I'm trying to capture old Hi8 video to VP17 by playing a Hi8 camcorder into a good Sony HVR-M15AU DVCam Deck, and passing the converted video through to the computer.
I have everything connected right, and by putting a blank tape into the DVdeck, setting it to Rec/Play/Pause, and playing the Hi8 camcorder, I see the video on the monitor of the Vegas video capture utility. This is all great. Time to get another coffee and watch the magic.
In order to capture the converted DV signal, I have to click the "Capture" button in Vegas Capture. But as soon as I do that, Vegas turns on the "Play" function on the DV deck, which immediately stops the deck from converting the Hi8.
Is there a way to capture the converted signal from the DV deck to Vegas using the Vegas Capture utility? If not, is there another utility that will capture from my setup?
Thanks to all for any suggestions.