Video Tapes to DVD

  jim63 21:52 24 Jul 08

I would like to have a go at copying video tapes to dvd using my pc. I use Vista would this be suitable:- DAZZLE DIGITAL VIDEO CREATOR 90 VIDEO EDITING SUITE.

  bebbo 22:19 24 Jul 08

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looks like you found the right bit o kit

  peter99co 22:21 24 Jul 08

If it says on the box it is Vista compatable then it should do the job. I think the burn times can be a bit long so do some more checking before you go for it.

  eedcam 22:32 24 Jul 08

Better off using or getting a dvd recorder and using that

  woodchip 22:48 24 Jul 08

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I use one

  peter99co 10:59 25 Jul 08

I went for a DVD recorder that also has a VCR built in and can record from tape to dvd and dvd from tape. BUT some dvd recording will not play on the pc/laptop even when finalized. Do not seem to have a problem if I use RW discs.

  woodchip 14:12 25 Jul 08

Got your Mail. I have only used this on XP so no Idea if it works with Vista

  pj123 15:04 25 Jul 08

I use Dazzle Fusion USB capture unit:

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I have already transferred all my Beta tapes to DVD and am now in the process of transferrng my VHS tapes.

I don't use the Pinnacle Studio software that came with the unit as it takes too long (7 hours for a 3 hours tape) and also the sound sync is out by about 2 seconds.

I use MyDVD:

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I don't have version 10 but my version (5.4) does the same job and a lot quicker than Pinnacle Studio.

Although it takes the length of the tape to capture in the first place it doesn't very long to process and I always make an mpeg file and then use Nero to burn it to DVD.

  jim63 17:09 25 Jul 08

Would i be able to use this DAZZLE DIGITAL VIDEO CREATOR 90 with Vista. Could I get a driver or whatever to be able to use it with Vista 32

  Starfox 17:24 25 Jul 08

Unless they have improved them in the last few years I really wouldn't bother with the Dazzle. Its a while since I used mine because it takes at least 4 hours to convert each hour of tape, I ended up throwing the thing away.

Far better to buy a vcr/dvd combi as suggested by eedcam, that's what I did eventually.

  woodchip 19:08 25 Jul 08

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