New to DV cam? how to...

fantasi

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Hi i have a DV cam that i just bought which is a JVC model number.
GR-DVL1020EA. I am wondering what do i need to put the video (tape) into my computer. Obviously i would have to change analog to digital, but what software/hardware do i need?

I know a bit of encoding e.g. DIVX or XVID, but im still a bit blur on analog to digital. pls help..

cheers....
 

mooo

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use the firewire port link on the camcord and hook it up to your box, and use adobe premiere to capture it.
 

fantasi

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how long does the capture take usaully? if i dont have premiere, any free softwares that do it? does virtualdub do it?
 

mooo

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i think vdub does, i have never used it, well for premiere i only knew how to play the video and capture as it was playing.
 

fantasi

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ok thats for the video, how bout audio? i just added u to my msn...we talk there better?
 

mooo

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i am not at home at the moment, if you use firewire it should capture the audio also.
i won't be home till 9pm est but after that i can help with any questions
 

Goatman

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if you have Windows XP just with Microsoft Movie Maker 2. Capture it that way.
 

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