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Old December 29th, 2007, 12:16 PM   #1
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I am trying to edit HDV project using Sony HC1 camcorder connected to Vegas 8 Pro via Fire Wire. I can print to tape in HDV (so Vegas recognized HC-1 camcorder) but the camera is not recognized as a Preview Device!!! Why?How can I preview HDV footage during editing using Fire Wire cable? Any other suggestions re: previewing ( I have Nvidia 8800 GTS card but S-Video image looks bad). Any suggestions...
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Old December 29th, 2007, 11:09 PM   #2
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You can't pass HDV through the camera like you can with DV.You must use either DVI or SVGA, or an HD card such as a Xena
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