Dude, just a few descriptive words for the heading is enough (as above). Save the long descriptions for the main body of text.
As for why your Sony hardware doesn't work, it's probably best to get in touch with Sony on that one.
Apologies - I entered the text in the wrong box.
The hardware works, as in I can record standard DV into Premiere, but cannot record HDV,so I am guessing that it is a Premiere, rather than Sony issue.
Audio is coming through but no picture, and it also seems that I cannot export to tape.