hi my new laptop …samsung R505 doesnt have a firewire port so i cannot transfer movies from my digital camcorder to my laptop so i can download them onto disks, is they some sort of cable i can buy that will let me do this i have usb ports and also a hdmi slot on laptop the camcorder only takes a firewire pin …hope u understand my problem and hope you can help me …
If your laptop can accept PCMCIA cards, you can add a firewire adapter, like this one: http://www.amazon.com/Startech-Card-IEEE-1394-Firewire-Notebook/dp/B0000512GH
hI Kerry unfortunatly it doesnt have a pcmia slot this is what it does have …usb2.0 ports …express card slot …vga(d-sub) port… and a hdmi port
[QUOTE=harty;2299340]hI Kerry unfortunatly it doesnt have a pcmia slot this is what it does have …usb2.0 ports …express card slot …vga(d-sub) port… and a hdmi port[/QUOTE]
How about this one.
Here are the Express cards with Firewire available at Newegg: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010260421+1208424928&QksAutoSuggestion=&Configurator=&Subcategory=421&description=&Ntk=&CFG=&SpeTabStoreType=&srchInDesc=
Mr Bill thank you very much this looks like it will work thanks again great advice cheers !!!
thanks for your help the express card is just what im after …also this is first time i would of ever used one so on my laptop when i press the express card slot a plastic thing pops out ,do i remove this then when i get firewire card and just insert it into the gap …sorry but not very technical minded as u can see !!!