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Transfering video from video camera

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with a Plextor Convert X PVR can i just directly record the videos from the video camera or do i still need a memory card like if i used firewire? thanks
 
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That box is an input device not made to work with the Mac. There are Mac options but I'm not current on them.

These type of devices allow you to convert analog input to a digital video codec and save it directly to your computers hard drive. No memory sticks are required. It is something like connnecting your digital firewire video camera to you Mac and using iMovie to import the video.
 
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