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Digitize my home videos

  1. Sep 21, 2004 #1
    Hey guys!

    I was wondering what is the easiest/best/cheapest (I know I can only have two of the three!) method for getting home video onto my computer is?

    The video would be coming from a composite output (yellow RCA jack), and the audio would be the red/white RCA outputs.

    It doesn't have to be anything fancy, it's just old VHS tapes.

    Thank you:)
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2004
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  3. Sep 21, 2004 #2


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    Using a tv card or some other input device, you can capture directly to DVD quality mpeg2 if you have a half decent computer. I've done a few...

    TV cards or dedicated capture devices (usually USB) start at about $50 and you want to make sure you get one bundled with a decent video editor software package.
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2004
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