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Burn movies from vcr to dvd

by bdugan / November 5, 2005 9:59 AM PST

I would like to copy movies from vcr to comp then burn on dvd.I have no idea what to get for transfer from vcr to comp.But i do have first class dvd recorder.Is there a no brainer way to do this.

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(NT) (NT) hello...there is something called "Google"
by nerdyboy1234 / November 6, 2005 1:40 AM PST
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an option
by linkit / November 6, 2005 4:52 PM PST
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by francisr / November 7, 2005 2:49 AM PST

as linkit said, get a pinacle, i've got studio 9 with a dv 10 or a name like this.
it handles rca and svideo in and out, and also has firewire, it might cost arround 200 bucks depending where u buy it.

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by marinetbryant / November 7, 2005 7:14 AM PST
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I bought a Panasonic VHS, DVD player recorder that records to/from VHS, DVD, TV, camcorder from Crutchfield's for about $300. It also plays VHS and DVD.

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VCR tapes to External DVD burner
by geno52 / November 24, 2005 7:39 AM PST

What do I need to burn my old dvd tapes to dvd ???
I have a new Dell computer only... I would have to get the rest, the dvd burner would have to be external.
I was reading about the Pinnacle-Dazzle. & the price
doesnt seem that bad.
Any ideas out there. ????????????????

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vhs to dvd
by Ross Hunter / October 16, 2006 1:29 PM PDT


I have a computer that's 5 yrs old - Pentium III, 1000GHz.

I recently started the CNET course on converting vhs to dvd. I didn't complete it as I first had to buy and install a DVD writer, then upgrade from Win 2000 to XP.

I looked at BestBuy, but they didn't have the Studio Moviebox Deluxe Version 9.
No-one else in town seemed to have anything like it.

Then I went to Future Shop and they had the Pinnacle-Dazzle, so I bought it(CA$100).
I installed and tested it.
The reocording pauses briefly then jumps - it doesn't work consistenty.

Thinking of returning it.


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Burn VHS tapes to DVD thru PC
by geneshaneyfelt / December 11, 2007 8:59 AM PST

My computer has windows vista premium operating system with 133GB free space. I want to convert my old VHS home movies to DVD. I have my VHR. Also a DVD recorder on my computer I know that I need an external video capture device to plug into my computer via USB. My concern is as there are several on the market,each claiming to be the best! I want CNETS opinion on these devices and are they worth the investment

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You will get differing opinions
by anmor / December 12, 2007 7:57 AM PST

based on personal experience. Decide how much you want to spend and what software you want to use. Pinnacle is very popular and comes with it's own very good software but there are others that work as well.
Also you could get one with a digital tuner as well, giving you abilty to record TV as well.
I use a Compro TV capture card and I'm happy with it, Avermedia and Hauppauge also very popular.

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