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vhs to dvd editing and capture devices

by johnny7770 / January 11, 2013 1:26 PM PST

I am looking to convert and edit old vhs tapes to dvd. What is a good inexpensive software and capture device. I am using windows xp and windows 7

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Re: vhs tapes
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 11, 2013 9:30 PM PST

What you need:
- a VHS player (I suppose) you already have that
- a DVD-recorder that can connect to your player using connections like SCART, composite or analog antenna

Seer http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olstemplatemapper.jsp;jsessionid=A7DE2B3B40BFC8FA87FFC1E4804698DD.bbolsp-app03-25?_dyncharset=ISO-8859-1&_dynSessConf=-3689904122003257422&id=abcat0102006&type=category&usc=abcat0100000&cp=1&sp=%2Bcurrentprice+skuid&nrp=15&qp=crootcategoryid%23%23-1%23%23-1~~q70726f63657373696e6774696d653a3e313930302d30312d3031~~cabcat0100000%23%230%23%23wv~~cabcat0102000%23%230%23%2322~~ncabcat0102006%23%230%23%23a&add_to_pkg=false&pagetype=listing&gf=y for example.

If you want to use your PC, you need to install a TV card that can connect to your VHS layer. It should come with software.

Kees

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(NT) Seems we were posting at the same time Kees1
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / January 11, 2013 9:32 PM PST
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