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Connect VHS-C camcorder to PC?

by tc22 / November 6, 2003 7:01 AM PST

I'm looking to connect my vhs-c camcorder to my dell pc, to burn tapes to DVD. Is there an adapter of some sort to connect RCA jacks to a modern pc?

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Re:Connect VHS-C camcorder to PC?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 6, 2003 7:15 AM PST

I use a few tools to do this. First off, the PC must be pretty fast (I'll write over 1GHZ) to use a card from as a video capture card. For slower machines, the Dazzle 150 or better from will do nicely.

As to making the final DVD, your DVD recorder should have a bundle of software for the final work. Be aware that patience is needed since a hour long video will take 1 hour to capture, some time to edit and some amount of time depending on the PC to prepare to record the DVD and then (finally) some minutes to record the DVD.


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Connect VHS-C Camcorder to PC
by edward07_56 / February 1, 2013 6:13 PM PST

I use AV cable to connect VHS-C camcorder to my Sony VCR. Then connect a TV cable jumper between the VCR & the USB TV Tuner plugged into my PC. Record video & audio together through Windows Media Center. Then burn recorded files onto DVD-R.

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