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I have a Sony DCR-VX2100 and i no longer have a computer with a firewire port for transferring video to my computer. I have a laptop with only usb. Could i use a USB to IEEE1394 4 pin firewire to transfer videos from my camera to my laptop.

This one perhaps:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/3x-6-1-8m-US...ht_1583wt_1270
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Actually, those cable won't work. You can't just convert USB signal to Firewire signal.
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yea these are not known to work at all. I suggest you get firewire on your computer somehow. it might be tougher on a laptop, im not a laptop person so i cant help you.

but i will simply add in agreement that the cable you linked will not work. i have never met someone or seen one that actually worked.

if its firewire 800 its much faster than usb anyway and will make you happier
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Pickup a cheap PCI-->Firewire.
    
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