[MEncoder-users] vhs camera

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Fri Mar 17 15:04:44 CET 2006

On Friday, 17 March 2006 at 14:52, Heather Buch wrote:
> Hello,
>  I hope this is the right list for this question:
>  I am inheriting a VHS camera. I would like to somehow be able to connect
> this camera (not VHS tapes, but the camera itself with the little tape that
> goes inside it), and transfer my recordings to something that I can watch
> on my computer. I'm actually not even sure what file type it would be,
> perhaps AVI?
>  My system is Fedora 4 with this kernel: 2.6.15-1.1833_FC4.
>  I don't have a television, and I don't have MS Windows.
>  Could someone please advise me on what hardware and software I might
> use?  I've heard of the Hauppage WinTV USB thing, but am not sure if that
> works with Linux.

I'd recommend a regular PCI version.

>  If this is the wrong list, could someone recommend another list?

Video4Linux list might be a better option. Or any Linux hardware


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