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Old May 30th, 2009, 10:51 AM   #1
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FCP P2 Import ...help

I'm a P2 rookie.

I have a Mac Powerbook running 10.5.6 with 2 Gigs of RAM. It has a built in P2 Card reader slot.
In Final Cut Pro I try to import "Panasonic P2..." and it crashes Final Cut Pro.
I have installed the P2 Drivers form the Panasonic website.

Any ideas?

Thanks for your time,
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Old May 30th, 2009, 12:05 PM   #2
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Try repairing disk permissions with Disk Utility. You also might want to trash Final Cut Preferences but I would wait on that. Also Make up a new User and see if the problem is with the User. Good luck
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Old May 31st, 2009, 09:44 PM   #3
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Are you trying to import directly from the P2 cards? If so, try transferring the cards manually to a drive, then try importing from the drive.

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Old June 1st, 2009, 04:03 AM   #4
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What ver of FCP are you using?

I have a 301 camera and have imported via USB to FCP on the i-mac with no problems.

Is the PCMIA slot 16 bit capable and compatible with P2 cards I know that some are not. I have had to buy the duel adaptor for my macbook pro as some of the cheaper ones on e-bay will not work, it may be that your laptop has one of these incompatible card slots.

I presume you are using log and transfer and as I said on 10.5.7 with FCP ver 6.0.5 and it see the P2 card whilst in the camera OK
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