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    help with an old sony video Hi8 handycam
    i've got an old handycam and i was wondering if anyone knows how to connect it to a new imac. its got rgb, and an svideo connection port.

    i'm trying to avoid having to buy a video8 deck.

    thanks in advance!

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    I would think a video capture device would work to transfer the video.

    Something like this:

    Amazon.com: Video Capture for Mac USB2 Video Capture Hardware: Electronics
    Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!

    https://youtu.be/KHZ8ek-6ccc

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    Liquid and computers don't mix. It might seem simple, but we see an incredible amount of people post here about spills. Keep drinks and other liquids away from your expensive electronics!

    https://youtu.be/KHZ8ek-6ccc

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    I have that 1st one....now I want the second !
    But I can say the one I have works very well.
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    hey, really appreciate the quick response! thank you!

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