SONY DV tape recorder to FCP problems?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by theowebb, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. theowebb
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    macrumors newbie

    Oct 27, 2008

    I am having massive with my FCP not being able to capture video from my sony gv-d1000e. it is wierd because it acknowledges that the device is there and allows fastforward and device control (no preview in fcp). It sometimes works but only after many restarts and fluke!

    Does anyone know what the problem could be?

    Cheers people!
  2. tcgjeukens
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    macrumors regular


    May 16, 2007
    IJsselstein, the Netherlands
    A few check before being able to provide suggestions.

    a) Is your Cam connected via Firewire?
    b) What are your "Easy Setup" parameters. Press ctrl-Q (see picture: I have a Sony HDR-HC7. I use HDV settings)
    c) You say that you can use the device control buttons. Are you referring to the Log and Capture screen (Command-8).

    Check: what happens when you press the "play" button in the Log and Capture screen?

  3. OttawaGuy
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    macrumors 6502a


    Mar 28, 2006

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