Elgato USB Analog Video Capture Device

BH #ELVC • MFR #1VC104001001
Elgato
Elgato USB Analog Video Capture Device
Key Features
  • USB 2.0
  • Capture RCA Composite & S-Video
  • Mac & Windows Compatible
The Elgato Systems USB Analog Video Capture Device is a compact USB device, perfect for converting analog video to a digital format. You'll be able to use the device to capture old home movies, VHS recordings, or any other analog media to a modern digital format. Simply plug your playback device into the S-Video or RCA composite input of the device, and capture.
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Elgato 1VC104001001 Overview

The Elgato Systems USB Analog Video Capture Device is a compact USB device, perfect for converting analog video to a digital format. You'll be able to use the device to capture old home movies, VHS recordings, or any other analog media to a modern digital format. Simply plug your playback device into the S-Video or RCA composite input of the device, and capture.

Video is digitized into a format that is compatible with iTunes, any iPod, the iPhone, the Apple TV, YouTube, and iMovie. This gives you extreme flexibility as to how you utilize the captured video, without having to jump through the hoops of manual file format conversion. Elgato's Video Capture is an excellent tool for any Mac or Windows user who would like to bring their old analog videos into the digital age.

Standard USB interface
Captures from RCA composite and S-Video sources
Perfect for digitizing old home movies
Compatible with NTSC, PAL, PAL/60, and SECAM signals
Includes free download of Elgato Video Capture software for Mac and Windows
Software features basic video editing tools, allowing you to trim unwanted footage away
Exports to H.264 format, perfect for iTunes, the iPod, an iPhone, the Apple TV, YouTube, and iMovie
Compatible with Mac and Windows (please click on "Specifications" tab)
UPC: 852095000218

Elgato 1VC104001001 Specs

VideoResolution: 640 x 480 (4:3); 640 x 360 (16:9)

Format:
Mac Software: H.264 at 1.4 Mbps or MPEG-4 at 2.4 Mbps
Windows Software: H.264 at 1.4 Mbps

Elgato Video Capture (available as a free download) automatically detects NTSC, SECAM, PAL and PAL/60 video formats for worldwide compatibility.

Generated files can be synced with video capable iPads, iPods, iPhones, and Apple TV, and can be edited in iMovie or Windows Live Movie Maker without re-encoding.
AudioAAC, 48 kHz, 128 kbps
System RequirementsMac Systems Computer: Dual-Core Intel Mac
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Memory: 1 GB
Hardware: USB 2.0 port

Windows Systems
Computer: 2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo (or comparable) with sound card
Operating System: Windows 7 or later
Memory: 1 GB
Hardware: USB 2.0 port
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.475 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.1 x 5.75 x 1.55"
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Yes, this will allow you to use analog devices as a camera source on your computer.
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Will this work with USB 3.0?
Asked by: Tracy G.
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why can't i get a picture on my mac when i am transferring video i only get sound?
Asked by: Anonymous
UAB 2.0 is a rather slow connection so live video during transfer is not supported unfortunately.
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Can you choose the final output of the video? Size, bitrate
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While playing video on the source, can you see relatively live video in the Elgato software WITHOUT actually recoding it? In other words can I hook up a camera and see what it sees on the computer and then start recording if I choose to do so?
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Can you convert more than one vhs to dvd?
Asked by: Allison
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The specs list 640x480 resolution and only ...

The specs list 640x480 resolution and only 1.4mbps recording rate? Is that true or is it possible to turn up the resolution further? I am trying to replace an old PCI card that captures 720x480 at 8mbps so 1.4 would be a big step down.
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