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Mac 101: Connect Your Camera

Digital cameras and DV camcorders are popular peripheral devices, and having a Mac makes the results even more enjoyable. With iPhoto, you can make your great shots even more awesome and turn your so-so stuff into something stellar. And instead of subjecting your family and friends to long, drawn-out screenings of your vacation videos and home movies, you can edit your footage in iMovie to make your video more compelling.Of course, you have to import your photos and movies into your Mac first, which brings us to this lesson; learning how to connect your camera to your computer. Lucky for you, it's easy.

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ieee1394(7D)							      Devices							      ieee1394(7D)

ieee1394, firewire, 1394 - Solaris IEEE-1394 Architecture DESCRIPTION
IEEE-1394 provides a means for interconnecting devices in computer and home entertainment systems. (The IEEE-1394 architecture is also known as Firewire, an Apple Computer trademark, and i.Link, a Sony trademark). The most common IEEE-1394 devices are digital camcorders, mass-storage devices and cameras (including webcam-type devices). For more information on USB, refer to the 1394 Trade Association website at The Solaris IEEE-1394 architecture supports up to 63 hot-pluggable IEEE-1394 devices per IEEE-1394 bus. The maximum data transfer rate is 400 Mbits, depending on the capabilities of the attached device. The Solaris IEEE-1394 architecture supports devices implementing a number of different specifications. The basic behavior of the IEEE-1394 bus is described in the IEEE 1394-1995 and IEEE 1394a-2000 specifications. IEEE-1394 host controllers implementing the 1394 Open Host Controller Interface specification are supported. Camcorders implementing the IEC 61883 and 1394 Trade Association AV/C specifications are supported. Mass-storage devices implementing the ANSI SBP-2 specification are supported. Digital cameras implementing the 1394 Trade Association 1394-based Digital Camera (IIDC) specification are supported. FILES
Listed below are drivers and modules which either utilize or are utilized by the Solaris IEEE-1394 architecture. Drivers in /kernel/drv are 32 bit drivers (only). Drivers in /kernel/drv/sparcv9 or /kernel/drv/amd64 are 64 bit drivers. +--------------------------------------------------------+-------------------------------+ | SUPPORT MODULE(S) | FUNCTION | +--------------------------------------------------------+-------------------------------+ |/kernel/misc/[sparcv9|amd64/]s1394 | IEEE-1394 framework | +--------------------------------------------------------+-------------------------------+ |/kernel/misc/[sparcv9|amd64/]sbp2 | Serial Bus Protocol-2 (SBP-2) | +--------------------------------------------------------+-------------------------------+ +--------------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------+ | TARGET DRIVER | DEVICE CLASS | +--------------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------+ |/kernel/drv/[sparcv9|amd64/]s1394 | IEEE-1394 framework | +--------------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------+ |/kernel/drv/[sparcv9|amd64/]scsa1394 | mass storage class | +--------------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------+ |/kernel/drv/[sparcv9|amd64/]av1394 | camcorder (AV/C) class | +--------------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------+ |/kernel/drv/[sparcv9|amd64/]dcam1394 | digital camera (IIDC) class | +--------------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------+ +--------------------------------------------------------+----------+ | HOST CONTROLLER INTERFACE DRIVER(S) | DEVICE | +--------------------------------------------------------+----------+ |/kernel/drv/[sparcv9|amd64/]hci1394 | Open HCI | +--------------------------------------------------------+----------+ ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Architecture |PCI-based systems | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNW1394, SUNW1394h, SUN- | | |Wav1394, SUNWscsa1394, SUN- | | |Wsbp2, SUNWfwdc, SUNWfwdcu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
attributes(5), av1394(7D), dcam1394(7D), hci1394(7D), scsa1394(7D) IEEE 1394a Specification - 1394 Trade Association, 2000 IEEE 1394 Specification - 1394 Trade Association, 1995 NOTES
Booting from IEEE-1394 mass-storage devices is not supported, but may be possible if supported by the BIOS of the computer system. SunOS 5.11 30 August 2005 ieee1394(7D)

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