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Mr Sprout
Stupid Brit
Stupid Brit

Joined: 25 Jan 2005
Location: New GT: Schlapskie

PostPosted: Mon Jun 27, 2005 11:28 pm    Post subject: Video capture device database *Please contribute!* Reply with quote
I thought i'd try to solve many of the questions in this forum by putting together a database of video capture devices, please contribute to this and it will grow into a very useful resource for the future, here's the layout you should use for your entrys.

Use this layout:

*Capture Device Brand, Name and Model Here*


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: *info here*
Firewire or USB: *info here if applicable*
Capture resolution: *info here*
Sound Capture: *Yes or No*
Compatibility: *PC, Mac or Both?*
Price: *info here*


A little about my Device
*Here write a short paragraph about your card, e.g:
My card is white and sleek and sits on my desk nicely, it was expensive but has great quality, although sometimes it leaves a horizontal green line in my recordings. It sits nicely on my desk and takes up little room. It's perfect for laptops. (You might also want to include a picture of your device here, thumbnail links only please! You could also include a video demonstrating it's capture quality)*


Pros
*Give a vertical list highlighting all the good points about your capture device*


Cons
*Give a vertical list highlighting all the bad points (if any) about your capture device*


Notes
*Write down any notes about your device you think people should know about, e.g:
"My device came with free editing software, a spare USB cable and one years free tech support."
You could also post links to any movies you made using your capture card here.*

Exclamation Please contribute to this, following the exact layout I have set before you. The Main title is size 16, the subtitles are all size 14 and the other writing is the default size. The colors used are Brown, Blue, Green, Red and Purple. This could become a very useful resource so please contribute info on your device! Exclamation


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Default

Joined: 11 Mar 2005
Location: Default www.spazzymgee.com

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Good idea, Sprout. Hopefully this keeps things a bit more organized. You should replace 'Good things about my device' and 'Bad things about my device' with 'Pros' and 'Cons' Wink I'll write a review once I order the Canopus ADVC 110.
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Dark Spartan

Joined: 06 Feb 2005
Location: Monkeying about

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Yay, I'm the first one to do this!

*Dazzle DVC 80*


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB 1.1 or better
Capture resolution: 320 x 240
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: $69.99 (I think, it might be $79.99)


A little about my Device
It's black, and takes up little room, about as big as my wallet, and lightweight. It accepts AV plugs and S-Video. Use it with an Intel Celeron processor or better. You can use it with the capture function of Windows Movie Maker, and it saves in a handy .wmv format.


Pros
Saves in easy format
Easy to use
Cheap
Takes up little room
Cool black color
Great overall performance

Cons
Took me a while to figure out how it worked.


Notes
Normal AV plugs will not stay attached, use the ones with prongs, like the Xbox's AV cables. It also comes with editting software, called Pinnacle Studio.


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Turmolt

Joined: 14 Feb 2005
Location: I gots me a Xbox 360 =D

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Dazzle 150 DVC

Pros
-Amazing Quality
-Easy to use
-Easy to setup
-Easy and quick access when needed

Cons
-Kinda bigish
-Took me a bit to get setup


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB
Capture resolution: High
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: 150$


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Ancient Warrior

Joined: 30 Apr 2005
Location: Relaxing in Zen Garden

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Dark Spartan, Where did you get your capture card?
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Dark Spartan

Joined: 06 Feb 2005
Location: Monkeying about

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
I picked it up from Best Buy's website.

www.bestbuy.com

I think it was under Video Editting Cards.
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DiehardSouljah

Joined: 22 Feb 2005
Location: falling

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:37 am    Post subject: simple Reply with quote
>>>>XIG<<<<


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: *um..........internal*
Firewire or USB: *niether its ethernet*
Capture resolution: *all i know is that it captures more frames then a normal card it is straight from the xbox graphics card i also can bump up the frame rate and get bungie quality pics
Sound Capture: *Yes*
Compatibility: *Both*
Price: *free*


A little about my Device
*it rocks*


Good points about my Device
*its free
it apture straight from xboxs graphics ard*


Bad points about my Device
*a 20 second video is a 127,133kb avi file no joke*


Notes
you need some way of getting the biose on to your xbox and you can get that info in the normal place

examples: um some low quality pics for my site http://hackinhavok.com/userfiles/XIG/indexer.php

o i know im missing a lot of c's above because my keyboard is messed up
o yeah ill be posting a 5 sec video clip hopegully it will be kinda small


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I was drunk at 4

Joined: 03 Mar 2005
Location: In your pants

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
*Don't post if you don't have a capture card! If you do have one then take some time to follow the exact layout instead of leaving half of it out. Please, some of you are just leaving links to a store*


Exclamation Hauppauge WinTV-GO Exclamation


Device Tech Specs

Internal or External: Internal
Firewall or USB: Firewall
Capture Resolution: 320 x 240
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: I got it for only $17.99 on Froogle


A Little About My Device

Even though it is able to capture sound, you won't be able to capture sound from your X-Box because it only captures sound through a cable wire. In order to capture sound you would have to convert a two head phono end (red & white) to a one head phono end (like the plug for a pair of head phones). You could plug your sound into your mic slot in your computer which almost every computer has. As for everthing else, you get a lot out of the price, especially because of the AMAZING quality. I use and ever-lasting free trial of "Blaze Media Pro" to capture.


PROS

    -CHEAP
    -Captures amazing quality
    -Internal so you never have to deal with it

CONS

    -Internal so hard to install
    -Not compatible with a Mac
    -Internal so you need a driver software for installation

Notes
It is factory direct so it doesn't come with anything but all you need realy is a installation driver (which you could find at the companies web-site), a recording software (search "Blaze Media Pro" on google, and a movie editing software (Windows Movie Maker works fine). Here are some movies I made with this capture card =
-Halo Hilton (putfile)
-Another Johnson Reunion Tour (Mythica)
-Super Johnson (Putfile)
-100 Oddballs (Putfile)
-When William 1694 Got Banned (Putfile)
-The Truth, "I Was Drunk At 4" is gay (a revenge skit based on me) (Putfile)
-My apologies to William 1694 (Putfile)

PS. - MrSprout, now that you're a moderator, press that 'X' button next to some of these pointless replies Idea


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flechette
speedrunning ogre
speedrunning ogre

Joined: 02 Sep 2004
Location: NY! Long Island.

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
*TTOM878A CX878A Chipset PCI FM/TV Tuner Capture Card*
*(In other words, hella generic!)

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Capture resolution: NTSC: Max (640x480), 1/2 (320x240), 1/4 (160,120) | Pal: Max (704,576), 1/2 (352,288), 1/4 (176,144)
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: $28.00 (+$4 S&H)


A lot about my Device
Basically this is the cheapest most versatile card I could find, and it's been wonderful for me. Most all of the videos I've shown have been in 320x240 format, with the brightness bumped up (because it kills my eyes to play in with the brightness at normal levels X|). The card will capture at your desktop gamma, and won't change your desktop gamma back after you're done using it. Also, the software included is really nice in that it will let you resize the capture window to just about whatever you want it to be, and you can also view the capture window full-screen. Read the product information for all the fun details.

http://www.censuspc.com/product.php?productid=1612&cat=163&page=5


Pros
It's internal.
It's hella cheap (32 bucks total).
The software included isn't half bad.
Tons of features (FM radio? wtf.)

Cons
Finding drivers is NOT easy.
My version of the drivers included (now a few revisions old) were a bisonskie to install. Once they are though, they work fine.
No auto-compression. Saves captures raw, which is good for editing purposes but bad on hard drive space.


Notes
No included editing software, but then again, that's what VirtualDub and MovieMaker are for. This card has been trouble free for god... nearly a year now, and every single video you've seen from me came from it. Editing was done in VirtualDub, so if the quality was crud, it's my fault, not the cards, as the card can capture full screen uncompressed video just about flawlessly. A slow/old harddrive may hinder the capture process, resulting in lost frames (and hence out-of-synch audio/video), but it's nothing that can't be overcome. This is by far the best solution for video capture needs for gamers who don't wanna blow tons of money on a card used just to capture tricks :P Again, click below to see the specs. This is the SAME EXACT LINK I used to purchase my card (because it IS the same card).

http://www.censuspc.com/product.php?productid=1612&cat=163&page=5
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Fortune

Joined: 14 Dec 2004

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
*Dazzle DVC 90*


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB
Capture resolution: MPG 1: 352x240,MPG 2:352x480,480x480,720x480,AVI: Any
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: Windows
Price: $90


A little about my Device
This capture card is Blue,external,and has YRI input as well as S-Video.You can capture either from a VCR or a Video Camera.There is a USB plugin that is pretty long and extends JUST the right length across my wall.My card was expensive but has great quality, although sometimes it leaves a horizontal green line in my recordings.


Good points about my Device
-Has MPG 1-2 and AVI recording.
-Free editing program included.
-Excellent capture quality.
-Almost as easy as plugging in your Xbox.
-Has S-Video input.


Bad points about my Device
-REQUIRES a USB 2.0 port.
-Only works with Windows.
-One of the install discs is a DVD.
-Takes about a half-an-hour to install(but easy)


Notes
"My device came with free editing software,free DVD making software with a HUGE instrunction manual,has a ~6 ft cable coming from the PC giving good length from to the Xbox or VCR."


Videos
Arm Spawning:http://ducain.org/hihforum/viewtopic.php?t=43095
Grenade Jumps*TEASER*:http://ducain.org/hihforum/viewtopic.php?t=40640

-Fortune090
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Snow Rider221

Joined: 03 Apr 2005
Location: XBL : SnowRider221

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
*Dazzle DVC 90*

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: external
Firewire or USB: firewire
Capture resolution: High
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: RC and Mac
Price: I got mine for $65.00


A little about my Device
Looks really cool, its kind of metallic blue and sparkely... Very Happy It captures really good adio and video and it is external and has a pretty long cord so you dont need to have your computer too close to your xbox... I run mine through a VCR, so i can record off of my T.V. and not have to watch on a tiny little screen. Ya, its really good!!


Good points about my Device
I listed most of them above...

Bad points about my Device

Uh... no problems so far... It's Perfect!!!

Notes

Comes with pretty good software, however i use my Adobe Premiere. It's in my oppinion the best cap card for under $100.00
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Spacemarine

Joined: 25 Jun 2005
Location: Sunny Califorina!

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
*ATI TV Wonder Pro*

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewall or USB: Firewall
Capture Resolution: 720x480
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: $70.00 with a 30$ rebate at Bestbuy

A Little About My Device
Pros
Very cheap with great resolution and easy to install.

Cons
Recording at Mpeg-1 is a bit high for Adobe so it lags a bit.
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pickledSword

Joined: 05 Mar 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
ATI TV Wonder VE Remote Control Edition

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: N/A
Capture resolution: 320x240
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: $50-100


A little about my Device
This is a great, cheap card. had it for a year, hasnt crashed on me ONCE. The capture resolution is low, but it looks great.


Good points about my Device
> cheap
> reliable
> looks great
> internal

Bad points about my Device
> [none really]
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Samusaaron3

Joined: 25 Feb 2005
Location: Somewhere...

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
*LifeView FlyVideo 2000*

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: N/A
Capture resolution: 320x240, 352x240, 640x240, 640x480, 720x480
Sound Capture: Yes, mono
Compatibility: PC
Price: $44.99

A Little About My Device
The LifeView FlyVideo 2000 is a PCI card. It has inputs for S-Video, Coaxial, RCA Audio and Video, and an antenna for a remote that comes the capture card. It also has an audio out that goes into the computer's audio in.

Good Points About My Device
Comes with a remote, easy to use, many different inputs.

Bad Points About My Device
Only in mono, bad picture capture (snapshots), bad audio quality, so-so video quality.

Notes
If you're going for very good quality, don't get this card. If you are just making trick movies, its fine.

Sample movie:Mythica Link

Where to buy:Fry's Outpost Link
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fluffmiester

Joined: 25 Dec 2004
Location: Finding the "Soldering Iron of Justice"

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
ATI 9600 All-In-Wonder (128mb)


Specs:
Internal or External-Internal
Firewire or USB-N/A
Capture Resolution-Unknown, but very high quality
Sound Capture-Yes
Compatibility-PC
Price- $199

Little info:
Great card, good for casual PC gamers too, when you record, your resolution drops slightly but the video being captured is excellent looking. Supports Analog, Composite, and S-Video inputs. Comes with an adapter for Composite (even though box doesn't say that).

Good Points:
-Great Video Quality
-Great Sound Quality
-Records in many formats (MPEG-2, AVI, etc.)

Bad Points:
-Super fast motion will get some slight blurring
-Sometimes the video will have some lines in it (but it happened only once and never came back)
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trigger119

Joined: 10 Jan 2005
Location: haloTV.net, Treeskunk.com

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:26 am    Post subject: Re: Video capture device database *Please contribute!* Reply with quote
Dazzle DVC 90


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB 2.0
Capture resolution: up to 720x480
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: $100-120


A little about my Device
My Dazzle DVC 90 is blue, and takes up little space. My computer is next to my TV/Xbox so theres little space for the Dazzle to even take up. It's compact and easy to take with you. A vid of quality example can be found here- http://www.putfile.com/media.php?n=fallofthecovenant-153
My Dazzle-


Good points about my Device
-Space saver
-Great capture quality
-Comes with free editing/capture software
-Easy to set up/use
-Good price

Bad points about my Device
-Some have problems with audio/video capture(not me)
-Not the best quality

Notes

My device came with free editing software.
My movies made with the Dazzle DVC 90 can be found here-
http://hboforerunners.com/e107_plugins/custompages/trigger.php
My Halo 2 Movie Tips(has Dazzle DVC 90 tips as well) Content Page-
http://www.highimpacthalo.org/content.php?xbox&halo&topic=158
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God_Squad

Joined: 04 May 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
*ATI ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 SERIES*


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: N/A (Its s-video, composite, and ant)
Capture Resolution: 320x240
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: $199.00 Shocked

A Little More About My Device
Comes with ATI Radeon 9800 Graphics card. Has everything you ever need for multimedia purposes!

Good Points About My Device
Very good quality. Easy setup (plug Xbox composite cables into box and you're ready.)

Bad Points About My Device
Expensive. Big file size (can be tweaked.) Confusing to export video. Sound is bad unless connected to sound card.



Notes
Sample vid
This is a vid without the sound card attached, just so you can see, erm, HEAR.
BTW, it's a nice stick aint it? I suprised my self.
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Viral Smack

Joined: 02 Feb 2005
Location: XBL: Viral Smack

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Dazzle digital video creater 803



Device Tech Specs

External Device

Capture resolution: (unavailable)

Sound: yes

Compatability: PC

PRICE: 69.99 (bestbuy)



A little more about my device:

It comes with Pinnicle Quick Start! Great for editing movies, in three easy steps! Graphics are good if they are on highest quality. Great Buy! Good starter for your halo movies.


Good Points about my device:

Great Quality
Sound Capibility
Cheap...
Easy to setup

Bad points about my device:

Not the best graphics (ok for glitches)
Doesn't come with the "best" software
External (easy to loose, not attached to PC)


Notes

Great Buy! Recommended ++
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From Lag Studios

Joined: 22 Mar 2005
Location: In the barn behind the almighty "ZOLTAN's" house

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 2:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
TTOM878A CX878A Chipset PCI FM/TV Tuner Capture Card

Specs
Internal or External: Internal, PCI
Capture resolution: NTSC: Max (640x480), 1/2 (320x240), 1/4 (160,120) | Pal: Max (704,576), 1/2 (352,288), 1/4 (176,144)
Sound Capture: Yes, but i tried it only once....
Compatibility: PC Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
Price: $28.00 (+$4 S&H)
LINK: http://www.censuspc.com/product.php?productid=1612&cat=163&page=5


Some things about it:
one of the cheapest things that i could find that could work on my VERY crappy computer. I was running windows 98 when i first got this, but i was forced to upgrade to XP. Drviers come with the chip, on a lil disc. There is a capture program on the disc, but take it from me, unless you like 3 minute long, 800mb, movie files...dont use that capture program. I use windows movie maker...it works PERFECTLY....the only problem is, the video quality drops during file size reduction...casue my movies are always long...i dunno when to push stop..


Pros:
It's internal, so no xtra wires...damn wires...
It is affordable...and i think they take paypal!
I got a remote and a radio with it...why do i need a radio? Maybe ill take radio audio and put it in a movie...seeing how i only get spanish music for my Mexican Self...(OMG!! Foreshadowing!!!)
Drivers are on the Disc

Cons
Software included SUCKS ANAL SEEPAGE
Took me a lil bit to install, just casue i had to re-install the drviers, after upgrading...yes, OS designated Drivers..
HUGE froodlenutzkie FILE SIZES!!!! JESUS CHRIST!!! HAVE YOU NO MERCY!?!?!


Notes:
I bought this card casue i dont have tons of money, i DEFINTITLY dont have a good computer, and i like internal computer parts...as does my girlfriend, who helped me decide on getting it...shes always right...


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B_SiK

Joined: 15 Jun 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 2:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Dazzle 150 DVC

Pros
-Amazing Quality
-Easy to use
-Easy to setup
-Easy and quick access when needed

Cons
-Nice look, But huge like a modem
-Took me a bit to get setup


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB
Capture resolution: High
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: 150$
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petin

Joined: 28 Nov 2004

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 2:35 am    Post subject: My capture card Reply with quote
Pinnacle Systems PCTV Deluxe Tuner and Video Capture Card


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: external
Firewire or USB: USB
Capture resolution: Not entirely sure
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: 60 bucks


A little about my Device
My card is good for recording any TV or gaming device, and the resolution may not be directly perfect to the xbox, but its close enough so that you wouldnt be able to really tell unless you were trying to notice.


Good points about my Device
It is great for recording, and is easily pluged in and activated.


Bad points about my Device
It can freeze, and sometimes it does it randomly.

Notes
My capture card doe not go insinc with the connection, so splitter cables are needed to record.
It came with Capturing software, but no editing softwhere.


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DominoEffect

Joined: 28 Jan 2005
Location: Hanging out with POTS and KORHAL in the Index chamber

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 2:37 am    Post subject: Re: Video capture device database *Please contribute!* Reply with quote
ATI TV Wonder Pro


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: n/a
Capture resolution: Best quality possible
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC, I'm not sure about Mac
Price: $80 USD

A little about my Device
It works very well, and hasn't given me any problems as of yet. Sometimes the settings on WMM mess up, but that is easily fixed.


Good points about my Device
High Quality
Easily installed
Fairly cheap ($20 USD mail-in rebate at most stores)


Bad points about my Device
No bad points so far Wink


Notes
No notes
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<# guncow

Joined: 30 Nov 2004
Location: Slowly walking away.

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 2:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Dazzle 150 DVC

Pros
-Amazing Quality
-Easy to use
-Easy to setup
-Easy and quick access when needed

Cons
-Kinda bigish
-Took me a bit to get setup


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB
Capture resolution: High
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: 150$
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Weasil

Joined: 14 Jan 2005
Location: ohio

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 3:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
ADS Tech: DVDXpress


Device Tech Specs

Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB 2.0
Capture resolution: multiple, very many
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: Windows
Price: $100


A little about my Device
It's not real big at all. It has RCA A/V in and S-Video in. I have it sitting on top of my tower, infront of my top plexiglass fan zone, demonstrating the size. The Quality of the captures are really good. I captured the part in Aladdin where he sings "one step ahead" and i constantly watch it!


Good points about my Device
Great quality
Sleek design
Includes everything needed (cables, video editor (almost pro)



Bad points about my Device
HUGE file sizes (3 minutes was about 900 mb)
runs a little hot
about a 2 second delay during capturing
video editor not compatible with most dvd-recorders


Notes
Comes with VideoStudio 7 SE, great software. It is a great external capturing device, other than the 2sec delay and the gigantic file sizes.
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CrazyMoFoChris

Joined: 28 Jun 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 3:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
ATI TV Wonder Pro

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Resoultion: 720x480 MPEG-2
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatability: PC
Price: $69.99 ($49.99 after a $20 mail in rebate)

A little about my Device
The card is a PCI slot card with a composite video and S-video adapter that makes is able to connect a device with composite or S-video cables (DVD, Xbox, camcorder).

Pros
Good resolution
Easy to save video
Easy to find drivers
Not complex to use overall

Cons
There is a slight delay I couldn't figure out how to stop,(although i think it has to do with my video card), so i had to connect the cable to my device and also back to my TV so i could overcome the delay.

Notes
Overall it is a good device and i would recommend it to tricksters or pros.
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Grumpy

Joined: 20 Mar 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 3:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Ati, All in Wonder Radeon 8500 DV (128 mb)


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: PCI bus slot
Capture Resolution: 720 x 480
Compatibility: PC, P4-III-II- Celeron-AMD-K6-Athlon w/ AGP 2X or 2X/4X bus slot
OS: Windows XP
Price: $125


A Little About My Device
Easy to install


Good Points About My Device
1 Has CATV in and out tuner
2 Has Composit and S-video in and out capture capabilities
3 Has worked for 3 years w/ no problems
4 Comes w/ Ulead Video Studio which I consider the best editing software


Bad Points About My Device
1 May be hard to find because it's lasted so long

Notes:
All I can say is I would not get anything else an but Ati card
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Tsukaro

Joined: 19 Jun 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 3:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Kworld Xpert PCI DVD Maker

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: N/A
Capture resolution: NTSC: 720x480 | PAL: 720x576
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: $26.99 at TigerDirect

A Little About My Device
It's pretty simple to set-up. Simply install it into a PCI slot and turn the computer back on. Following the manual on installing the drivers and software is pretty simple (basically throw in the CD and choose to install it). I had problems installing the last part of the drivers. I think it was V-Stream 2388x Crossbar that the driver installation simply completely locked up on. So, I had to have Windows automatically install the drivers for me (I just went to find the drivers manually with the New Hardware Found wizard and pointed it to the CD-ROM), and now everything's fine. For video input format, make sure it's set to YUY2, not UYVY or RGB24, because if it's not set to YUY2, the resolution seems to only go as high as 320x240, and if you try to set any higher it doesn't work. With YUY2, the resolution can seem to go at it's maximum flawlessly. You can also control the brightness, contrast, etc. The quality also seems pretty good.

Pros
High resolution
Good quality
Low price
Simple installation
Simple and fast usage once you get familiar with it and have it all set-up

Cons
The bundled software isn't the best for capturing (IMO)
In very bright areas the certain area seems to flicker in brightness (not that big of a deal nor too noticable I guess but I notice those things, I guess it could always just be my card also)
Not the solution for professional work
It might take a little while to get familiar with what everything is, depending on how much you know beforehand

Notes
It supports composite (the A/V, yellow, white, red) or S-Video. Also, for audio, simply plug in the headphone-looking-jack into your Line In or Microphone port on your sound card.
The package comes with PVR Plus and PowerProducer Gold. I only use PVR Plus to watch whatever's coming into the capture card, but I use VirtualDub to capture the video and audio. It can also be used to preview too I suppose. Note that you can obviously also use other software, such as Windows Movie Maker. PowerProducer is a simple video editor, and it can burn straight to DVDs with a DVD burner instead of saving it to your hard drive. I've never used it though, because I have no reason to save video directly to a DVD nor do I really care to use it to edit videos. Also, I simply don't like using PVR-Plus to capture either. Sometimes it doesn't work, or doesn't work all that well. VirtualDub does a much better job at that.

Here is the Kworld site with the DVD Maker.
Here is the product from TigerDirect.
Here is the product from Newegg.
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srs0

Joined: 07 Apr 2005
Location: Canada

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 3:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
I would just like to add one thing to the ATI TV Wonder Pro.

CrazyMoFoChris wrote:
Resoultion: 720x480 MPEG-2

Technically, you can choose from 23 different formats, and then you can also create "custom" formats (as in change the resolution, screen size, and so on). The base formats you can choose from for default (with sub-divisions) are:
- ATI VCR
- AVI
- Motion Triggered
- MPEG-1
- MPEG-2
- WMV

The resolution greatly varies, with the highest detail version requiring approximately 1GB per minute of recording. Needless to say this format has insane quality, but good luck hosting files that size. The smallest can record approximately 2.5 days worth of footage per GB of space. The quality for that is horrible though. Just find one of the middle ones and you're set (or make one).
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Cramesta

Joined: 18 Dec 2004

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 3:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
ATI TV Wonder Pro


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: N/A
Capture resolution: 720x480 (MPEG-2)
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC (not sure about Mac)
Price: $70


A little about my Device
This card is extremely nice. It captures in very high quality and has minimal video lag. It takes about 5 minutes to install inside your computer, very easy. Also relatively cheap compared to a lot of cards.


Good points about my Device
- 720x480 resolution capture
- Cheap (only $70)
- Comes with all equipment needed
- UPDATE: Can capture in uncompressed format by using included software.


Bad points about my Device
- Captures in a compressed (MPEG-2) format


Notes
- Comes with some software although it's not editing software.
- Good tech support.


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xWiLLxIxAMx

Joined: 15 Mar 2005
Location: CALIFORNIA

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 3:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
well if you have a digital camcorder and an old vcr that works, you dont need to spend more money on a capture card (and plus, if your going to use your money on a capture card, you should get a good one that suports more than a 320 x 240 resolution because then a long video equals low quality) but anyway if you do have a digital camcorder (one that you can hook up to your comp to upload your clips via 1394 firewire or usb 2.0), usually a vcr has a cable/antenna in and and out, and it has a s-video thingy in and out. hook your xbox up to the s video input and your camcorder to the s-video output (it should comewith a cord that plugs right in) then the cable/antenna output should be hooked up you tv cable/antenna input then turn everything on make sure al your channels on you camcorder vcr and tv are the same turn you xbox on and if you have an lcd screen on your camcorder then you will see your xbox playing on that as well as on your tv. on the screen you may see some very minor flickers or discolorations on your screen (dont worry, they are only there when you cam corder is on but they do no show up in the footage.
if you have any questions, you can pm me or xxianx or visit our website @ www.iog-clan.tk to watch videos made by this method...
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TAi King

Joined: 13 Mar 2005
Location: GT: Tai King

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 5:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Dazzle 150 DVC
Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: usb 1.1 compatible with usb or 2.0 interface
Capture resolution: 720x480
Sound Capture: yes
Compatibility:windows 98, ME, XP
Price: $150 Shocked



A little about my Device
It takes up a little space but its worth the space loss, it sits vertically or horizontally, is mostly black with silver front, is capable of capturing in 4:3 or 16:9, it has a DVD encoder chip and can output MPEG 1&2, AVI, Real Video 8, WMV, and DVD VCD and SVCD

Good points about my Device
Variable resoltion
amazing quality
Comes with free editting program (Pinnacle Studio 9 Quickstart)
can encode for DVDs
Fairly easy to set up
Works great on my laptop
It is easy to connect the Xbox because of input and output for S-Video and standard Xbox connections

Bad points about my Device
Little on the pricey side
Sometimes a little frustrating but mostly because of my usb multi port instead of the card itself.
instalation of card takes up a good bit of hard drive space
Video footage sometimes takes up quite a bit of space

Notes
For my laptop i use an external hard drive to save disk space on my computer itself but it will work without it it just helps my comp out alot.
You can plug your Xbox directly into the card and then plug it into your TV and the light shadow and color controls will effect the picture on the screen so you could play in black and white but there is not delay in the display on the TV even though there is on the comp screen.
http://useruploads.mythica.org/view.cgi?f=sample.wmv


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brum21

Joined: 03 Jun 2005
Location: Gamertag:Brum21

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 6:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
*ATI TV Wonder Pro Remote Control*


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: USB
Capture resolution: Up to 720x480
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: 100.00

Good points about my Device
Great Quality
Easy Recording with one push of a button
Easy Exporting
Easy Format Choosing


Bad points about my Device
Stills Don't come out as good as you need them to(little lines in the pic) only sometime's though


Notes
System Requirements
* Intel® Pentium® 4/III/II, Celeron™, AMD K6 or compatible
* Available PCI slot
* Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
* Sound card and speakers
* Cable TV signal or amplified antenna
Operating system support
* Windows® XP
* Windows® 2000
* Windows® Me
* Windows® 98/98SE*
*Windows® Me driver can be installed on Windows® 98/98SE
TV tuner Requirements
TV signal from amplified antenna or cable. Versions available for:
* NTSC (North America, Japan and Latin America)
* Universal PAL/Secam (Europe and International PAL/Secam countries)
Features vary from country to country and depending on the television standard.
Compatibility
TV WONDER™ PRO REMOTE CONTROL EDITION is compatible with all graphics sub-systems supporting DirectX® overlay, including products from the following manufacturers:
* ATI
* Nvidia
Warranty
3-year limited
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externible

Joined: 09 Feb 2005
Location: GT = externible

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 7:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Dazzle 150 DVC

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: usb 1.1 compatible with usb or 2.0 interface
Capture resolution: 720x480
Sound Capture: yes
Compatibility:windows 98, ME, XP
Price: $150


A little about my Device
It takes up a little space but its worth the space loss, it sits vertically or horizontally, is mostly black with silver front, is capable of capturing in 4:3 or 16:9, it has a DVD encoder chip and can output MPEG 1&2, AVI, Real Video 8, WMV, and DVD VCD and SVCD

Good points about my Device
Variable resoltion
amazing quality
Comes with free editting program (Pinnacle Studio 9 Quickstart)
can encode for DVDs
Fairly easy to set up
Works great on my laptop
It is easy to connect the Xbox because of input and output for S-Video and standard Xbox connections

Bad points about my Device
Little on the pricey side
Sometimes a little frustrating but mostly because of my usb multi port instead of the card itself.
instalation of card takes up a good bit of hard drive space
Video footage sometimes takes up quite a bit of space

Notes
You musn't buy a S-cable wich is pretty expensive, because you can just plug your xbox in the capture card and than to your pc, awesome isn't it Very Happy
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SlashRF

Joined: 26 Dec 2004

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 8:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
ATI radeon 9600 XT all in wonder

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Interenal i think
Firewire or USB: Fire wire i think im not sure though, It has S-Video and compostite.
Capture resolution: 720 x 480
Sound Capture: *Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: 199.99


A little about my Device
*OK my Cap card is VERY good quality the best you will ever see, All radeon Cap cards are the same i believe, Mine is purple hehe, And il show you a Video Capture later

Good points about my Device
* Easy to use , Play off your computer screen


Bad points about my Device
Not very portabel, Due to it not being a USB


Notes
Well i will show you one of my captures to show you the quality

http://useruploads.mythica.org/view.cgi?f=Goodstack1-1.mpg
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Mangrove229

Joined: 07 Jun 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 9:37 am    Post subject: ??? Reply with quote
How do i film whats on the Xbox if it's only PC compatible?

EDIT

Nvm, I'm retarded.
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Dark Spartan

Joined: 06 Feb 2005
Location: Monkeying about

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 10:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
externible wrote:

Notes
You musn't buy a S-cable wich is pretty expensive, because you can just plug your xbox in the capture card and than to your pc, awesome isn't it Very Happy


That's what I do, but I find it hard to split-screen on the capture window. So, UnlivedPhalanx lent me his Xbox and LAN cable and hub while he's on vacation so the filming of Is It Insured 2 is easier for me, because I have one full screen to myself, and I can put my other controllers on his Xbox. It also provides some Machinima opportunities!
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Donnatucci

Joined: 28 Jun 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 10:24 am    Post subject: Sabrent / Phillips SBT-TVFM Reply with quote
Sabrent / Phillips SBT-TVFM


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: N/A
Capture resolution: 720x576 max
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: $30-45


A little about my Device





Pros
Super easy to install and use. The motion capture is nice and the cable TV record function is nice as well.


Cons
Does not have DV inputs. Just normal Video In AV. Not a very high end capture card.


Notes:
Requirements-
Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
366MHz CPU or higher
32MB RAM or above
VGA Card with at least 8MB memory
Available PCI slot
Analog TV signal source (Cable or antenna)
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Hiro

Joined: 20 Dec 2004
Location: Pennsylvania.

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 10:36 am    Post subject: Re: Video capture device database *Please contribute!* Reply with quote
ADS Technologies - Instant TV USB Device

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB Device
Capture resolution: 720x480
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: Between $75-$90 USD


A little about my Device
The card is actually a USB device. It's simple to set up, after you READ THE INSTRUCTIONS. The quality is good when you're capturing on AVI. MPEG files aren't as high quality as the AVI, although the AVI does take up a LOT of hard-drive space if you don't configure it right. The actual device itself is about the size of an average router or external modem.

Pros
-Good video quality
-High sound quality
-Tune into different channels, if you put the cable cord into it.
-Recording schedule, so you can set times for it to record, and what channel.

Cons
-Sound desyncs at times, and other times it screws up to an unbearable noise, but after unplugging and replugging everything in once or twice it works fine.
-Uncompressed AVI files take up a LOT of space.
-USB Cord is only about 3 feet long.

Notes:

For a video quality description see:
http://ducain.org/hihforum/viewtopic.php?t=41907
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the zack

Joined: 05 Feb 2005
Location: It depends on what you define as a location... *shifts eyes around**jumps out window* GT= the zack

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Dazzle DVC90


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External:External
Firewire or USB: USB
Capture resolution: ?
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: Both
Price: 80$ at Best Buy


A little about my Device
My device is Blue, cool looking, and uses a crappy program called studio 9 for recording


Pros
Capture quality
Space saver
Cool looking
Not internal, easy to install
AM capture


Cons
Studio 9 is has a terribly small preview window for playing, and AM capture is bigger, but is harder to use. Drivers might crash, like mine did once, almost killing my computer


Notes
I suggest you buy it


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Raiden47
Canadian Wingman

Joined: 16 Jan 2005
Location: ClanHatTrick GamerTag: Raiden47

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
I just quoted and changed Dark Spartans, because mines 1 model higher than his. Here you go Sprout:

*Pinnacle Dazzle DVC 90*


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB 2.0 or better
Capture resolution: 160 x 120, all the way to 720 x 480
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC/Mac (with extra drivers)
Price: $95.00 - $100

A little about my Device
It's a nice light blue, and takes up about as much space as a small wallet, and lightweight. It accepts AV plugs and S-Video. You can use it with the capture function of Windows Movie Maker, and it saves in a handy .wmv format. Vegas, and Adobe premiere are compatiable as well. It comes with Pinnacle Studio 9, Studio 9 quickstart, and Pinnacle DVD maker.


Pros
Saves in easy format
Easy to use
Cheap
Takes up little room
Cool blue color
Great overall performance
Can use extremely high resolution
Plenty of tutorials on Pinnacle's website

Cons
Doesn't come with a detailed manual


Notes
Normal AV plugs will not stay attached, use the ones with prongs, like the Xbox's AV cables. It also comes with editing software, called Pinnacle Studio. Must be used with USB 2.0 or higher, otherwise attempting to capture video/audio, is pointless.[/quote]
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Dragondex

Joined: 25 Dec 2004
Location: www.HH-GFX.tk

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
Dazzle dvc 90,

FINAL WORD: Buy it, its easy and fast to use, no cafufle. Wink (well, a few niggles)

seting up takes a while, you have to install pinnacle studio to make the device actually work but the programe is crap.
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Keasbey

Joined: 06 Feb 2005
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio Clan: HimpactRetards

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:04 pm    Post subject: hey Reply with quote
*Pinnacle MovieBox Deluxe*


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB 2
Capture resolution: *info here*
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: $199.99


A little about my Device
This Capture device is a small blue box, it has a stand so it sits on your desk upright on its corner. It has the Yellow,Red,and white inputs and also it has yellow red and white outputs so you can output to your tv. It also has imputs and outputs to digital cameras. It comes with Pinnacle Studio 9 so the editing software is good.


Pros
Very easy to install and use, doesnt take up much space.


Cons
I havent found any bad points about it.


Notes
It came with Pinnacle Studio 9 and a USB 2 cable. I got it from best buy.
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Gage

Joined: 25 Apr 2005
Location: This is Bennoth, Fool!! *^_^*

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
VideOh! Pci (AVC-2010)


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: external
Firewire or USB: Firewire
Capture resolution: any size up to 720 X 480
Sound Capture: Yep
Compatibility: PC (sorry mac users)
Price: £69.99 (Pounds) around $100 dollars


A little about my Device
It goes into my PC, not usb stuff, quality is goddarn amazing! perfect sound also, it has all 3 plug things for video, Audi L and Audio R, and supports PAL 60.


Pros
Most mentioned above....Also, comes free with an editing program....i use windows movie maker 2 though lol

Cons
Found nothing wrong with it so far....
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ConfusedCartman

Joined: 03 May 2005
Location: Under your bed, ready to...............what were you saying again??

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 12:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
*Dazzle DVC 90*
Internal or External: *External*
Firewire or USB: *USB 2.0 or higher*
Capture Resolution: *High*
Sound Capture: *Yes*
Compatibility: *PC*
Price: *$89.99 at Best Buy*

My device hooks up from an "out" port on the back of my TV to a personally installed USB 2.0 port. Was a lot of money considering my old TV had no "out" port so I had to buy a new one, plus I needed to install the 2.0 USB port into my computer. It takes up zero space, although I have tripped on the mass of cords a few times. All in all, it was worth the money.

Pros
1. Takes up no room
2. Can capture and submit on whatever quality you choose
3. Easy to start and stop the capturing, which means none of that extra stuff after the clip that I capture
4. Very easy to clean up
5. No giant pieces of hardware to look after

Cons
1. The editing program it came with can freeze up at times if your computer has been running for a while

Notes
My capture card came with free editing software that will, if you want it to, edit the movie to the beat of the music you supply. I suggest using this capture card with a Windows XP. Lastly, go to http://www.limewire.com/english/content/home.shtml
You can get tons of free music for your vids. Make sure to download the free software to your computer, then install it.
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KORHAL
Lord KDp
Lord KDp

Joined: 03 May 2004
Location: Delta Halo

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Video capture device database *Please contribute!* Reply with quote
*ATI TV Wonder Pro*


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Chip, internal, capture cords, external.
Firewire or USB: PCI
Capture resolution: Perfect
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC & Mac
Price: $99.99 (Future Shop)


A little about my Device
Very high quality. Crystal clear picture. Captures sound in 5:1 surround sound and even in widescreen. Easier to capture in WMM though. The main capturing program sucks.


Pros
All's well.


Cons
The main capturing program it comes with changes your PC's preferences to play all movie files as .atiwmv


Notes
It's easier to capture with Windows Movie Maker.

KORHAL
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danz0r

Joined: 24 Jan 2005
Location: that one place using that one technique

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Samusaaron3 wrote:
*LifeView FlyVideo 2000*

Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: Internal
Firewire or USB: N/A
Capture resolution: 320x240, 352x240, 640x240, 640x480, 720x480
Sound Capture: Yes, mono
Compatibility: PC
Price: $44.99

A Little About My Device
The LifeView FlyVideo 2000 is a PCI card. It has inputs for S-Video, Coaxial, RCA Audio and Video, and an antenna for a remote that comes the capture card. It also has an audio out that goes into the computer's audio in.

Good Points About My Device
Comes with a remote, easy to use, many different inputs.

Bad Points About My Device
Only in mono, bad picture capture (snapshots), bad audio quality, so-so video quality.

Notes
If you're going for very good quality, don't get this card. If you are just making trick movies, its fine.

Sample movie:Mythica Link

Where to buy:Fry's Outpost Link

i have this card too, its great quality so long as you use the right software with it.
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DerikOlsson

Joined: 20 Jan 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Video capture device database *Please contribute!* Reply with quote
*Capture Device Brand, Name and Model Here*
Brand: Balance
Name: Balance DR4111
Model: DR4111
(Cannot be bought anymore - other DVD Burners will do the same thing at the same or better quality)

Device Tech Specs
Type: Set-top DVD Burner
Internal or External: external
Firewire or USB: not applicable (DVD)
Capture resolution: 720x480
Sound Capture: Yes, you'd have to choose NOT to have it.
Compatibility: Should be both, all you need is a program to rip dvds.
Price: Approx. $150 (you can get different brands/models for various prices)


A little about my Device
It is a set-top DVD recorder. Not an in-computer DVD recorder. This is what you'd use to transfer a vhs to a dvd... that type of thing. The thing that was unique about my model is that it accepted all formats of DVD media +, -, etc. (there's about 8 formats it'll take). If you're not looking for something that takes any format, you'll have a much easier time. DVD Burners come in a variety of formats with a variety of prices. Some include hard drives for storage before transferring to DVD, some have other unique features. They can be found at almost any supermarket (Wal-Mart, etc.) or your local electronics store (remember it is not an in-computer machine, it is not even connected to my computer until I rip the DVD).

Sample Video:
Video in DivX 6.0 Codec at 1500 Kbps Bitrate (could have been a LOT higher - over 4 Mbps)
Audio in MP3 format - 256 KBps Bitrate (could have gone up to 320 Kbps)
0:45, 720x480
Download it here

(I am one of Jump Tactic's primary photographers. Most of the footage you see (3rd person) is from this device (starting Episode 3).)

Pros
- High resolution
- Don't have to be RIGHT next to your computer
- Can dump the footage onto any computer (that has a free DVD ripping program)
- Easy to use (no crazy capturing software, etc.)


Cons
- Depending on length of footage, can take some time to convert into a usable, editable file (AVI).
- Stopping to delete files during a recording session takes a bit longer than doing so with a capture card (depending on length of deleted footage - anywhere from 20-40 seconds)

Notes
Came with a free rewritable DVD.
Great resolution.

Featured in these Movies:
Jump Tactics Tutorials
Jump Tactics Episode 3
Jump Tactics Episode 3 Encore
(all of the above can be downloaded here)
Upcoming HaloChat Films


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phoenix89

Joined: 14 Jan 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
ADS Tech: DVDXpress


Device Tech Specs

Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB 2.0
Capture resolution: multiple
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: Windows
Price: $100


A little about my Device
It's not real big at all. It has RCA A/V in and S-Video in. I have setup with a VCR underneath my printer.

Good points about my Device
If record using VHS then capture from VCR no delay
Great quality
Sleek design




Bad points about my Device
HUGE file sizes
runs a little hot if left on too long
about a 2 second delay during capturing
Video editing program too basic and very little features



Notes
Comes with VideoStudio 7 SE, crappy software. Some times you have to restart computer if it freezes from too long of file


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Donut88

Joined: 15 Jun 2005
Location: Lost

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
Get a Dazzel 150 one of the best i think. And have you seen Chaos1337's vids they have great sound and video quality. GET IT!
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F2D Wicked

Joined: 06 Feb 2005

PostPosted: Tue Jun 28, 2005 1:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote
*Dazzle DVC 80*


Device Tech Specs
Internal or External: External
Firewire or USB: USB 1.1 or better
Capture resolution: 320 x 240
Sound Capture: Yes
Compatibility: PC
Price: I got mine for $70(a preopened package)


A little about my Device
Very nice to use, and simple. Good quality for something this cheap. Comes with S-Video and Composite.


Pros
Easy to use, different formats to choose from with the editor.
Takes up little space
Can play the sound on your computer so you can listen to it still(a little lagged, but w/e)

Cons
It uses the Video composite, so you cant so you cant watch it on TV at the same time unless you have an S-video utput from your xbox.

Notes
Ummm, not much to say, but a goodbuy
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