You can also use a Digital-8 (D8) camera to do this.  It will should play back 
Hi 8 tapes and send them through firewire in the same format as DV; i.e. DV 
NTSC 720x480 29.97fps 48KHz sound.  Probably easier than running a Hi8 cam 
through a DV cam.

Make sure you set the sound to 48 khz, i think 32khz is the other option which 
can cause hiccups in video timelines.



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On 2011-12-09, at 15:04 , Sandra Maliga wrote:

> I have a sony Hi-8 camcorder I bought at a sale at the public access  
> studios in Minneapolis but it is no longer working. I'd like to  
> transfer many hours of Hi-8 and 8mm video to digital via my mini DV  
> deck.  Anyone in LA have Hi-8 video gear lying around for loan, rental  
> or sale?
> 
>  Thanks,
> 
>  Sandy Maliga
> 
> 
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