[MacDV] Problem exporting to tape--iMovie

Karl Seilo ksay11081 at mac.com
Tue Sep 14 17:12:58 PDT 2004

I have the same problem.  I'm using iM 3.03 with a G4/Dual 500.  And 
I've tried pass through with both my Canon ZR and my Panasonic DV953 
and I get the same result -- intermittent playback with periods of 
black in between all the way through.

On Tuesday, September 14, 2004, at 07:09 PM, John Collins wrote:

> Hi--
> I am using iMovie4 on a G4/D800 with 1.5 Gb. The problem comes when I 
> try to export the finished movie back to tape. All seems well on the 
> computer but in the camera LCD I get a broken up image--like big jig 
> saw puzzle pieces (and on playback the same). The camera is a Sony 
> TRV-20 and I have tried it both with "play through to camera" checked 
> and unchecked. Due to a process of elimination I think it is something 
> with the computer. (I have done the normal maintenance functions and 
> all seems to be OK)
> I can move the movie to my Pismo and it works fine exporting to tape 
> on the same camera. I have also reinstalled iLife 4, thinking that it 
> had been corrupted. No difference in result. I also have tried iMovie 
> 3 &2 with no difference. I have swapped cables and FW ports. So it 
> seems to be something about the computer itself.  I have tried 2 
> different movies--one at 59" and the other 40". Any suggestions?
> John in Tucson
> _______________________________________________
> MacDV mailing list
> MacDV at listserver.themacintoshguy.com
> http://listserver.themacintoshguy.com/mailman/listinfo/macdv

More information about the MacDV mailing list