. Try a different capturing app, perhaps FCP or Premiere. A Firewire to cable should work, is backwards compatible.

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I would use a thunderbolt media drive and attach the cam via firewire. If necessary, remove the battery pack first.

If you’re going to do tape capture then Firewire is basically your only choice. Keep up with the latest digital developments. Battery pack BP-2L13 supplied with the camcorder Compact power adapter: A folder a drive, in the case of Mac OS X will be generated that contains the files required to change the firmware.

Use this cable to connect a high-definition camcorder to a compatible HD monitor or projector to see the quality images you expect. I have two different Firewire cables – 6 pin to 6 pin and 9 pin to 9 pin but neither of them fits the camcorder.


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Also what is the best way to transfer the tape footage to the Mac in the best HDD format possible to then edit in various video editors in the future possibly same question? The cam doesn’t show up as a drive.

Register a Canon product or view service info. HDMI is a dead end in this situation. It is a QuickTime component which can be individually selected when a “custom installation” is done.

That should do it. How to apply color correction using the Gradie Use the battery charger to charge the battery packs. Bob Cozzi Bob Cozzi. You do not need any software that comes with the camcorder. If you disapprove, we will return-ship the equipment at no charge to you.