I’m new to FCP, I was trying to capture some beta sp footage looping thru my dvcam deck. I selected no machine control in the settings and tried to capture now. For some reason the video did not pass thru to the mac via the firewire. Is this possible. We’re buying the aja or whatever interface but that’s after july 1 when our funding is restored. My project is due by 7/15 it’ll never get here in time.
It’s possible, but with this kind of thing you’re dealing with 3 things (1 computer and 2 decks) all of which could have something set wrong.
Start with this: Is there an analog video monitor hooked up to the DVCAM deck? Can you see the video from the Beta tape on THAT monitor? Make sure you have that working before you even worry about the computer at all.