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Old February 15th, 2003, 07:44 PM   #1
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Suggested card and software for XL1s

I am a new user of this forum and am thinking about buying a Canon XL1s or a Sony PD150.

On reading I hear that there are more problems with firewire cards and software for the Canon as opposed to the Sony.

Can anyone recommend a tried and tested card/software for the Canon. I live in Australia and the Camera is a PAL system.

A tech at Canopus here in Oz felt that I would have less problems with the Sony. He indicated they had problems with the XL1 but did not know about the XL1S.

I really like the Canon, but I need to have a trouble free setup.
I will be editing large video files. (60 minutes of video). This will not be major editing - Titles, a few transitions and maybe moving a few frames. I also need to be able to record back to the DV tape in the camera with the final result.

Any help would be much appreciated.
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Old February 15th, 2003, 10:16 PM   #2
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Any OHCI compliant firewire card should work fine with the XL-1. I use a SIIG OHCI firewire card with Vegas with no problems.
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