Exporting to Tape cs4

I can't figure out what I am doing wrong (need step by step please)....
sony HDR-HC5E
I can capture...all good.
timeline/sequence...file export to tape..render..
It seems like it is all good to go..
renders great.
camera ready
Screen goes blue on camera... sound recorded on second attempt.
But no footage.
what settings should i change.
Cheers

to add further info.
In capture window
Capture settings
DV
DV Capture Preview settings
preview Video on desktop box ticked & preview audio on desktop box ticked
During Capture
preview Video on desktop box ticked & preview audio on desktop box ticked
is this whats wrong
cheers

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