vhs camcorder to pc

  gibfish26 09 Feb 10
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hi all.
i have a old jvc camcorder which i have just dug out from back of wardrobe,charged batteries up and it is working fine,i have found a tape with my late fathers 80 birthday on it,can anyone tell me if it is possible to transfer this to my pc so i can copy it to a disc.camcorder has audio/video out connections and a editing lead/connection.your help and advice would be much appreciated.thanks.

  hastelloy 09 Feb 10

If you have a DVD recorder, the easiest way is to use this to put it on a disc. If your DVD recorder doesn't have audio/video in you can get an adaptor to connect to a scart socket click here You can then transfer it to PC for editing if needed.

  gibfish26 09 Feb 10

hi marvin42,thanks for your response,unfortuneatly i dont have a dvd recorder i already have a scart adaptor,is this the only way that it can be done.cheers.

  hastelloy 11 Feb 10

I had hoped that someone else might jump in. You could try click here for more specialised advice.

  gibfish26 11 Feb 10

hi marvin42,thanks for the link i will take a look,my son has a DVD camcorder with memory card as well,we where thinking maybe we could connect the 2 camcorders together and transfer my video to his memory card or dvd disc.we are going to give it a try at weekend.thanks.

  Kevscar1 12 Feb 10

Can you get hold of an edit lead. I used to transfer from my old JVC with no problems straight into Windows Movie Maker.

  gibfish26 12 Feb 10

hi kevscar,i have a edit lead that came with the JVC,this has a small type jack plug on both ends,how would this connect to pc,did you have same lead or did you use a adaptor of some kind.
thanks.

  Kevscar1 13 Feb 10

Mine was a firewire lead which went syraight into my comp.
is yours one of these.

click here

If so look for the corresponding port on your comp.

  gibfish26 14 Feb 10

kevscar thanks for the link,my camcorder does not have a firewire connection.it only has the jack type socket and audio/video connections.looks like mine is older model than yours.thanks.

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