Advice 1: How to burn a movie on a VCR

Modern digital video files can be successfully recorded on a video tape in VHS format. Of course, to implement this process, your video player must support the recording function, not only reading information.
How to burn a movie on a VCR
You will need
  • - Videotape;
  • - cables to connect the player and your computer;
  • TV.
Instruction
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Connect the VCR to the TV. Usually use channels or SCART kit "tulips". Turn on VCR and insert a videotape.
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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.
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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 connect a VCR to the monitor

Many people today use old things. Do not rush to throw your old, seemingly unnecessary video recorder. If you connect it to the monitor, you can view your favorite movies and TV shows in excellent quality.
How to connect a VCR to the monitor
You will need
  • video recorder, a monitor, a TV tuner or a standalone TV tuner, adapter, cable
Instruction
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Take the monitor (assuming the VCR you already have). If you manage to find the Multisystem model of the monitor with video input, you can connect a VCR to the monitor directly. However, most of the video inputs of monitors support only one standard and the rest are much more expensive.
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Purchase a TV tuner and install it on your computer (make it pretty easy). The system thus obtained is not the distance, that is requires turning on the computer. However, not everyone wants to watch a movie to wait for the load on the computer and constantly click the mouse.
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If the idea of charge you are not satisfied for any reason, purchase a standalone TV tuner with an RGB output to a monitor (in fact, this is a better way to connect a VCRto a monitorthan a TV tuner). External TV tuner will switch the signal from the VCR, and the control parameters in this case is remotely controlled. An additional device (itself the TV tuner) is quite compact, and doesn't, besides the problems with his purchase, usually does not happen.
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Plug the TV tuner. Each TV tuner is instruction which needs to be hooked up to the monitor and VCR. Connecting to the VCRyou have is through the adapter with three "tulips" - yellow (or S-Video), red and white. The adapter is usually sold bundled with a TV tuner.
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Purchase the cable. Supplied adapter at both ends has a connector "Tulip", but the VCR SCART requires an appropriate cable, where one side is SCART and the other – "tulips". It is bought separately (make sure that the "tulips" were not inputs and outputs).
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Turn the assembled system. Then insert the tape into the VCR and enjoy watching your favorite movie through the monitor!

Advice 3: How to record video from a VCR to a computer

In the age of digital technology, it becomes urgent question of the transfer of records from the family archive of videokasset to disk. It can be done at home. What do you need?
How to record video from a VCR to a computer
You will need
  • computer;
  • - connected the graphics card;
  • VCR;
  • - the video cable;
  • program VirtualDub.
Instruction
1
Determine the need to record audio cassettes to the disk adapter, look at purchase for them a special audiophonic.
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Connect the cable from the camera or the adapter from the VCR to the video input of the video card. Insert the audio cable into the input of your sound card. Close all programs on the computer. Turn off antivirus, go to "control Panel", select audio settings and set "Hardware acceleration" and "Quality selections" to the maximum. Run the program VirtualDub. Go to the capture mode to digitize the video. Select Capture Video, set the Frame rate – 250000. Set the value parameter of the Video buffer limit – 32, and the Audio buffer limit 10.
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Go to menu Capture/Preferences to set the video recording from VCR to computer, select the video capture device. The Default capture file select the location where will be recorded the captured file. Best to record video on a clean disk partition or the partition where the maximum amount of free space. Next, configure the video display in the center of the window save the settings. Specify, if necessary, the condition under which the video recording capture is stopped (time, file size, remaining space on the disk, the percentage of lost frames).
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Go to the Audio menu/Compression to configure the audio capture. Select codecs to compress the audio or leave the audio uncompressed. Select PCM format, 48.000 kHz, 16 bit. Configure the video capture. Enable video playback, go to Video menu/Format. In the left menu select video resolution and the right color depth. Next, set the brightness, saturation, contrast. To do this, move the sliders and see what settings suit you. Then select the codec for compression. After configuring settings, digitization of video VHS, fast-forward the video, start the capture process.

Advice 4: How to record a movie from TV to computer

In order to record television movies on computer, no need any special software to transfer video between devices. Most standard video editing software can also record movies and TV shows.
How to record a movie from TV to computer
You will need
  • - a video capture device;
  • - program for video editing.
Instruction
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Connect the AV cable to the video capture cards to audio and video connectors on the TV. If the TV is connected to the console for digital TV, connect the cable to the audio and video connectors of the console. When connecting a cable, stick with matching colors (red plug to the red connector, white to white and yellow to yellow).
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If the TV or set-top box has a S-Video port, connect the S-Video cable to this port. If the S-Video port is missing, record a video, it will be possible only by using an AV cable (albeit with some loss of quality).
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Insert the end of USB device cable capture card into a free USB port on the computeri.e. you May have to wait a few minutes until the computer recognizes the device.
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Open the video editing program that can capture video from the camera. For example, iMovie (for computers Mac), Windows Movie Maker or Adobe Premiere (for personal computers) support this option.
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Go to the File menu ("File") and select Capture (Capture) or Capture Function ("capture") on the main screen of the program for video editing. If you have a choice of capturing, select Capture From Digital Video Camera – capture with a digital camera (so the system recognizes the video capture device).
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Enter a name for the video file when prompted to do so in the editing program. Select a folder on your hard drive in order to save it a movie file.
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Click the "Start Capture"to Start capture") or Start Import to Begin the import") in the video editor. Start the screening of the film that you want to record on the computer.
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Click Stop Capture (Stop capture), when the movie is over. The video will be saved in the previously specified folder.

Advice 5: How to set laptop to connect to the TV

If you want to use the TV as an alternative to the laptop screen, then you will need an additional cable. The choice depends on the availability of specific connectors on the TV and the graphics card is mobile PC.
How to set laptop to connect to the TV
You will need
  • - video cable.
Instruction
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Usually laptops have two additional outputs: VGA and HDMI. Given the existence of a huge variety of adapters to connect the laptop to almost any modern TV. Of course, it is recommended to use a digital TV video signal transmission, because this will ensure best picture quality. Purchase a suitable set of cables and adapters.
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Connect the video card on the laptop with a selected connector on the TV. Turn on your computer and TV. Wait until the download is complete operating system. Now, open the settings menu of the TV. Select the port that you have connected to the laptop. Assign it to the primary receiver signal.
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Now open on the laptop control panel and select "appearance and personalization". Open the "Connect external display". It should be located in the menu "Display". Press the "Find" button, located next to a graphic picture of the laptop screen. Determine wait for an additional monitor.
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Now select the display which will be the main. In this case, it is recommended to use the laptop screen. Activate "Make this main display". Select synchronous operation of the TV with a laptop. If you want to get the identical image on both screens, then select "Duplicate screen".
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Typically use the setting "Extend this screen". Activation of this function enables you to simultaneously perform different tasks on the screens of TV and laptop. Note that if you followed a connection on channel HDMI-HDMI, you will need an additional cable to transfer sound to the TV. When using the HDMI channel, be sure to configure the settings for the sound adapter.
Note
Very easy connection with VGA cable to VGA, but this entrance is found only in TVs, and then not at all, but if it is, to simply connect the laptop to TV, laptop to draw a conclusion on the external display and the TV to specify the video source is VGA.
Useful advice
But how to connect laptop to TV if the LCD, for example, have hdmi, and the laptop doesn't have hdmi? Will have to find the optimal combination of connectors, and then buy a special cable with different outputs at the ends, or buy an adapter. If you do not have, not something terrible, it doesn't mean anything and depends on the cable if vga to connect the laptop to the TV, it may be just a black screen in the beginning.

Advice 6: How to connect VCR to PC

Home video archive stored on tape format VHS or VHS-C, forever lost, if not promptly take measures for its transfer to digital format. You have to slightly modify the computer and connect it to the VCR.
How to connect VCR to PC
Instruction
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To finalize, use a desktop computer, in which there is at least one free PCI slot. Buy cost of a television tuner designed to be installed in such a slot. If you are using Linux, select the tuner that is compatible with the software package V4L, but if the computer has Windows card supported by Kastor TV. In the second case, download and install this software.
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Unplug the computer and VCR. Open the cover of the machine body and install the card in a free PCI slot. Secure the Board with screw, then put the lid back on. The recorder must be disconnected from the antenna, TV and any other devices. After this, connect the body of the video recorder and computer with wire to equalize their potentials.
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For supplying a video signal use a cable that has on one side a plug type SCART or RCA (depending on which connector applied in the VCR) and on the other - RCA or BNC (depending on the connector type on-Board tuner). On the SCART connector, use the following contacts: 17 - total, 19 out video.
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Beep when overwrite will be seen by the tuner, and sound card. On the audio connector on the tuner do not pay attention - this is not the entrance and exit. From the VCR to remove the audio, use plug type RCA or SCART, from the sound card - mono plug standard Jack diameter 3.5 mm (1/8 inch). If there is no mono plug, suitable for stereo, which will need to connect the middle contact with the General. Turn it on only a microphone input - error output stage of the card may burn due to short-circuit the right channel. Apply a signal not directly but through capacitor of 0.5 UF (pre-discharged). If a VCR equipped with a SCART connector, use the following contacts: 4 General, 3 - sound output.
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After finishing the Assembly, turn on the VCR and the computer. In Linux, run xawtv, Windows - Kastor TV. Select the program low frequency input. Install the cassette and start playback on the monitor screen the image should appear, and the columns are sound. If for shooting family archive you have used the camera format VHS-C, use one of its adapters set, which is pre-install a fresh battery. In the absence of sound, start the mixer, enable the microphone input and adjust its sensitivity.
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Rewind tape to the beginning of the segment you wish to digitize, and start the program recording.
Note
Do not touch both buildings of the VCR and the computer, when they are not connected.

Advice 7: 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.
How to record from VCR to disc
You will need
  • VCR;
  • computer;
  • - video capture card;
  • - writable drive;
  • - the software UleadVideoStudio, VirtualDub;
  • - a package of codecs K-lite.
Instruction
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Useful advice
To transcode the file better the program VirtualDub. To write to the drive and the program Nero.
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