Oct 25

Capture MiniDV Video Via USB on Linux (Howto)

I’ve got a Panasonic PV-GS320 MiniDV camcorder I bought a few years back to try my hands on making some cool travel videos. Forward a few years and the travel video idea has gone wayside, be it because more important things have happened in my life or just because I just flat out do not have the time. However, although time has passed, something has always bothered me and never went away is the fact my camera has both firewire and usb ports and my laptop doesn’t have a firewire port so I can’t grab the few videos I did make. No problem, right? Here’s the raw video:

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