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Then it can’t be DV-AVI, are you sure you have selected the correct codec?
That version of Premiere won’t handle the .MOD files at all so you will have to convert them first.
And that is not the least flexible, AVCHD would be, but .MOD comes in a close 2nd.
check out this FAQ at the Adobe User forum