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Windows 7: Using DCR-HC52 Sony Handycam As Webcam

23 Feb 2011   #1
Vaughn Whynot

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 
Using DCR-HC52 Sony Handycam As Webcam

i have a Sony Handycam and my webcam crapped out on me
i was told if i found a current driver i was able to use it with programs like skype and whatnot...
well when i hooked it up via firewire
the camera was not recognized in skype but my computer did recognize it as a video camera to import the footage
using windows 7
and the newest skype


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23 Feb 2011   #2
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Can you also connect the camcorder via USB. If so that might be the way to go. I think you will need additional software to do this but here are many available. One is here:
http://www.trackercam.com/TCamWeb/dvdriver.htm
There is a trial version available. I can't find an open source bit of software!
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23 Feb 2011   #3
Vaughn Whynot

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Can you also connect the camcorder via USB. If so that might be the way to go. I think you will need additional software to do this but here are many available. One is here:
DVdriver: DV Camcorder to WebCam Converter Software by Eagletron 2011-02-23
There is a trial version available. I can't find an open source bit of software!
that won't work
my camera only has firewire....
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