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What is your favorite way to convert analog to digital

by bagels56 / October 29, 2004 8:39 AM PDT

I want to start to edit my 8mm video. Dell reccomended pinnacle products but online evaluations have been unfavoralble. It sounds like a lot of people like Canopus ADVC100 or a happague card. What are your experiences

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Re: What is your favorite way to convert analog to digital
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 29, 2004 8:49 AM PDT

I used the Dazzle products and like that for the USB 2.0 devices you don't open the machine, but for 50 bucks the Hauppauge or ATI TV and capture cards are too cheap to ignore and do a good capture.

To place the video on DVD I use the software bundled with the DVD recorder.

Bob

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Re: What is your favorite way to convert analog to digital
by Art / October 29, 2004 11:33 AM PDT

Just say Pinnacle is not enough; I have a couple pinnacle program when I first do video stuffs a year or so ago. Needless to say..it was useless. What ever you use, I think USB2 is a must. I am personally uses Adaptec "dvd media center" USB2. It came with Sonic MyDVD software. If I were starting from scratch now, I would problaly get a Plextor unit with Divx encoding.

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