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December 30, 2011, 09:36:19

I cannot get my camera to be recognized by my laptop.
I tried with different power supplies at different voltagesa but without any success. Please help!

Camera model: DFK 31AF03. AS Firewire
OS: Windows XP SP2
Laptop: HP Compaq6710b (Intel Centrino Duo)
Power used: From 8 to 30 V - 1000mA

have a good day


Stefan Geissler
January 2, 2012, 10:42:27

Maybe its a problem of polarization. Therefore you may try to switch +/-. The camera is protected against wrong polarization. What is the serial number of the camera? Is the camera detected on another computer?

March 14, 2012, 19:54:57
if you want to help you give more specifications

Stefan Geissler
March 15, 2012, 08:10:42
You need an external power supply for the , because laptops do not provide power through FireWire. You may refer to: http://www.theimagingsource.com/downloads/fwacccamswopsuwp.en_US.pdf