You will need
- - Videotape;
- - cables to connect the player and your computer;
To record video on a VHS tape you need either two players, or player with recording function and a personal computer. In the first case, you can overwrite the information from cassette to cassette, and the second is to transfer digital information on analogue media. Stop the attention on the second option.
Select the type of connection of the computer or laptop to the TV. The possibilities of modern TV allow you to connect to them at the same time a large number of devices. Given the fact that the recording will be performed on a VHS tape, the connection can be performed via an analog channel, not digital. The recording quality will not be reduced.
Make the connection computer video card with a TV. Configure the settings for the synchronous operation of these devices. Select the desired output mode of the image. On your TV, specify the port used to output information from the graphics card to the TV display.
Connect the VCR to the TV. Usually use channels or SCART kit "tulips". Turn on VCR and insert a videotape.
Prepare the computer to playback the video. Disable all programs that can display pop-UPS. Disconnect the Internet connection and pause the antivirus SOFTWARE. Turn off the default sounds of the operating system.
Open the video player on the computer. Run the desired file. Enable recording of images with the TV screen using the remote control VCR. Try not to touch the manipulators to turn off full-screen playback mode. Wait for the end of the movie and hit the "Stop"button.
Advice 2: How to record from VCR to disc
Just a few years ago analog VCRs was in a big can. Large standard VHS tapes still have quite a lot of records. Movies, concerts, memorable moments of family life - not full list of what I would like to keep the owners of the once popular technology. They can digitize and burn to disk.
You will need
- - video capture card;
- - writable drive;
- - the software UleadVideoStudio, VirtualDub;
- - a package of codecs K-lite.
Since you're dealing with analog recording, you need to make a capture. Connect a VCR to the video capture card. Most often, the output of the VCR is connected to the entrance card, and audio out to the audio input of the sound card. It is advisable to adjust the levels.
Connect the tape recorder. With the help of attached to the capture card program to determine what the system recorded. This can be PAL or NTSC. They differ from each other as the proportions of the frame and number of frames per second, and rendering intent. To digitize to the system in which the recording on the tape. Install utilities capture card related settings.
Open the program UleadVideoStudio. It also set the information about the system. Install codec for digitization. If space on the hard disk a lot, and the entry is not very long, select the DV codec. He will give the best quality. However, it is possible that playback of the recording will have to compress. So you can immediately make a capture format mp1 or mp2. Select "Record with audio". Turn on the VCR for playback. The digitization went.
On the hard disk, you should get the file in the prescribed formats, from avi or mp. Decide on which device you are going to lose. This can be a computer, a standard or universal DVD player. For a standard record player disc standard VCD or DVD. He and the other disk that you created in the program UleadVideoStudio and record. If you want to view the footage on a computer or universal player, you can convert the file to avi format.
Note that the recording quality on the VCR is quite low, but some codec packs allow it to slightly improve. For example, the DivX5 codec allows to increase the resolution two times. Before applying you should check whether your VCR to accept this codec.
To transcode the file better the program VirtualDub. To write to the drive and the program Nero.