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black and white recording

by musclechet / December 13, 2008 2:51 PM PST

im trying to convert my vhs to dvd.
when i play my vhs on vcr it is in color
when i try to capture it on pc thru a capture card the movie appears in black and white
how can solve this

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When that happened to me
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 14, 2008 12:31 AM PST

I had multiple solutions.

1. I used another capture card.
2. I piped the video through a VCR and then to the PC.
3. I taped the video on VHS, then played it to the PC.

There are some that will not accept workarounds.

Today I have a fourth option. I can put it directly to DVD with my DVD recorder then put the DVD into the PC and rip it there.

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Try a tape that you recorded yourself and see;
by ahtoi / December 14, 2008 1:31 PM PST

Sometime that's how commercial tapes look (in black and white) because it's copy protected.

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