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i just got a new camcord

samsung sc-d382 seen below:



i asked the guy at best buy, he told me that it would work on a mac if i had a firewire connnection. i do. from my other camera.

so i bought it and just got home. i recorded a lil' thing and tried getting it on my computer in IMovie.

IMovie detects that the cam is hooked up, but all i get is that blue screen.

ok, now here's a weirder thing. i can record from my cam to the computer. like not from playback, just directly. it comes up on my screen and everything.

now why can't i put recording onto my computer?
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I wonder if you manually have to press play with this camera. That would be odd. The camera does have to be in Play mode.

You can decide what you will of these reviews.

CameraTime - Time lapse photography for novice and advanced users.

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I know like 5 people who own this exact camera and it capture's fine.

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That's what happens when you ask anyone at BB a technical question.



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A guy at Macrumors had the same problem with a model of this camera. He eventually found the FCE 4 could use it, but two versions of iMovie, HD & 08, were a no go.

CameraTime - Time lapse photography for novice and advanced users.

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