VHS to CD???

  GregB 21:33 29 Apr 04


Is this at all possible.

I've got a collection of VHS tapes that I'd like off my desk. Can I copy them to CDRs using a CD Burner? Also, how on Earth would I coonect my Vid up to the PC, or would I need some special equipment?

Its all just a bit of an idea at the mo, and one I'm not confident of pulling off! Any help would be gratefully received!

Many Thanks


  TomJerry 21:37 29 Apr 04

Get a capture card, capture video on pc, then you can edit it and finally burn to CDs with VCD or SVCD format, better to get DVD burner for this.

  TomJerry 21:40 29 Apr 04

Leadtek Winfast TV2000 XP Expert TV/FM Tuner with Nicam Stereo and Full PVR with Direct Burn Remote and Teletext £43 click here

A very good and ease to use video editing software called "VideoStudio 7SE" will come with card.

For DVD a good dvd burner NEC 2500 £59 click here

Good priced dvd discs click here

  Dumble452 08:23 30 Apr 04

I was interested in this question and trawling the net came up with this site click here
which may be useful

  GregB 14:45 30 Apr 04

Cheers for the help guys. Just pricing up TV cards now, and I'll try and let you know how I get on!

  Stuartli 16:39 30 Apr 04


click here (software downloads)

click here (info)

  GregB 20:55 10 May 04

Cheers guys - went with the Leadtek card, which I didn't realise was recommended - budget ruled, and this seemed to come with all features too!

Just a little advice for any thinking of buying one to running through an internal aerial (i.e. not a main one! - if that makes sense), think twice, I'm now comtemplating getting a loft aerial to install at the weekend - receptions not the worst, but far from greatest - my problem though, and no reflection on the card which seems top at the moment.

Just tried recording a Video from the VCR, and I get a weird hissing noise in the background. I'm still investigating, but does anyone have any ideas?!

P.S. Looks like if I can get this working, its a perfect excuse to buy a DVD Writer (WOOHOO!) :o)

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