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Sep 27, 4:13pm - #285865 
Help with video?

I have some pretty cool shit on video camera and was wondering if theres anyway of transferring it to the computer?

It records to a Hi8 tape, it also has S-video out. I have a graphics card that supports S-video.

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Sep 29, 5:14pm - #285866 
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Sep 29, 6:28pm - #285867 
what brand/model is it?

newer video cameras have a firewire (its called i.link on sony cameras) port to link it to the computer. You will get digital output and 1:1 backup if you use firewire method.

if you don't have firewire you can get a analog video capture device. Here are some http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?CatId=1428. Picture quality is lost a bit but it gets the job done.


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Sep 29, 6:30pm - #285868 
if you have a s-video out on your camera and your graphics card supports you will be fine, what you need is windows movie maker or some other editing program, these will help you capture and work with your recorded data. I'm a video major so if you have any other questions ask away

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Sep 29, 6:42pm - #285869 
Originally Posted by DisGqBoi

what brand/model is it?

newer video cameras have a firewire (its called i.link on sony cameras) port to link it to the computer. You will get digital output and 1:1 backup if you use firewire method.

if you don't have firewire you can get a analog video capture device. Here are some http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/category/category_slc.asp?CatId=1428. Picture quality is lost a bit but it gets the job done.



It's an older Sony HandyCam. It records on to a Hi8 tape. I would need to get an analog video capture device like you stated above. But, since I have a graphics card that supports S-video, I should be able to capture it through Windows Movie Maker like sickcelica696 said. I'll give it a try and let you guys know... Thanks again thumbsup

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Sep 29, 7:10pm - #285870 
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
if you have a s-video out on your camera and your graphics card supports you will be fine, what you need is windows movie maker or some other editing program, these will help you capture and work with your recorded data. I'm a video major so if you have any other questions ask away


Well, I connected the S-video cable from the video camera to the S-video port on the graphics card. Rebooted, started Windows Movie Maker and I can't get my recorded video.

Did I miss something?

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Sep 29, 7:15pm - #285871 
DisGqBoi:

I looked at the analog video capture devices and don't know which one to get tongue

What would you recommend?

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Sep 29, 7:16pm - #285872 
what kind of graphics card do you have, i think some cards have only out for s-video but im not sure.


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Sep 29, 7:18pm - #285873 
It's a Nvidia GeForce FX 5200

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