- Located the Composite Video patch cable for the MiniDV camera. This cable has three RCA plugs on one end (coloured red, white, and yellow) and a single 1/8" mini plug (much like a small headphone jack) on the other.
- Connect the three RCA plus to one of the set of outputs on your VCR (these will generally be on the back of the machine, labelled "Line Out 1", etc.). Connect the mini plug end to the MiniDV camera (the port may be labelled "Audio/Video" or "A/V", will usually have a yellow ring around it, and will likely be covered by a flap of some sort).
- Locate the FireWire cable. This cable has a small rectangular plug on one end and a larger, "D"-shaped plug on the other end.
- Connect the small rectangular plug to the camcorder in the port marked "DV" or "iLink" or "FireWire" (it will be covered by a flap of some sort). Connect the D-shaped plug to the FireWire port on the Mac (on all machines, there is at least one port available on the back of the machine; on the G5s, there is also a port that you can use on the front).
80 GB HD
160 GB HD
Matorx XRT 10 with break out box
Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5
Panasonic DVX 100a 24p