Help, I have several old tapes of my kids when very young from a long defunct camcorder. My problem is I can't record them too my HDD I have a Nvdidia 5700X Ultra G card Which has no input facilty and a Hauppage Nova-T-USB2 that only has RF (Aerial)connection but won't tune to the VCR. The last remaining VCR that I have only has Scart and RF connections, can anyone suggest a method of connecting the VCR to the computer, once the video is there I don't have a problem. Would appreciate any advice either software or hardware based.
If you can change the RF output channel on the VCR then change it to one in the range of TV broadcasts - somewhere between channels 21 and 69. I set the output on my VCR to channel 44 then tuned the TV card to channel 44 and it was fine.
For about £180 you can now get a VCR to DVD player from any of the high street stores, Curry's etc. A friend has one and he is busy copying all his home video on to dvd's that way as he does not have a computer. He simply transfers all his camcorder tapes to VHS and then to dvd. He is a technophobe and even he finds it easy. I setup the machine for him and it took me 10 mins from opening the box to having found all tv chanels and making the first dvd. Hope this helps.
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