How do you get a video recorder with a tape onto your computer?

Answer Use a firewire aka iLink, IEEE1394 cable to transfer the footage onto your PC.

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How do you convert a tape onto your computer uising a sony handycam video recorder?

If your camcorder is a miniDV or Digital8 tape based camcorder, you will need a firewire cable... What you did not tell us is what the camcorder will be connecting to - is the firewire port on your... Read More »

How to transfer video cassette tape onto computer?

Hi8 camcorders are analog. In order to transfer the video, you need to get an "analog/digital bridge". Connect the camcorder to the AV-cable that cam in the box with the camcorder. The other end of... Read More »

Can you record video with a digital camera directly onto your computer?

Answer With most video cameras you can. I can do it with my camera, just have the camera in Auto (or whatever your usual record mode is) instead of Play or VCR mode. It should stream straight into... Read More »

I've got a video tape stuck in my recorder?

Just get a screw driver. Careful when you're pulling the chewed tape off the heads.