Posted by Jacques E. Bouchard on 01/02/08 17:56
Boodro <email@example.com> wrote in news:262d5911-f417-445f-a4dd-
> Does anyone have any experience using FireStore with their cameras? I
> have a GL-2 that I use to shoot small little projects & videos of my
> son, but I dread having to transfer footage from the camera to the
> It sounds like the FireStore will help me out, but I'm looking for
> some feedback before I waste $1000.
How is this more portable and cheaper than DV tapes?
Maybe I don't understand your question. You don't need a glorified
external drive to transfer footage from your camera to your computer; you
only need a $10 firewire cable (the same cable used to connect to the
But if you did, for some reason, want to capture directly to hard disk,
you can do it with a laptop and a $100 external USB drive. Only, you'll
actually be able to store a hell of a lot more than just 1.5 hours of
footage, as per the FireStore product spec.
This strikes me as yet another overpriced gadget.
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