Actually it would be a


Actually it would be a Digital8 camcorder that you would connect by FireWire, as Digital8 was DV video; Hi8 and Video8 are analog, and the best those camcorders would have for output would be S-Video, but some Digital8 camcorders were backwards compatible with the analog formats and you could copy the analog video as DV over the FireWire.

But if you have a Thunderbolt port on your Mac, you should be able to transfer with a Thunderbolt-To-FireWire adaptor, since Apple should still support DV transfers; if not then, unless you want to get a Canopus ADVC-300 to act as an analog-to-digital converter on your computer, you might want to send your tapes to someone, like me, who could transfer them to DVD or hard drive for you.

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