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David Kordan
sr-dvm700 firewire connection problem
on Feb 9, 2009 at 8:30:57 pm

Hi All,

I am having a problem with connecting our JVC SR-DVM700 deck to our laptop (using Premiere Pro) with the firewire. The connection is inconsistant.

We have a wall mounted HD video camera that feeds into a down converter box (tvOne C2-1100) that feeds into our JVC deck through S-video. From the deck I go firewire into the laptop.

What I want to do is hook up the laptop to the JVC via firewire and capture live footage (real-time) straight into Premiere Pro without having to go to tape first.

When I hook it all up, I can see the live image feed from the deck inside of Premiere... but when I press record in the capture window, the JVC deck goes blank and Premiere won't capture anything. But the really strange thing is that sometimes this works and sometimes it doesn't.

I can capture footage from a tape with no problems.

Does anybody have any ideas on how to make this work consistantly?

Thank you so much for any input.


HP Laptop
Windows XP Pro v. 2002
2.2 GHz Intel Core Duo T7500
140 GB Internal Drive
Premiere Pro 2.0
SR-DVM700U JVC MiniDV, HDD, DVD Recorder

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