1. Click USB vision capture in the Dock. USB vision is available on all the computers attached to a VCR. (Station 22, 23, 26, 27)
2. Click Digitizers > USB Vision from the menu
3. Put the tape into the VCR and hit play.
4. To change the window size, choose Record from the menu and choose
the size you want.
If you do not hear any sound from the movie, check
Record > Sound Settings... > Source > and select Built-in Input Line in.
The VCR connected to the ITC station #24 is a multi-region VCR. It can play a PAL VHS tape. The other VCRs can play only the NTSC (US standard).
1. Put a miniDV tape into the digital video camera (push the EJECT button, put the tape, and push the PUSH button). The ITC does not provide any video tapes.
2. Turn the camera on. (Look for the red recording button and make sure it is set to camera).
3. Take the camera cap off.
4. Record video by pressing the red button.
5. Stop recording by pressing the red button again.
6. When you are done recording, insert firewire cable into the back of the computer. Insert the other end into the camera DV IN/OUT. DV IN/OUT is located on the front right side of the camera.
7. Open iMovie from the Dock.
8. Select Create Project. Name the file and choose the location to store the file.
9. Click the Play button then click Import when you see the scene you want to import.
10. Click Stop to stop importing.
11. Now you are ready to edit the movie. If you are not familiar with iMovie, go to Help > iMovie Help and try Tutorial.
When you import your video clip, iMovie automatically divides the video into separate scenes at each break (wherever you stopped filming by turning camera off or switching to standby). If you want to turn off the automatic scene detection, you can do so by going to the iMovie menu and going to Preferences. Deselect the box labeled automatically start new clip at scene break.