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Cheap but tricky,
I purchased this to try to capture some old VHS tapes and then burn to DVD. The instructions are awful. Since my old VCR can only reproduce a maximum of 270 lines, I did the following: Load the Easycap driver on my XP machine. Insert the Easycap into a USB 2.0 port (without the extension). Go to System in Control Panel and Hardware and locate Imaging device and insure that it is there. Next (don't even load their old software) run Windows Movie Maker, click capture device, go to camera settings and make sure you have NTSB-m selected. Next click video settings (I used 320x240 good enough for my VHS), and continue following instructions to capture your movie.
Note: I did NOT get this to work on my Vista machine!
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Initial post: Nov 7, 2009 12:31:59 AM PST
D. Brooks says:
My computer runs Vista and it works well with it.
In reply to an earlier post on Oct 16, 2010 10:01:38 AM PDT
hooty hoo says:
i have a beta unit in good condition going to transfer to dvd using windows xp home edition computer
Posted on Apr 14, 2011 1:39:00 AM PDT
Mark Carlson says:
I got a question, would you be able to use this to hook a XBOX360 upto a Laptop? O.o i NEED to know ASAP!! :(
In reply to an earlier post on Apr 14, 2011 5:42:24 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 14, 2011 5:44:07 AM PDT
D. L R says:
It sounds like you want to transfer something from (to) xbox to (from) laptop. This device is used to capture video (composite yellow cord) from an older device (camera, TV, VCR). If you have composite video out on your xbox, yes you can use it to "capture" a video file. An easier way may be to directly connect the xbox and laptop. I'm not familiar with the I/O connectors on a xbox.
In reply to an earlier post on Apr 15, 2011 4:53:20 PM PDT
Hi, I hate to ask such a stupid question but do you plug the cords into the 'input' or 'output'? I'll be using it on my vcr. Thanks so much. :o)
In reply to an earlier post on Apr 15, 2011 5:11:32 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 15, 2011 5:14:31 PM PDT
D. L R says:
The OUTPUT of your VCR (yellow) is connected to the Easycap yellow for the video and the corresponding red & white for stereo audio (just use white left for mono). Good luck.
In reply to an earlier post on May 28, 2011 10:54:36 PM PDT
I agree, it does not work on Vista ! I will be trying to return this product (which could be a FAKE of the real EZcap) !!!
Posted on May 31, 2011 5:33:16 AM PDT
Verified Purchaser says:
Thanks! AMCap worked great. I had to use the #2 Video port to get it to work for some reason.
In reply to an earlier post on Jul 12, 2011 8:14:18 PM PDT
Iris Flores says:
hey you will have a big hard time hooking this up at the end it will not let you upload and it takes a very long time
Posted on Jul 14, 2011 6:52:41 PM PDT
hooty hoo says:
need help purchased ion vcr2pc machine and puled the usb port in to my dell desk top has xp os to burn old vhs movies dvd drivers wont load and windows message said somthing is wrong with the usb port what can i do to make it work darryl