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Old 12-07-2003, 12:15 PM   #1
Multra Corakus
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Question Good video capture card for Linux? (VHS->digital)


I am planning to run Suse 9.0 and am wondering if anybody out there knows of any good video capture card solutions (converting VHS to digital) that work under this distro. A good pro card would do nicely and price is not too much of an issue. Thanks!
 
Old 12-07-2003, 04:01 PM   #2
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Should help
http://www.nmt.edu/~kscott/video/
http://www.dvdrhelp.com/capturecards.php
In the second link, scan the 'Compatibility' section. About 7-8 have Linux listed.

R.O.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 03:48 AM   #3
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I am in the same position as Multra.

Does anyone have a favorite card? Why? I would love to setup a PC in my living room using MythTV but have no idea which is the best card to choose.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 09:09 AM   #4
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Thanks for the links! The Canopus ADVC-100 is looking good, and it's in my price range. Is anyone here using this card? It looks like it's been getting some good user reviews. It also comes with a DV converter which is what I'm also looking for so I can start putting my VHS on DVDs.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 10:19 PM   #5
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Canopus ADVC-100 may not work in LINUX so you may have to use VMware to get all the features that Canopus ADVC-100 has.

pandasuit, any capture card that Video 4 Linux supports.
 
Old 12-10-2003, 05:18 PM   #6
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Thanks for the info.
 
  


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