VHS to Digital Conversion Kit for Windows MacOS and Retro Game Console Capture Card - August VGB300
- Brand: August In Stock
- SKU: AUG VGB300
- Dual-Compatibility with Mac OS 10.12+ and Windows 11, 10, 8 and 7
- Features Audio In (L/R), Video In, and S-Video cables for maximum compatibility
- Preserve your old media by converting analogue to digital formats
- The output format can be chosen in the software for the desired output. MP4, MOV, TS and more are available
- Digitise video cassettes, Vinyl, cassette tapes and camera footage with one app
- All software needed is included through licence keys at no extra cost
- Transfer from VCR to PC, then burn from PC to DVD. Turn your tapes into DVDs
- Audio-visual capture also allows for live capture and streaming via OBS Studio
Save deteriorating physical media from permanent loss! If your tapes, cassettes and vinyl decay or fade then you'll never be able to get them back, but making a digital copy now ensures they are preserved in their current state. This VHS / Analogue to Digital format converter USB stick is designed to simply record your footage and save it, leaving you the freedom to make DVDs, share on social media and more.
For the first time, August provides a VCR to digital converter for Mac! Digitise your analogue media into digital formats all on your Mac with no need for a Windows PC or different software. The VGB300 has no driver downloads and package installations, simply plug and play with the free open source recording software.
With the August VGB300, you can also capture your gaming experience from retro game consoles such as Playstation 1, Playstation 2, XBOX, XBOX 360, Nintendo Wii, Dreamcast and much much more. Similar to VCR and DVD Players, you can connect the Composite Cables from those consoles straight to the capture cards' connectors and record your gameplay to your PC or stream retro games to the world via YouTube or Twitch.
Whether you're preserving videogames or getting ready to share a walk down memory lane, the VGB300 is the simplest way to convert analogue to digital.
Widely Compatible Input and Output
Using this VCR to PC transfer kit you can digitise VHS' and even digitise Cassette tapes or vinyl if you have the device's original cables. The device is a simple USB stick, with the Red, Black, Yellow and S-Video inputs on the other side. This adds composite video input as well as stereo audio to your PC so you can record your footage in its authentic quality.
To transfer files from VCRs, DVDs, Set-Top Boxes, Game Consoles, and Camcorders, connect them via the RGB or S-Video inputs and use the included straightforward software to create a digital video in your choice of format.
Formats include .flv, .mkv, .mp4, .mov and .ts.
Share with Friends
Once your footage has been digitised you can interact with it in a whole new way! Edit your videos, create highlight reels, add audio effects and transitions and even combine footage from different tapes in to one, longer video. These digital files can then be sent in hundreds of ways. Some example of why you might digitise VHS footage:
Share on Facebook or other Social Media without needing to download the file
Create a custom CD to give as a gift for weddings, birthdays and Christmas
Add to a Time Capsule USB stick for future generations
Email the videos to friends directly
Compile your collection of VHS in to one place in the correct order
Rewatch your VHS tapes without needing a VHS player or changing tapes, just click any of your files to rewatch right on your PC, Laptop or Mac
Giving a heartfelt and nostalgic gift has never been easier, and you'll thank yourself for saving the footage now before the tapes fade.
Simple to Use
The VGB300 is all built-in, with no driver downloads needed. Simply plug the USB in and allow it a few moments to install itself. We then advise you to use the free, open source recording software from OBSProject and recording your footage directly on to your PC, laptop or Mac hard drive.
OBS is a free-to-use capture software, easy to and simple to get to grips with. It provides a perfect way to record and store your footage on your PC or Mac. Once recorded, files can be easily found in your "videos" folder and edited, shared or moved as you please.
Convert from different devices
All cassette formats are compatible so long as the source device is compatible with the VGB300's inputs. Your VHS, VHS-C, MiniDV, Hi8, Audio Cassettes, Vinyl and Retro Consoles can all be digitised. If using a SCART device, make sure the adapter is set to "OUTPUT" so that the VGB300 can receive the output video.
Record Retro Gaming For Videogame Preservation
Record your video games from a retro console compatible with RGB or Scart connections. An adaptor may be required depending on the console. Play and share your retro gaming sessions or exploits hassle-free. Compatible with Playstation 1, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, XBOX, XBOX 360, Nintendo Wii and many more. Videogame preservation is more important than ever in 2023, and your recordings of disc-copies on original hardware are valuable!
Computer System Requirements:
Operating System: Windows 11, 10, 8 and 7 / Mac OS 10.12+
CPU: Intel or AMD 1.4Ghz or Higher
RAM: 256MB or Higher
Graphics Card: 512MB or Higher
Free Hard Drive Space: 1GB for Software (More space required for saved recordings)
Composite Extension Cable
Composite to Scart Adaptor
Quick Start Guide (Full Manual Available on Request)
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: No sound is recorded in OBS
A: Make sure you have "Use custom audio device" inside your OBS Settings
Q: the VGB300 is not recognised after a Windows update?
A: Head over to your Device Manager, uninstall both AV to USB2.0" & "AV to USB2.0 Mic", unplug the VGB300, wait a couple of minutes and reinsert the device into your USB slot to reinstall the drivers.
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