By Chatline100
Dec 22, 2006
  1. Hi,

    The end of my FireWire cable recently bent and would not fit into my camcoder I tryed bending it back and still would not fit, it wouldnt slot right in. So I bought a new Belkin 1394 FireWire Cable, so I put my camcoder on Play (VCR) but it doesn't not work. I have a 1394 FireWire Card also, I really need some help what have I done thanks
  2. fastco

    fastco TS Booster Posts: 1,122

    Did you check to see if you bent anything on the camcorder firewire port?
  3. Chatline100

    Chatline100 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    I hope not. It doesn't look like
  4. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    How did you bend it? Was it still connected to your computer? Maybe youdamaged the port on the computer itself?!? Or, a slim possibility, maybe the new cable is bad! I have bought printer cables brand new before that were bad. Just a thought.

    And also Belkin cables are not the greatest IMO either.
  5. Chatline100

    Chatline100 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 31

    The thing is I don't know how I bent it I tryed to put the cable in my camera and it just wouldn't go in I looked at it and it was bent. It's not the PC end it's the camera end, I have about 7 firewire slots on my pc :eek: i've tryed them and it's deffently the camera end because that was bent I also gone out and bought my second firewire cable NIKKAI one still no luck:( do I need to install any drivers, I want to try everthing before I put it down to my camcoder is bent. I need it for christmas I stand no chance getting it fixed (if it is my camcoder) in one day do I? Or is there a while you wait service around some shops. Thanks

    Also is there drivers I should download or I can just simple connect?
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