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Old June 21st, 2010, 10:06 PM   #1
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Seeking for some Help

Hello,

I am new to the forum, and I got a bit of a problem with my camera and being able to transfer footage onto my computer.

I like to know how do I upload digital video fro my Panasonic PV-GS65 to my MAC laptop. I connect the firewire, but the computer does not read it. I set the camera to PC mode, and nothing happens.

Any suggestions please?

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Old June 25th, 2010, 09:00 AM   #2
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Hi Simona,

Use an SDHC card reader. I use one that slips into the USB slot, like this one. Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LED LCD TV, Digital Cameras and more!
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Old June 25th, 2010, 12:12 PM   #3
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GS65 is an older tape based unit IIRC? AVCHD cams don't typically have firewire.

Check your cable, they do go bad. If it's not that, you may have a fried firewire port on one end or the other, and you'll have to do some testing with another camera and/or laptop to find out where the problem lies.

I don't know much about Macs, but is the firewire port showing up as hardware so the operating system/application can "see it"?
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