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Old January 20th, 2016, 07:00 AM   #16
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Re: Win 7 doesn't see DV/HDV devices

Andy, here's the link for the guy (located here in Florida, but far enough away I shipped to him) who repaired the firewire ports for me:

Camcorder Repair Service - AV Repair

A much less expensive alternative would be to check your local pawn shops for firewire based cameras. Some of them will probably let you make some tests in the store before you purchase. That's how I got my Canon XH-A1S about 3 or 4 years ago. It was in immaculate condition. I still see quite a few used consumer firewire camcorders in pawn shops here locally, for less than fifty bucks. Some of them are HDV, instead of just mini-DV.

In a big city, there's probably a bigger selection than around here. Might even find another HV-20, or 30, or 40.
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Old January 21st, 2016, 04:38 AM   #17
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+1 for the used camcorders suggestion Roger. Good idea and a pretty cheap solution.

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Old January 21st, 2016, 06:46 AM   #18
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Andy,
I see you are in NYC - so lots of options may be conveniently available to you.
Used HV30s go for around $160+ on e-bay, repairs more. (I would not buy another HV20.)

If this is a short term requirement, consider a rental - probably cheaper than buying a used camcorder if you are otherwise well removed from shooting/editing HDV materia in the future. Or if only a few tapes, consider having the capture done by a third party.
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Old January 21st, 2016, 08:22 AM   #19
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Yeah, I don't know which direction I want to go.

My primary interest is in being able to view my collection of dv/hdv tapes. But I just looked in the shoe boxes of tapes and I suppose there really isn't anything I absolutely need to use again. I'm almost looking at this as an opportunity to throw the tapes, deck, and converter in the trash--less stuff to store!

But I also wanted to use it for new projects--it is the only video camera I own at the moment. And current finances...

What's the matter with your life
Is the poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?

I'm really not too fond of ebay. Got burned once and I only buy small things there now. And believe it or not, there is only one HV20 on CL. And $350 seems rather steep.
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Old January 22nd, 2016, 08:05 AM   #20
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I see some HV30 on ebay with a 90 day guarantee.
ADORAMA (in NYC) lists some used HV30.
Nothing on B&H web page this AM, but worth a call anyway.

Good luck in you quest.
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