There seemed to be a lot of people who had had problems getting their video from the ZR to the computer, and a lot of different possible solutions. It could be the compatibility between the Canon device and the computer that’s causing the issue. I have the same problem, here’s a ‘sort of’ solution. Your answer has been helpfull insofar as all the different trials led to the conclusion that there was something wrong with my iMovie software. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

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Once a tape is put into the carriage the tape will not stay in and allow for the door to shut and therefore not allow the camcorder to function Dec 12, Canon ZR Mini DV Digital Camcorder.

Stereo electrolet condenser microphone. And that’s what my computer’s motherboard’s Firewire connected needed. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it canno, give it a second life. New, used, and refurbished products purchased from Marketplace vendors are subject to the returns policy of the individual vendor. The rest should be easy. This site in other languages x. Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya. We’re looking forward to your response.

RasterWeb! Canon Mini-DV Camera & Firewire Bug

Once this happens you canoon see a “DV in” on the camcorders screen, followed by a blue window on you’re computer. This will help us to know if the issue is with the camera or computer or its ports. Light, comfortable and easy to use. The driver is installed automatically when you connect the camcorder to the computer. Also, just to ask, have you tried a different cable to connect the Canon camera to the computer?


I hooked up my ZR as described here to a one-year-old Gateway model WUI1 laptop, and the video captured from the ZR contained many ramdonly blinking colored pixels superimposed on the movie and the audio has lots of static. Item is in your Cart. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Windows 10 Photos cannot find Canon ZR800 connected via Firewire

So if the Sony and Canon firesire using the same Chinese manufacturer of Firewire-related hardware, then possibly a more helpful Canon manual would fireiwre said what Sony’s manual said about using four pins on both ends. As your PC did not come with this interface, you need to fit an add-on Firewire interface card in one of the bus slots. So whether you are a teacher working on a class project, or a parent working on the perfect home video, the audio quality of your film will match the quality of video.

I had previously found Firewire connections to be rather flaky. This should hold me over until I make the leap to HD. Got one to sell?

Canon ZR IEEE Firewire Cable 9 Pin To 4 Pin

It hadn’t previously occurred to me to check out dvgrab’s options, but now typing “man dvgrab” in a separate Terminal session revealed that I could have told dvgrab to start a new file whenever a new recording started. You can use Movie Maker to edit, re-sequence the scenes, etc. Buy with confidence as the condition of this item and its timely delivery are guaranteed under the “Amazon A-to-z Guarantee”.


It said, “No DV camera detected. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.

Transferring video recordings to and from a computer ZR800

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I’m a complete moron when it comes to technology and with so many cables and connectors out there, its impossible to find the right one.


Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: But when I connected Firewire to a Ubuntu Linux desktop also to a motherboard Firewire portit wasn’t flashing; it was solid on. AtomicProductionsNZ recommended a registry edit for those fanon were using bit Vista. I decided that adapters, sticking out, can sometimes serve as a lever to break xr800 jack, and also that sometimes adapters introduce new issues, so I thought the cable would be the better way to go.