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|FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) - Pre-buying USB capture device|
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What is the device for?
The USB device allows you to connect your camera to a PC, watch it live and allow you to edit and export your movies.
Yes you will need a computer to be able to record, edit and covert your movies.
We have both PC and Mac versions of the device. Please ensure that you get the right one. The device uses a USB 2 port. Most computers upto 5 years ago have USB2 ports so this is fine. The device can be used on a PC, laptop or ebook.
Yes it records video and audio at full audio from most cameras.
Yes it can. Just as long as the camera has RCA/Phono plugs (Same AV plugs that fit into your TV) or S-Video plugs then it will be ok. The device can record PAL (European standard TV format) or NTSC formats (European standard TV format).
What you get is a USB device and editing software, allowing you to record, edit and export your creations.
The USB capture device is useful to be able to see the video live on your PC. It comes with software, allowing you to record, edit and export your footage to DVD or video files to the internet.
Most computers don’t have the ability to connect camera cables directly to the computer. The USB device is needed to convert the signal to a computer signal easily and quickly.
All you have to do is find a USB socket on your PC that is free. Just install the software and plug in the device. The device should be recognised. All you then do is plug the end of the cable from your wired or wireless camera into the device. Use the software to record the live footage to your PC. You then can edit and save (export) your movies into many formats.
It is quite easy to install and does not require you to take your PC to bits. All you do is install the software, plug in the device, plug your camera into the device.
Capturing or recording video with the device is relatively easy. However, like with all technical devices, it may take a little bit to get use to. What we suggest is try to read as much information about the software. Write down key tasks and just experiment. This makes things a lot easy for you.
Once you have recorded the clips onto your PC. All you have to do is use the tools in the software to trim the footage into clips. Once you have a series of clips all you have to do is drag the clips onto a time line. You can add fades and captions between clips. When you export the clips, the software glues all the clips, fades and captions together into one movie. You can then burn a CD, DVD, VCD with the software.
Yes you can. Once you have installed the other software with drivers, the device should be picked up by other software on your computer.
The device can record in AVI and MPEG1 and MPEG2 format with support for many compression technologies (Codecs).
NTSC 160x120 pixels to 720 x 480 pixels
NTSC – 30 frames per second
There are many formats including: AVI-MPEG4, AVI-DIVX, MP4 – MPEG4(IPOD), GP-MPEG4, PSP-MPEG4, MOV-MPEG-4. On the PC, the software includes BLAZE, a file converting software, allowing you to convert video easily to many formats.
Yes the software is perfect for this and is very easy to use.
Yes you can. All you have to do is save your file as an AVI or MPEG and then go to youtube.com and upload your video clips easily.
Yes you can. You can record live TV, video cameras, games machines etc. In fact many use the device to convert old VHS tapes to DVD. If you want to connect the device to a TV, you may need a scart to phono connector (With video out signal).
More FAQ's coming soon.
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