1.Connect an i.LINK® cable (also known as IEEE-1394) to the i.LINK port on the digital camcorder.
2.Connect the other end of the i.LINK® cable to the computer.
The computer i.LINK® ports and capture cards may have either 4-pin or 6-pin connections; Sony® digital camcorders use i.LINK® ports with 4 pins. If your computer only has a 6-pin i.LINK® port, then it will be necessary to use a 4-pin to 6-pin i.LINK® cable.
3.Turn on the digital camcorder by moving the POWER switch to the VTR position.
4.Cue the camcorder to the beginning of the video.
5.Turn on the computer.
6.Start the video capture software on the computer.
7.Begin playing the recorded video in the camcorder.
8.Begin importing the video with the capture software.