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Firewire was designed for streaming digital video to a computer without any need forconversion. DV camcorder video is imported via FireWire while being played from a tape. USB does not havethebandwidth capabilityof Firewireto stream video from a camcorder.
If yours is a hard disk or flash memorycamcorder, connect it to USB and import it from the camera’s disk drive. If it’s a DV camera, Firewire is the type ofconnection to use.