This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Can’t wait to see how this works out! Doesn’t sound like a very effective solution, but I’m considering buying an intensity pro anyway for live capture , so I figured I’d ask what you guys thought. So my XH-A1 stopped interfacing with my computer via firewire Unlike other shops that offer a warranty on the area of the camcorder that they fixed, Video One Repair will cover the whole camcorder. There is an assembly that holds the microphone to the handle.

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Canon Knowledge Base – Transferring video recordings to and from a computer XH A1S and XH G1S

Long story short was 2 dead camera ports and 3 dead computer ports in less xhw1 30 minutes. I’m trying each camera separately. When using a head cleaner tape put it in, press play, and run it for no more than 10 seconds.

How would compression work in that scenario?

Some sort of liquid substance was spilled on your Canon XHA1 or it may have been submerged in water. Next click on”firewire” and look to see if the camera apppears in the pane to the right. 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 port or the internal circuitry in your XHA1: If there is a part or parts of the camcorder that are broken off and hanging by a wire harness or flexible circuit board, I would not try to power it back on and continue using it.


Results 1 to 10 of There is no driver for the OS Version you selected. Video freezes and goes blank, plays and stops, dropped frames, audio drops or cuts outs, skips and jumps, play back glitches, clips dropping out, horizontal bars in the picture, blue or black screen, picture pixelates or brakes up.

If one of power circuits is compromised you will have problems powering up the camcorder. February 12th, Due to impact or excessive pressure on the mic, this assembly can deform or break.

It may have landed on the front lens area or it may have sustained damage elsewhere. Doesn’t sound like a very effective solution, but I’m considering buying an intensity pro anyway for live captureso I figured I’d ask what you guys thought.

Scroll down to easily select items to add to your shopping cart for a faster, easier checkout. How did you replace the firewire xga1 board? Contact Us – Archive – Top. We fully diagnose and let you know exactly what repairs are needed — at absolutely no charge!

This Limited Warranty does not cover cabinet exterior finishvideo cassette tape, head cleanings, nor does it apply to Equipment purchased outside the United States. May 22, 2: Turning fiewire the gain puts more strain on the CCD sensor making it work harder. We then diagnose the issues and call you letting you know the exact problem. Once done your picture will look crystal-clear with no dead pixels anywhere.


Meanwhile, when I connect my new Macbook Pro lateusing the same cameras, but with a 4-pin firewire to 9-pin firewire, my macbook is NOT able to communicate with canno cameras. Very Very happy with pricing and customer service.

Canon XHA1 not working with Firewire 1394a in Windows 7

See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions. I’ve always used firewire to and this xha11 a brand new macbook pro has no issues connecting to firewire external hard drives or firewire external hard drives.

Once we receive your Canon XHA1 camcorder, we will take apart, troubleshoot, and fully diagnose the problem. Unfortunately Premiere also can’t recognize the.

Another reason that this typically happens is due to an dha1 that hits the microphone. Once the batteries are charged, the CH, with batteries in place, can be clipped to your belt and then connected directly to a Canon Digital Camcorder.

Links monetized by VigLink. In that service we professionally clean the entire tape path including the video head drum as well as other parts of the camcorder.