QUICK START GUIDE
8mm, Hi8, Digital 8 TRANSFER KIT
(See Reverse for Location of Controls and Ports)
Step 1. Ensure VCR is turned off
Press the green dot and move power switch to the left.
Step 2. Connect power adapter and firewire cable to VCR
Be sure to align the plugs with the notches in the ports.
Step 3. Plug in power adapter
Insert plug end of power adapter into wall outlet (or outlet under desk / in rack).
Step 4. Turn VCR power on
Press the green dot and move power switch to the right.
Step 5. Insert video tape
Open the cassette holder by pressing the blue dot and moving the “Eject” to the right.
Insert a prerecorded tape with the tape door first and sprocket holes down.
Close the cassette holder by pressing the “Push” spot on the top of the door.
Step 6. Connect firewire cable to computer
Insert other end of firewire cable into a free firewire port on the computer or on the rack.
Step 7. Capture video
Open desired software.
Use standard controls to capture.
See individual software instructions for details.
Step 8. Remove video tape
Open the cassette holder as in step #5.
Remove the cassette tape.
Close the cassette holder as in step #5.
Step 9. Turn off VCR
Use same procedure as in step #1
Step 10. Disconnect cables from computer and VCR
Unplug all cables, wrap nicely and place into storage case.
Overview of the 8mm, Hi8, Digital 8 VCR
(Locations of Basic Controls)
Connecting Cables Inserting a Tape
(Step #2) (Step #5)