iChat won't recognize HD firewire camera

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by plunar, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. plunar macrumors 6502


    Sep 7, 2003
    i have a sony HDR-HC5, but ichat won't let me use it. it doesn't show up in the camera selection drop down in the preferences. the camera only shows up in imovie. ichat will only use the built in isight... please help
  2. codesuth macrumors newbie

    Nov 6, 2007
    FireWire camcorder

    I had the same problem but I switched the camera from HD mode to DV ( Digital Video ) and ichat was happy with it. I don't think ichat even with leopard understands how to talk to an HD device.

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