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Old January 6th, 2009, 10:26 AM   #1
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Need I can't even really express..

Hello all,

I once again turn to the smart folks here to help me.

Problem: capturing live to my Mac Notebook (2.4 GHz intel core 2 duo, 2GB memory) from my X-500 P2 camera.

I admit I know nothing about graphics cards or computer hardware in general, so I don't really know how to frame my google search.
I'm not having much luck presently.
Aside from purchasing a Firestore, Is it possible to install a card in this Notebook
to use the "Capture Now" feature of my FCP 6 program?

Thanks
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Old January 6th, 2009, 12:05 PM   #2
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A Firewire cable from the camera to your computer should work for capturing live. You just need to set "Non-controllable device" in FCP's capture window.
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Old January 6th, 2009, 12:50 PM   #3
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thank you. works great.
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