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Im so confused. I have an old school Samsung SCL906 8MM camcorder. Is there any way i can convert it to digital to my Imac G5 (non intel duo)? Like if I record video on it, how would I put it on my computer (to later load on the web, i know that part already :thumbup
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You need an Analog to Digital converter.

Give that a search in Google and you'll get a lot of hits, but I have the Pyro A/V and it works great for around $175.

I try to Command+Shift+/ when I can.
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1 more ?, when i do that, how would I go about loading in on to my computer itself(forgot to ask in previous post), would I go to iMovie? Or would it read it automaticly with the pyro a/v software? Then load it on its own? And how would i set apart clips since its coming from 8mm and not a digi?

Sorry if my questions are dumb, im noob! lol

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When you hook the AV converter up to the computer and the playsource, you use iMovie to import it. The converter uses no software.

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