Re: [Nolug] Video capture from VCR to DV using a firewire or USB2 device

From: Kevin Bucknum <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 10:24:01 -0500
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Not cheap, but the ADVC-100 is on several lists as working. is one write up
on using it. For that price or alittle more you could probably get a
camcorder though.

On Thu, 22 Jul 2004 03:46:43 -0500, Ron Johnson <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Anyone know of a way to do such a thing? I've googled my fingers
> off, but nothing looks really promising.
> It needs to be an external device because my PC is SFF, and there's
> no real room for a PCI video capture card.
> (It's possible using a modern camcorder as an intermediary, but
> I'd rather connect the VCR to the external device, run start up
> a linux program, press the VCR's play button, and directly capture
> the video. But since I don't have such a camcorder, that's not
> even a work-around solution.)
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