USB2 and Sony Camcorder ???

  WallyD 18:06 09 May 2005
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I,m thinking of buying a Sony Digi camcorder and I noticed the connection was USB2. As I only have USB1 and have read about backwad compatability I asked the Salesman if it would be OK on my machine his answer was NO. I know all I have to do is install a USB2 card but I,m curious about the answer I received. Not trying to belittle the Salesperson but could someone confirm if thid is correct
Many thanks

  alnwrd 18:17 09 May 2005

usb1 connections do not offer the same rate of data transfer as usb2. usb2 will be required for video.

  WallyD 18:20 09 May 2005

Thanks for the confirmation

  PUNKA 19:27 09 May 2005

Have you got a firewire card in your comp ?? if you have all you need is the correct cable and off you go (as long as you have a software programme of course for copying/editing) etc.

  john-232317 21:02 09 May 2005

Go for firewire, you will get much better results.

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