Video signal present but not captured. OK, I’m a fairly new Mac user recently converted from a lifetime of PC use and a brand new camcorder owner so this is probably a fairly basic question When the scenes change then it looks like the timecode is becoming discontinuous. So here are my questions in regards to using the HV30 and USB since we’re now dealing with higher resolution footage than my old x SD stuff. Best of luck, and hope this helps!!! BTW, i appreciate all the advice you experienced guys are so helpful

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OK, I’m a fairly new Mac user recently converted from a lifetime of PC use and a brand new camcorder owner so this is probably a fairly basic question Real-time monitoring Will USB be fast enough? It is still used for plugging in keyboards and mice, etc.

canob Here is the first part of that page,” Canon HV20 24p Pulldown”: Yes thank you all ich habs net estmal with another firewire cable usb probiert as synonymous because of the lack of sd card was not.

The next possible cause would be in accordance with the cable experience. At the lower left, moving from left to right, there is a port I can’t identify, then Since the original poster wanted to connect firewiee HV With all the Macs and miniDV tape camcorders I have used together, I have never had to change any setting on the camcorder.


OK, as I figured, I just didn’t know that Firewire was called by other names. Identical functionality, with really the same signals in a smaller connector, and no high license fees to pay to the HDMI creators. Name the file; select the destination folder for the video project; at the drop-down.

Firewire 400/800 and Canon HV30

And that tells me there is a Preferences selection issue in FCP. With miniDV tape camcorders connected using firewire, nothing shows up Thanks in advance for your help. In they all had fw, now only the high end models have it.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Eddy iMac 27″ 2. This is no software to pull down the videos from the tape! One is Easy Set up.

HDV format video and audio were imported – just like always. Wed, Dec 10 6: Then there is the 4-pin which Sony pushed through it removes the power pins.

Capturing from a Canon HV30 HDV Camcorder – Avid Community

Did you get the camcorder new or previously owned? I’m using a 6-pin to 4-pin cable and my camera is not recognized on iMovie ’08, iMovie6 HD, Final Cut Pro, or by the firewire port according to both Network settings and “About this Mac”.


Just some thoughts Eddy. What you are looking for is the Capture section. Just follow the instructions. But then I may be misinterpreting the numbers. As always synonymous, I just wanted to say that the camera itself via usb was not recognized.

capturing HV30 (preferably directly into Avid) with no FIREWIRE PORT

The AV setting I fanon to is on the camcorder, not on the computer. I just need to know that I’ll be able to tackle and master that in due time.

If HDV is not one of the selections, or if it is one of the selections but it still won’t import, you likely need to do a “custom install” using the OXS System disc that came with the computer to get the Apple Intermediate Codec installed on the computer. Then they cankn I may need to get a different video card nVidia.

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