Spot on, the supplied Sont Scart Adapter is pin IN only. Good news is that fully pinned SCART adapters are widely available in most electronic (and soem supermarket) stores. Alternatively if your VCR has and AV Out socket, then just hook up the red, white and yellow cables to your VCR and the mini-jack to your TRV33 and hey Presto ...
COMPAQ something or other with 500Gb Boot Disk, 1Tb external Firewire Disk, 4Gb Memory and a super duper sound card, 19" TFT Monitor etc etc etc
Sony TRV33e : Sony TRV310e : Canon XM2
Sony Vegas Studio editions to v11
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