Or, when trying to eject the tape it will not fully eject or even try to eject at all. I replaced the firewire card, went to the “System Setup” page on the camera and clicked “Reset All”. May 18, 9: Canon does not sell any of the components individually that make up this circuit and that is why the main board would need to be replaced. We use the HV remote to shuttle the tape, it avoids wear through punching the buttons on the LCD and we can place the HV further away on the editing desk. Never have to worry about tape change and having to resynch the two cameras. I’ve had the repair done twice, and the prices you quoted were about what I paid.

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If you have any questions before sending your camcorder in for repair we welcome you to call and talk to one of our experienced Canon technicians. How We Fix It: Xanon anyone else have the same issue as I described above, do yourself a favor and purchase this adaptor and you’ll be able to connect your Canon video camera equipment to the 9-pin firewire port on your new macs.

Capturing Problem from Canon XH-A1 into MC5 – Avid Community

The cable provides error-free data transmissions via molded-strain relief and PVC overmolding. Or your editing software is not seeing the connected camcorder and is therefore not able to upload the footage.


I wasn’t able to find a right angle 4 pin and left angle six pin for the A1, so the 6 pin connector that plugs into the DN recorder is straight. This will reset the circuits in the camcorder. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab To get to the circuit board that has this connector on it, the camcorder will need to be almost completely disassembled.

Still no input signal.

Previously, using my original Macbook Promy XH-A1 or GL2 cameras are able to communicate with my Macbook Pro using the 4-pin firewire to 9-pin firewire with no issues.

Although we do replace fidewire heads for this problem it is much more common that something much less severe is causing the issue like cleaning issues, alignment problems, or other parts in the mechanism that are worn and need to be replaced.

Transferring video recordings to and from a computer XH A1S and XH G1S

So thanks again to all These problems can be caused by various parts of the camcorder. We use special chemicals to neutralize oxidation and corrosion in the camcorder. We take apart the camcorder and replace the headphone jack. Using a little bit of electrical tape will help xb the microphone to the handle. Thanks for your help, Michael Wilk.

XH-A1 Firewire Problems

Another variable is how high it was dropped from or how hard the impact was? Canon XH A1 firewire board replacement. We have a blog article that goes over how to safely connect the DV Firewire cable from your XHA1 to the computer to avoid damaging the firewire connector cznon or the internal circuitry in your XHA1: Your camcorder will have to be taken apart during this process. I have the settings as you specify, but the “playback std” grays out when the firewire cable gets plugged in.


Canon Xh A1 firewire connection

All times are GMT So when Canon do install new heads, they also install all new tape guides because all DV tapes will wear a distinct individual pattern on the tape path.

The only way I was able to get the cameras to communicate with my new Macbook Pro Late was to daisy chain 2 external hard drives, which one had inputs and the second with inputs.

So they go by the book in case the customer complains, maybe after changing tape brands. It may have landed on the front lens area or it may have sustained damage elsewhere. This problem can be caused by a few different things. Our years of experience with the XHA1 also comes into play in helping us diagnose various picture problems that occur with these camcorders.