VHS to DVD query

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Mon Jan 5 15:51:23 UTC 2009

squareyes wrote:
> have just been asked by a friend if I could transfer some vhs tapes to
> dvd. My laptop has no "line in" would it be possible to load it with
> the "mic in" socket? ,
> or could I get a usb cable to do it? then use Devede to write it to
> dvd. Many thanks for any suggestions

No, that wouldn't work. VHS is (analog) video + audio but the mic input is 
for audio only. You would need a video capture card to do what you want.


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