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We recently just upgraded to FCP5 for hd editing. I am having trouble capturing it. It was recorded on a Sony camera in HDV 1080i60. I am using a Sony HDV deck to load it into FCP5- it is connected with a fire wire cable. I used the Easy Setup to configure the capture settings for HDV 1080i60. However, there is no preview and I cannot capture anything although I can control the deck from FCP5. I do not get any error messages and cannot find any help from obvious chapters in the user manual. Our system has all the requirements to run FCP5, DVD PRO 4 and Motion 2.

specs:
Mac OS X 10.4.5
Processor 1.6 GHz PowerPC G5
Memory 2.5 GB DDR SDRAM

Thanks in advance for any assistance.
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Have you tried using the camera in VTR mode? It could be a problem with your deck, and not with the settings in FCP.

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