From Sony HDV Firewire to USB-C

Visuell-Affekt wrote on 6/30/2020, 1:27 PM

I have an "old" Sony HDV 1080i Digital Video handycam and the only output is V/A, Composite and Firewire IEEE-1394. I have earlier used the FireWire to get the full video in 1080i into a normal PC with a FireWire inlet, but now i only have lapotops with UCB-C 3.1. I have searched online and in local PC stores without finding any adapter from FireWire to USB-C. Any suggesions on how I can get the DV from mini-tapes over to the laptops?

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j-v wrote on 6/30/2020, 1:49 PM

Impossible on modern laptops to hold the quality with all sorts of converters from FiWi to USB
I did it always on a laptop PC in which I build my old firewire card and for W10 used the legacy drivers. Copy past the DV-Avi's and HDV 's from desktop to laptop.

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Musicvid wrote on 6/30/2020, 1:50 PM

I have no earthly idea if Vegas Vidcap will recognize these, but it's cheap enough to try. You just need a USB A -to- USB C cable.

https://www.amazon.com/Firewire-IEEE-Female-Adaptor-Converter/dp/B018108GTW

https://www.amazon.com/iKiKin-Adapter-Travel-Firewire-Adapters/dp/B07R7P3BZC?ref_=s9_apbd_orecs_hd_bw_b3I4IFX&pf_rd_r=R1283JSPT1N4JQCZ81X4&pf_rd_p=6413c443-0616-5cdc-8a27-41743a4913ca&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-10&pf_rd_t=BROWSE&pf_rd_i=3015396011

 

set wrote on 6/30/2020, 5:01 PM

 

https://www.amazon.com/Firewire-IEEE-Female-Adaptor-Converter/dp/B018108GTW

Read the Customer's Q&A, reviews... seems doesn't work...

Musicvid wrote on 6/30/2020, 5:43 PM

Yeah, looks like they all have about the same ratings.