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Hi, I have a 2014 Mac and an old Canon DV20i digital camcorder. The mac has those small thunderbolt sockets, the canon has a small DV connector. I need some advice about which lead I need to buy to transfer the videos into iMovie.
 
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From the photo I would say the thunderbolt sockets on the back of the mac look much too small to take the 9-pin end of this cable
 
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I have a 27" imac, not a macbook. The thunderbolt sockets are really small on the back, I think I need a thunderbolt to firewire adapter. Thanks for your help :)
 
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From what I am finding, you will need an adapter like I gave a link to in my post #4 and a cable which I gave a link to in my post #2. I can't seem to find a cable with the smaller thunderbolt end to a firewire end. Not sure why.

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I think I need a thunderbolt to firewire adapter.
Yes, you will as Firewire is the only way to get video off a miniDV camcorder.
 

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