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Old June 20th, 2003, 04:33 AM   #1
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Can Digital8 sony cam play back 8mm tape? (not Hi8)

I need to capture 8mm tapes to our system, and I can get hold of a sony Digital8 cam which will play back Hi8 as well but I dont know if it will play back normal 8mm tapes. Look forward to any replies. Kinda need a quick responce so many thanks in advance. PS, we have a MiniDV deck with most types of analogue input.
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Old June 20th, 2003, 04:39 AM   #2
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I believe it should play back 8mm. Old stuff support is the only rationale to get D8 camera, so I almost sure they do.
However I do not have personal D8 experience.
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Old June 20th, 2003, 05:43 AM   #3
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Old June 20th, 2003, 08:51 AM   #4
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I have one and the answer is yes.
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Old June 20th, 2003, 10:23 AM   #5
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Phew

Thats good! One other question: is 8mm the same as Video8?
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Old June 20th, 2003, 10:26 AM   #6
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Old June 20th, 2003, 10:28 AM   #7
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Cheers Ron!

Forgive the ignorance, I'm not used to these analogue technologies!
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