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Old February 2nd, 2006, 04:03 PM   #1
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IEEE1394 interface on DV deck with FCP

I've been using a mini-DV camera as my DV device. I recently bought a discontinued mini DV/S-VHS deck (JVC HR DVS-2) which I thought would be perfect, as I also use a VHS deck in my system. I figured I'd do away with 2 units and combine them into 1. Unfortunately, I cannot get any results when I plug the firewire directly from my Mac into the JVC deck...no picture on my monitor, or recording ability. Can anyone with any experience in this lend any insight?
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Old February 2nd, 2006, 04:13 PM   #2
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i've used those jvc two-fer's before. they're ok- better than using your camera. anyhow, the dv side has to be set to the right input (i think it's "F-1.") and to get vhs onto your mac, you have to have the dv side said to "dub svhs->dv." hope that helps. also for vhs-> mac, you have no change "device control" to non-controllable device in the log and capture settings.
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