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Old 12-15-2006, 10:45 PM   #1
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How to: Access my Sony HandyCam in fc6

I owen a Sony HandyCam and have tried to find any kind of software to access it. I was very disapointed after 2 days of searching, I found no drivers for this camcorder.

Cam specs:
___TRV-250 NTSC
___USB stream, svideo, av ports

Does anyone know of drivers and maybe some software to access my cam?
Old 12-15-2006, 11:24 PM   #2
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The USB on the Sony Handycams (specifically your TRV-250) is, as all things Sony, proprietary.

However, you might be able to get the Firewire (iLink) port to work, using dvgrab.

If it's not installed, just:

yum install dvgrab
Old 12-16-2006, 11:46 AM   #3
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Thats what I was afraid of. I belive I may not go with Sony next week when I go pick out a new cam.


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