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Converting VHS tapes to digital format???

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Big Dog Dad, Aug 23, 2008.


  1. Big Dog Dad

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    I'm sure this has been covered earlier, but I would like solutions with this months advances in technologies (if there are any!) I have a lot of VHS tapes from my daughter's childhood that I would like to convert to a digital format and I need suggestions on the best method and what is the best software to edit the digital file to remove dead space time, etc. I do not have a digital camcorder, but if that is the best method, I'll get one eventually. Thanks in advance!!

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  2. Colonel Klink

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  3. Thirties

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    You can buy a DVR ($150 / $275 -- with/without hard disc). These work like a VCR with programability, and a tv tuner. Make sure you choose one with a digital tuner (remember what happens on Feb 17?). Everything i've read is to avoid the combination VHS/DVR machines.

    If you are talking about a commercial movie on VHS, you will need also one of these type of things... essential.

    http://www.xdimax.com/grex/grex.html

    I have one of the model 100s here -- don't have experience with model 200:
    http://www.checkhere22.com/stabilizer/

    Check this:
    http://www.heartlandamerica.com/bro...1616-8DA0-4123-9EB3-D167A1291A12&BC=S&DL=SEH1


    Also, read this...

    http://club.cdfreaks.com/f34/vhs-dvd-format-problem-246832/

    Would someone please look at my question here on MSWord2007? Thanks.
    http://www.glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=913266
     
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