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Looking for a firewire card for camcorder

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by vir68, Sep 24, 2003.

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  1. vir68

    vir68 Thread Starter

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    Hi
    I am looking for a firewire card for my computer to connect my sony dcr-trv camcorder in order to view/edit my videos.I was told that I can do it by usb connection but the dv connection is even faster and i want to try it.I have a windows xp professional edition version 2002 processed by amd athlon 2000+ with 1.67 GHz and 512 MB of ram.The motherboard installed therein is soyo KT 400 ultra.Please guide me as to where i can find the card which best suits myneeds. Thanks
     
  2. milomorai

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    go to pricewatch.com and search for firewire cards.
     
  3. slipe

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    Any PCI firewire card will work fine: http://www.pricewatch.com/1/44/2779-1.htm

    The NEC unit with the A supplement for $13 with free shipping looks like a good deal. I presume your computer already has USB2 ports, so a card with just Firewire should do you fine.
     
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