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cs5 won't record - program freezes when I try

Mar 27, 2012 9:42 PM

win 7 x64 sp1 - i7-2600, 16g ram,

sony hcr-1 camera firewire live to computer

camera shows up in OnLocation, transmits live video to screen.

press record, the program freezes.



I have latest version/update of OL, latest video driver, latest firewire controller driver


any ideas?





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    Mar 29, 2012 10:39 AM   in reply to teloscientist

    Assuming you have the camera in the HDV mode, then you're running into a known issue where OnLocation is mistakenly seeing webcams and other devices as supported video sources. The workaround is to disable the webcam. If the list of devices shows anything else other than your camera(s), then you'll need to disable or uninstall those, too. Here's one of several threads on this issue:

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