How to convert or use Mac DV to Webcam

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How to convert or use Mac DV to Webcam. I am using OS X and my DV cam is Panasonic MX3000, Please suggest

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How to convert or use Mac DV to Webcam

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Yes. Just turn it on and it will act like a FireWire webcam which can be used in any app that recognizes FireWire cameras, such as iChat. Make sure you take out any DV tape inside the camera or it will turn off automatically.

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Answered By 0 points N/A #178468

How to convert or use Mac DV to Webcam

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Hi,

Yes. Just turn it on and it will act like a FireWire webcam. Usually it's supported on OS X without any drivers or software.

Here I will give you information on how many cams work without drivers. Consult the chart below to find out what drivers are required.

Elura 100

Firewire: No driver required.

USB: PTP (No driver required)

GL2

Firewire: No driver required.

USB: No driver required, supported with ImageBrowser 5.5.

HV10

Still Images (miniSD Memory Card): No driver required.

Firewire: No driver required.*

* Additional third-party software required to import HD video.

XH A1

Firewire: No driver required.*

* Additional third-party software required to import HD video.

XH G1

Firewire: No driver required.*

* Additional third-party software required to import HD video.

XL H1

Firewire: No driver required.*

* Additional third-party software required to import HD video.

XL2

Firewire: No driver required.

ZR500

Firewire: No driver required.

ZR600

Firewire: No driver required.

USB: PTP (No driver required)

ZR700

Firewire: No driver required.

USB: PTP (No driver required)

DVD Camcorders

DC100

Direct connection not supported.

DC22

Still Images (DVD/Memory Card): No driver required.

Video: Not supported

DC40

Still Images (DVD/Memory Card): No driver required.

Video: Not supported

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