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  • Sandra S Jones
    Thank you but what is a Firewire connection? ... From: Carl To: Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 12:11 AM
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 10, 2005
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      Thank you but what is a Firewire connection?
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Carl" <carl_r2000@...>
      To: <genphoto@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 12:11 AM
      Subject: Re: [genphoto] video camera

      > Sandra
      > I would get a digital camera with a Firewire
      > connection. You can use firewire to connect to a DVD
      > stand-alone recorder and make DVD's. Last time I
      > looked Walmart sold DVD recorders with Firewire for
      > about $150. A digital camcorder should start about
      > $500 which should be close to what you paid for your
      > camera. You could also use a VCR to make a VHS tape.
      > If you want to get fancy you could buy a $20 Firewire
      > card for your computer and edit your videos with some
      > software. With digital there in no generation quality
      > loss in
      > the copys. I would go to the libary and look in
      > Consumers Reports to see which camcorder they rate the
      > best. The only disadvantage with digital is the tapes
      > are expensive but you can reuse them after you copy to
      > DVD. Also DVD's will last longer than VHS tapes. Keep
      > 2 copys and recopy with no loss every 8 years. You can
      > also use the DVD recorder to copy VHS tapes to DVD but
      > the quality won't be as good as digital video also
      > called DV. DV quality is slightly better than DVD. I
      > hope this helps.
      > Carl
      > --- Sandra S Jones <ssjones@...> wrote:
      > > Hello could I possibly get some suggestions. I had
      > > the wonderful full-sized video camera from Sears,
      > > same as the Magnavox only with Sears name. Anyway
      > > when it went in for cleaning I was told they were
      > > replacing it instead of fixing it.
      > > I have no idea what to get as they no longer produce
      > > this camera and the pictures it took (inside,
      > > outside, rain, shine, animals (horses) people,
      > > scenery) were great. I am at a loss as to what to
      > > replace it with.
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > > removed]
      > >
      > >
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