have you onboard Fire Wire - IE on the Motherboard, or do you have a seperate capture Fire Wire Card ?
I ask this as i have had problem with on board fire wire, the fix is too Disable on board and to buy a PCI capture card.
It worked for me in High Def
Live from Norwich !
Sony PC1000E ( Stopped working after 13months)
Sony HDR-HC3 4Mega Pixels High Def Mini DV Broke
Canon HF 10 - Broke
Waiting for the Sony HDR-GW55VE
Avid Studio, + Pinnacle Studio14, Win7 64bit 12 GIG memory, Nvidia GTX590, twin 3D display, 2Terrabyte HD