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Notice to Mac Users who use Parallels, Bootcamp, etc.:
Thank you for visiting our
site regarding this unique adapter that we carry. We
are fully aware that the new MacBook does not have a FireWire
port. We have tested this with with an iMac using OS
10.5 running Parallels 3.5 with Windows XP, and it works
flawlessly. We are having some other users test other
versions, such as Bootcamp and VMWare, but we expect these to
work as well. We encourage you to try it. It is
covered by our 100% guarantee.
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What does this kit do?
This kit connects your DV camcorder to the USB port on
your Laptop or Desktop PC.
Do I need a FireWire port in my computer?
No, you don't. All you need is a USB port (standard on all
new computers). So, there's no need to add a card or open your computer to
install anything. It's all easy and plug and play.
Will I need to buy software too?
No, you won't need any additional software. In fact, we highly
recommend Windows Movie Maker, which is already build into Windows.
We do include software for Windows XP computers called ImageMixer that will help you download your
videos to your computer.
Is the cable compatible with Vista?
cable is now Vista compatible with a fix.
Click here to download PDF
instructions to update Windows Vista.
Windows XP /
compatible when using Windows XP or Vista through Parallels, Bootcamp,
Plug and Play
and Hot Swappable
44 inches long
One Year Warranty
32.0 x 16.4mm
||USB Type A
||BMP & JPEG
Superior Image Quality and Transfer Times
The DV to USB 2.0 Transfer
Cable is designed to provide superior image quality and blazing fast
transfer times. It's patented micro chip technology within the cable
module ensures that data is preserved from its original format.
- Transfer DVD Quality
video to DVD.
- Firewire IEEE1394 to USB
- Transfer video and still
data from your
camera without the need for a computer "Firewire" connection.
Included in the Box
- DV to USB 2.0 PC Transfer
- ImageMixer 2.0
Application CD (only for Windows XP installations)
- Setup Instructions
functions are available for importing still images, movies, and sound to a
computer. The imported contents can then be managed in Album mode.
- Importing still images and movies from a digital
camera or memory stick
- Importing movies from a digital video camera via
an i.LINK connection (Windows OS only)
- Copying and importing ImageMixer data or data
saved to a computer
- Inputting sound from a microphone or sound input
- Importing sound from a track on a music CD
This mode is for editing movies
imported from a digital camera, digital video camera, or other devices.
Editing is done in the MPEG-1 format. Working from the images in the
albums, files can be dragged and dropped onto the storyboard. Titles,
sound, transition effects, and other elements can also be dragged and
dropped to create inter-phase effects. The editing board requires no
special setup beforehand.
ImageMixer helps you create
layouts using drawings, text, and image files in the albums. Layouts are
provided for titles and postcards in Edit Movie mode, video labels such as
8mm, VHS, DV, and cassette, disc labels such as FD, MO, and CD, and for
The following functions are
available for importing still images, movies, and sound to a computer. The
imported contents can then be managed in Album mode.
Organize Albums: Digital images saved in albums can be arranged in
categories or by their contents.
Write to Memory Stick: Write-enabled files saved in albums can be
written to a memory stick.
Search: Files can be searched in categories of still images, movies, or
sound media types and the results are displayed in a list. Conditional
searches are also possible.
Preview, Slideshow: Preview and slideshow functions are also available
for quick and easy browsing of contents.
Convert Files: This allows easy conversion of still images to BMP/JPEG
format and movies to MPEG-1 format.
Edit Still Image: Still image files in the album can be edited with this
still image editing function. This function includes a filter removal
such as red-eye removal and mask function.
Print: A wide range of printing layouts are available, such as index
printing and detailed printing, to match the user's specific
Video Disc Creation Mode
Image files in albums and
edited movies can be used to create contents for a Video CD or Video CD
image. ImageMixer 1.5 produces Video CDs compliant with the Video CD
version 2.0 standard for providing features such as playback control
functions and still image playback functions where the user can change the
playback order from the menu.
*The Macintosh version of
ImageMixer 1.5 does not support direct writing to CD-R, but does allow you
to save a disc image compliant with Roxio's DVD/CD writing software
"Toast". Use "Toast" to create a disc from the disc image created in
The "Easy Video CD" utility is
also provided for easy creation of Video CDs from video on the tape of a
video camera connected over a USB connection. This utility uses a
wizard-style interface to guide the user through the simple steps of
creating a Video CD.
*No menu creation function is included.
Software Systems Requirements
- Installation of Microsoft Windows XP
or Windows Vista
- Imagemixer software will not work
with Vista, but any program that can capture video through USB will
work with this adapter. Example: Windows Movie Maker
- Pentium(R) III 500MHz processor or
higher is required.
- However, when transferring video
through a USB or an IEEE1394 connection, Pentium(R) 800MHz processor
or higher is required.
- When creating a DVD-Video, a
Pentium(R) 4 1.3GHz processor or higher is recommended.
If ImageMixer is installed prior to
DirectX® some USB cameras may not be recognized. In this case, please
uninstall ImageMixer, install DirectX® and then reinstall ImageMixer.
- 16-bit stereo sound card with stereo
- 128MB or more of RAM (256MB or more
- Recommended available hard disk
space: 5 GB
When you create a Video Disc, three
times more free space than the size of the disc to be created is
required in the System Startup Disk. In addition, free space exceeding
the size of the disc is required at the disc image destination.
Depends on the edited size of movies.
- 16MB or more of VRAM, minimum of 800
x 600 at 16-bit hi-color (65,000 colors);
- Direct Draw driver compatible
ImageMixer will not run correctly in a screen area of less than 800
x 600, or in less than 256 colors.
M2,IXY DV M3,FV M100,FV M20,DM-FV50
*This product is guaranteed to work with
your DV camcorder. Other newer cameras are also supported, but
have not been tested by us yet. *
- If the standard Windows fonts are
not installed on the system, characters will not be displayed
- For Windows XP/Windows Vista you
must have administrator privileges.
- Music cannot be imported with
external CD drives.
- When editing MPEG1 files in video
editing, noise may enter into the file when MPEG1 is selected as the
file saving format.
- To create a Video CD, save the file
in Video CD format.
- To create a DVD-Video, save the file
in MPEG2 format.
||*'Windows® ' is a
registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other
||*The official name of
Windows is Microsoft® Windows® Operating System.
||*In addition, the
company names and brand names referenced in this manual are themselves
the trademarks, registered trademarks, and products of the respective
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I hope all is well, I just wanted to
update and Thank you for some great customer
service and product you provided. Your fire wire DV to USB cable
works well with my camera. It was my computer that had minimum
memory, that prevented me from down loading the video, as I
suspected after gathering as much information about my problem. I
appreciated the fact that you worked with me to troubleshoot the
problem and stood by your product offering and immediate refund
during the time.
purchased a Dell XPS 420 w/ 3GB of RAM and 512MB vid card. I believe
this will keep me going for awhile. I used your wire to down
load the home movies that I wanted. I want to thank you for having
contacted me as a follow-up after I was arranging to update my
computer. You provided me with the product I needed when other
product providers, including the cameras manufacturer could not
help. I was impressed when I read the testimonial on your web site,
when I decided to buy this product. I always wonder if those things
are real. I see that they are. Thank You for providing such good
I was very impressed how fast I got the product. I ordered
last Thursday and I got it on Monday!
You were the only place I Found this device. Half of the
people don't even know what it is including Radio Shack.
From a customer who
ordered an adapter from another company, but was very unsatisfied
"... I ordered it overnight from the other company, but it TOOK FOREVER.
More than 4
business days, so after 2 e-mails and 3 phone calls i got my
12 bucks for shipping back! probably not worth the hassle... but
after ordering from you i'm all set now, I appreciate your work, and i will
reccommend you to the 3 hardware pros I know (one of them is
my brother) for an outstanding job that you have done! thanks a
lot!!! I hope you can use my e-mails as reviews on your site or
Thanks again, keep it up!
Just a quick note to thank you for sending my order so quickly.
I got the 12 inch "shorty" firewire cables today and they look
great. I really appreciate the quick service. I hope to
use you again in the near future.
Nice, useful cable, as described. Fast shipping. Highest
Cable arrived promptly. Pleasure to do business with you.
Excellent customer service both before and after the sale.
This is a good company to be trusted.