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Best Video Capture device for copying old 8mm videotapes?

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by ktlogan1981, Mar 30, 2019.

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  1. ktlogan1981

    ktlogan1981 Thread Starter

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    I recently bought the Elgato Video Capture device to copy some videotapes to my computer. Unfortunately I had issues with it and I will be returning it. The videotapes seem to work just fine if they are viewed through the camcorder itself or if the camcorder is connected to a TV. But when I had the camcorder hooked to the Elgato device the picture on the Elgato software would be really choppy, would turn blue occasionally, and sometimes drop out totally, with a "no signal" message on the screen. I tried using two different sets of (composite) A/V cables and the problem was there with both cables. Can anyone recommend a product that doesn't have these issues? Or is there something that I am doing wrong that I can remedy? Thank you.
     
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    I use Hauppaug in W7 ..... What OS ???
     
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