windows movie maker recording prob

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i just bought a sony handcam camcorder and i was transferring some footage onto windows movie maker with a usb cable, but when it recorded it just looked horrible, everything was blotchy and pixilated, i turned up the frames/sec, but it really didnt help, any suggestions or help i would appreciate
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

    If it's a digital camcorder,use a firewire, aka iLink, aka IEEE1394
    connection.
    --
    Cari (MS-MVP Windows Client - Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
    www.coribright.com

    "rich_man20" <rich_man20@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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    >i just bought a sony handcam camcorder and i was transferring some footage
    >onto windows movie maker with a usb cable, but when it recorded it just
    >looked horrible, everything was blotchy and pixilated, i turned up the
    >frames/sec, but it really didnt help, any suggestions or help i would
    >appreciate
    >
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

    hey, yeah i think ill try buying one of those, but is there any certain software i need to install for the firewire or when i hook it up will it just be fine ?

    "Cari (MS MVP)" wrote:

    > If it's a digital camcorder,use a firewire, aka iLink, aka IEEE1394
    > connection.
    > --
    > Cari (MS-MVP Windows Client - Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
    > www.coribright.com
    >
    > "rich_man20" <rich_man20@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:0A567EBF-6735-469D-B06B-907DD2FE85A8@microsoft.com...
    > >i just bought a sony handcam camcorder and i was transferring some footage
    > >onto windows movie maker with a usb cable, but when it recorded it just
    > >looked horrible, everything was blotchy and pixilated, i turned up the
    > >frames/sec, but it really didnt help, any suggestions or help i would
    > >appreciate
    > >
    >
    >
    >
    >
  3. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

    "Cari (MS MVP)" wrote:

    > If it's a digital camcorder,use a firewire, aka iLink, aka IEEE1394
    > connection.
    > --
    > Cari (MS-MVP Windows Client - Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
    > www.coribright.com
    >
    > "rich_man20" <rich_man20@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:0A567EBF-6735-469D-B06B-907DD2FE85A8@microsoft.com...
    > >i just bought a sony handcam camcorder and i was transferring some footage
    > >onto windows movie maker with a usb cable, but when it recorded it just
    > >looked horrible, everything was blotchy and pixilated, i turned up the
    > >frames/sec, but it really didnt help, any suggestions or help i would
    > >appreciate
    > >
    >
    >
    >
    >
  4. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

    Hopefully, you have a firewire/ilink port on your desktop/laptop. If you do,
    then it is much better to import video (at high speeds), using an ilink
    cable. All the latest Sony DV cameras provide iLink output.

    To get this working, you will have to purchase an iLink cable, which
    shouldn't cost you much (especially, when purchased online). Depending on
    your camera and computer, you'll have to choose from either 4-6 pin or 4-4
    pin iLink cable. Here's a link to iLink cables on Amazon:
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/external-search?tag=exploresql-20&keyword=%22ilink%20cable%22&mode=photo
    --
    KGK
    My fav DV camera, Sony DCRHC40:
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0001BVHL4/exploresql-20


    "rich_man20" <rich_man20@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:0A567EBF-6735-469D-B06B-907DD2FE85A8@microsoft.com...
    i just bought a sony handcam camcorder and i was transferring some footage
    onto windows movie maker with a usb cable, but when it recorded it just
    looked horrible, everything was blotchy and pixilated, i turned up the
    frames/sec, but it really didnt help, any suggestions or help i would
    appreciate
  5. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.video (More info?)

    XP should identify the firewire card all by itself... MovieMaker can happily
    capture from it.
    --
    Cari (MS-MVP Windows Client - Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
    www.coribright.com

    "rich_man20" <rich_man20@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:DF62D89D-F5C3-4E52-B013-B1039D6A5D3F@microsoft.com...
    > hey, yeah i think ill try buying one of those, but is there any certain
    > software i need to install for the firewire or when i hook it up will it
    > just be fine ?
    >
    > "Cari (MS MVP)" wrote:
    >
    >> If it's a digital camcorder,use a firewire, aka iLink, aka IEEE1394
    >> connection.
    >> --
    >> Cari (MS-MVP Windows Client - Printing, Imaging & Hardware)
    >> www.coribright.com
    >>
    >> "rich_man20" <rich_man20@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> news:0A567EBF-6735-469D-B06B-907DD2FE85A8@microsoft.com...
    >> >i just bought a sony handcam camcorder and i was transferring some
    >> >footage
    >> >onto windows movie maker with a usb cable, but when it recorded it just
    >> >looked horrible, everything was blotchy and pixilated, i turned up the
    >> >frames/sec, but it really didnt help, any suggestions or help i would
    >> >appreciate
    >> >
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >
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