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Chapter 2. Installing and Setting Up > Hardware Selection and Connection

Hardware Selection and Connection

You’ll need a few additional items to transform your Macintosh into a video production studio. This section describes two possible setups. The basic system is the bare minimum required; the recommended setup is, well, highly recommended for anyone with more than a passing interest in making movies.

Basic hardware configuration

A basic hardware configuration (Figure 2.1) includes a DV camcorder or deck, a computer, and a high-resolution computer monitor. The beauty of the basic system is its simplicity: a DV camcorder connected to your Macintosh with a FireWire cable—that’s all there is to it.


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