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Final Cut Pro :: Log And Capture - Unable To Initialize Video Deck


So far all of my editing I have done since I bought FCP7 has been done using media from SDHC cards. I am trying to import from MiniDV tapes using a Sony DVCAM tape deck connected through dv/Firewire to my Macbook Pro. When I click Log and capture the text comes up "Capture Project must have a video or an audio digitizer set to capture. Please change to desired preset in the audio/video settings."

The problem is I don't know what to pick to make it work.. The things I have tried don't work, for example the tape was recorded with DVCAM at 48k but when I switch the A/V settings to DV 48k it still doesnt work. It also says "unable to initialize video deck, you may still log offline clips or use capture now."

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Mac OS X (10.5.8)


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