OK so I thought if I restarted after doing the update thing it might work. so I restarted my computer. I started PRE chose open project . project loaded fine. clicked on get media as I'm still looking for that particular footage. oh yea XHA1 is turned on and hook up to firewire card. now I'm told my current camera settings are different from my project settings. let's see if that really makes a difference. well I was able to control camera from PRE. and I was able to capture and the capture did show up in my clips panel. maybe things are looking up! I'll keep you all "updated"
more to come
okay I feel I've stumbled onto something. Again I removed a tape and inserted another. I can control the camera from the PRE software but, no visual. I can capture but the capture is all black. However ,and this is probably camera related, the tape that was working fine is an HD tape and the tape not visualizing is not an HD but standard DVTAPE. anyone know where the settings needed to make this work might be found?
When you create a new project, in the first dialogue box, you choose a preset. PRE remembers this choice for the next new project. As you have been using HD you should change this to DV-Standard 48kHz.
I tend to use WinDV for reviewing my tapes.
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