My camera is a Panasonic NV-GS250 3CCD which comes supplied with a USB and a
firewire connection. Problem is that the laptop I have does not have a
Previously when I used to edit my movies with a Compaq Laptop running
Windows XP I used Pinnacle and a firewire connection.
Now I have an Acer Ferarri 1000 laptop which does not have a firewire
On the Panasonic Camera it shows USB2.0 (HS) DV Data Streaming.
If it is the USB connection causing the problem can I add a firewire
connection to the laptop and if s how do I do this?
Your assistance will be much appreciated.
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
> what's the camcorder or camera brand and model? are you using a USB
> connection or firewire?
> website references are to www.papajohn.org
> PapaJohn (MVP)
> "Hoggi" <Hoggi@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I have a problem with the the capture of my video into Windows Movie Maker.
> > I have now recaptured the video again after ensuring that all othe
> > programmes on the computer are disabled, however the problem still
> > persists.
> > During the actual capture process the video runs at normal speed and there
> > are no fluctuations in the speed during that process. I do notice that the
> > capture display on the computer tends to stop and start from time to time,
> > but I believe this is normal and does not indicate a problem.
> > Once the capture is complete and I play back scenes from my capture, then
> > the speed of the playback varies all the time, sometimes running faster
> > than
> > original capture and again slower at other times. I am sure that I have
> > read
> > somewhere that this is not abnormal during the video editing phase.
> > However the problem arises in that once you publish the video these speed
> > variations are written into the published video and subsequently
> > transfered
> > to the DVD.
> > I hope that someone has a solution to this problem.
> > Thank you
> > --
> > Hogard Gevers
> > Pietermaritzburg, South Africa