Is there something I could buy to get my mini dv footage on my computer?

Answer HI there you need to get a firewire card IEEE1394 and cable together they will cost about 35 ish to fit the card just turn the pc off and remove the case. insert the new card in a spare PCI slot, ... Read More »

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I have 30 mini DV tapes of raw footage - should its backup be on mini DV or hard disk?

Holy crap! 30 tapes? You need approx. 540 GB of storage, then some more for editing.You'd need a lot of hard drive space. How do you plan on editing without the entire collection of tapes on a har... Read More »

If I use a JVC camcorder to record footage, how do I get my footage from the camera to the computer?

Since you share absolutely NO USEFUL INFORMATION about your camcorder, you make it impossible for anyone to help you.

How do I use firewire to take footage off my mini dv video camera?

The camcorder should be switched to "Play", but you don't always get a pop-up telling you it's been connected. If Windows Movie Maker can't see the camcorder, try this:- Go into Device Manager (C... Read More »

Does anyone know how how transfer footage from a sony mini-dv camera to the internet?

You have a mini dv (cassette) camcorder.Your dv camcorder needs a firewire connection (ieee 1394) in order to download video, Firewire to usb will not work to download video. You might end up with ... Read More »