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I have a Sony handycam DCR - HC96.I want to use it as an

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I have a Sony handycam DCR - HC96.
I want to use it as an interface to dub VHS tapes to my PC using an iLink cable
According to my owner's manual, in the LCD touch screen P-MENU, under the STANDARD SET menu, there should be an option for A/V to DV OUT. However, my device does NOT show this option in the touch screen. I cannot find the option under the other menu folders, either.
It should be an option with this model (HC96). Why would it be "missing"?
All the necessary cables are connected, and I have a firewire card installed in my PC.
Thanks for any help you can provide.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Martin replied 1 year ago.
Hi. This video guide might help you (same model as you have):
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This did NOT answer my question. Please read my statement carefully. I have the correct model of Sony camera (HC96), which should have an A/V - DV OUT setting in the STANDARD menu, but it does NOT show up when I scroll through the various options.
Expert:  Martin replied 1 year ago.
I don't have one at hand to test various thing that could cause what you experience. Do you have the dock connected like in the video? Perhaps it is contextual to its presence.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I solved the issue on my own. Thanks for your time.