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Gasmansteve
December 24, 2011, 16:36:58
Hi guys
Been a while since I last posted so a merry xmas to everyone.:-) I have a DMK 21AF04 firewire cam and it works perfectly on my old XP laptop with pcmcia card. I recently bought a win 7 laptop with 4 pin firewire. I made a `y` lead so the DMK can get its 12v power but its still not recognised when plugged in. I simply connected the 12v to the white lead going to pin 1 and used the black pin 2 connection for gnd but nothing is seen in Device manager at all. Installed the latest drivers and checked the 12v supply at the power plug I made and all seems fine its as if the camera is not getting the 12v or could it be something else please?
Thanks
Steve

Stefan Geissler
January 2, 2012, 11:46:04
Steve,

thank you for your wishes. However, maybe the polarization is wrong, so you switch +/-. The camera is protected against wrong polarisation.