Do you actually NEED little tapes or dvds to film with a minidv?

Answer Yes, you need some type of media be it the tapes or DVDs to save the data to. And they can be expensive! Also, recording time is extremely short, so as low as 30 min!Personally, I think the units... Read More »

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I need help making dvds from tapes?

You need an analog converter, either internal card or external such as the dazzle. It's very easy to use and come with good software. You would hook your analog VHS camera to the analog converter, ... Read More »

Are all MiniDV tapes the same?

No, the HDR-FX7 uses HD MiniDV tapes for higher resolution videos.Although it can also use normal MiniDV tapes, the resulting videos would be in normal resolution.

How to transfer miniDV tapes to computer?

If your laptop has an expansion slot you can add a firewire card. All camcorders use a 4 pin connection. If your laptop's connection is the same then it too is 4 pin (surprise!) if not it'll be a... Read More »

HI All a little help needed so i can burn dvds i have downloaded but need a good programme to use any ideas?