Connecting Camcorder to computer...Help

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  1. jonny_ringo74

    jonny_ringo74 New Member

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    Help i'm dumb. I want to connect my old 8mm Sharp camcorder into my computer and ultimately be able to e-mail short home movies to relatives. Can you tell me what epuipment and software I will need. I don't want to spend alot of money.
     
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    What kind of connections does the camera have?

    If you at least have audio/video out you can get some cable and something like this and hookup the cables to the PC. The Dazzle device above comes with software too.

    HTH.
     
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    that's all it has is an audio/video out. I saw a devise on compusa that connects to the computer via USB port and comes with editing software for $69
     
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    Yep, same thing as the above link...
     

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