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Old April 25th, 2010, 02:14 AM   #1
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No Data from Device?

Ok so still new to the whole FCP scheme of things.

I go to capture footage from my Sony FX7
and when i click play on my camera and than "Capture>Now"
I get this message

"Capture was aborted due to lack of incoming data from device. Check your connections and that the deck is playing."

I have a 27" iMac which I bought about a month ago
I have done "Easy set up - HDV1080i50"

I shot in HD, and I can press play in the Logging screen and it will play on the screen of my camera so the camera is connected but I can never receive a picture on the logging screen.

I have captured before but never using HD only DV. So im not quite sure what the goer is.

Any help would be awesome, as im a beginner when it comes to FCP.

Cheers Sam
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Old April 25th, 2010, 04:41 AM   #2
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Normally the Easy Setup is the safest way of setting something up.

That being said.

Try to go in the menu bar to Final Cut Pro - Audio/Video Settings and there you have a selection Device Control or something. Try a couple of different ones out, and see if that makes a difference.
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Old April 25th, 2010, 06:12 AM   #3
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Hmmmm

Tried capturing in Premiere but just getting crazy amounts of Dropped footage :(
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