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    Does anyone know how I can use 2 firewire camcorders on a mac?

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    Does anyone know how I can use 2 firewire camcorders on a mac?
    Does anyone know how I can use 2 firewire camcorders on a mac?

    I want to be able to switch between the two cams so I can show different angles in a live webcam type stream.

    I've seen the Belkin Firewire Hub and wonder if this will work.

    I know it enables multiple camcorders to be plugged into my mac, but how would I switch scenes..... live?

    Thanks

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    Does anyone know how I can use 2 firewire camcorders on a mac?

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    What programme would you be using for the live webcam? You might be able to select the video input on the programme.

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    Does anyone know how I can use 2 firewire camcorders on a mac?

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    Its called "justcamit lite"

    I can only see connections for one main cam in the prefs

    Think I need a hardware switcher of some sort

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    Does anyone know how I can use 2 firewire camcorders on a mac?

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    You may want to check out this article:

    The DV Show: Software Based Video Switchers

    it talks about some, and at the bottom has links to various packages, some cheap, some free, some expensive.
    My Macs: Late 2013 rMBP w/ 750m; Mac mini G4, 1.25 GHz, 512m ram (server); Late 2011 11" MBA, 1.8GHz i7, 4Gig Ram, 256Gig SSD, HD3000; Powerbook 12" G4 1.33GHz running Debian as a server; Apple TV (1080p version)

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