Video Capture from VHS
Posted on 2008-10-03
This question is similar to one posed earlier, but as I couldn't solve the problem with the help provided, I'm trying again.
I'm trying to capture video from old VHS tapes. The VHS player is Sharp VC-M26. I'm using Pinnacle Studio MovieBox 510 USB with Pinnacle Studio version 11 as software, fresh from the box. I have tried capturing on two different PC computers, one laptop. Both should have a graphics card and both have Windows XP with either service pack 2 or 3.
The problem is that when I try capturing, the preview window stays blank and nothing is stored in the file. I have tried all imaginable combinations of settings and wires, s-video and composite. Sometimes the program complains about not being able to detect a video source, but even when it doesn't, there is no preview and nothing stored in the capture file.
Getting pretty desperate here - what can I do?