Transfer Video Tapes to a Windows PC & DVD
All those old VHS and camcorder tapes you own are slowly degrading.
The longer you leave it, the more they'll deteriorate.
Use our kit to make them digital and they'll last a lifetime.
Copy all your old videos onto a PC. Burn them to DVD. Upload to iPad/Android tablets, Kodi box or internet.
Transfer your wedding video, school plays, quiz show appearances, holiday videos, training videos.
Contains all the hardware, software and instructions required to link your VCR or camcorder to your PC.
this kit you can:
Transfer videos to DVD using your Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8 or 7 PC.
Grab video from DVRs, VCRs & Camcorders with Scart or RCA outputs.
Convert old VHS and Betamax cassettes to DVD using a Windows PC.
Attach any camcorder to your PC - VHS-C, Video8, Hi8, Digital8, Mini-DV.
Grab video from more modern hard drive camcorders & CCTV DVRs too.
Get all your old videos onto an iPad, Android tablet or your Kodi box.
Edit out the sections you don't want. Add titles & scene transitions.
Convert between AVI, MPEG-2, H.264 & MPEG-4 video formats.
Burn to DVD, copy to USB drive, or upload to backup sites like Dropbox.
Copy to USB memory stick & watch them on your Smart TV.
Store backups of your precious videos safe in 'The Cloud'.
Share your old videos with friends & family on YouTube or Facebook.
USB capture device
Scart & phono leads
Video capture software
Tutorial videos on CD
Email & phone support
Video capture software - Runs on all versions of Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, & 7.
For Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, & 7.
DVD burner and MP4 Production:
For Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, & 7.
No extra fees to pay for any of the supplied software, all programs are full versions.
Latest chipset USB Video capture device, 1 Metre RCA phono plug to plug cable, SCART-Out adapter.
Why risk sending your precious tapes away by post?
Our instructions & video guides are clear and concise.
We guarantee that you will turn a VHS tape into a DVD in an afternoon.
Money back if not delighted.
Some recent eBay feedback below.
What will the kit copy? What won't it copy? You'll be able to copy all your own homemade videos and
most things recorded from TV (although legally speaking you shouldn't keep those programmes longer than 30 days).
Each shop bought video we tried converted fine (Ivor The Engine, The Clangers and the Bond movie Goldeneye)
Anything else you have, on what looks like a regular blank tape, should be transferable.
Technical information : The software supports PAL (UK/Europe/Australia/New Zealand) & NTSC (USA/Canada) devices.
Both S-Video and Composite video inputs are supported by both hardware and software (we supply a composite lead).
Even and odd fields are combined into single frames that can be captured at full frame rates for the applicable standard (VHS Upscaling).
The maximum supported frame size is: PAL (UK & Europe) 720 x 576 (DVD quality) @ 25fps / NTSC (USA) 720 x 480 @ 30fps.
Captures video & audio over USB to a standard MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MP4 or H.264(requires a fast 2.8GHz+ dual or quad core PC for live H.264 capture, slow systems can convert post-capture) or uncompressed AVI file.
Our USB adapter performs Time Base Correction - which means even if your 1980s wedding video has gone all wobbly & wavy our adapter will still capture what remains, providing it plays back on a TV okay.
(Please note: this newer EM28284 chipset USB adapter doesn't support NTSC_433/PAL60 mode, which is what you'd need if capturing US/Canada NTSC videos on a UK VCR thats supports NTSC playback -
if that's what you want to do please order this limited stock USB2861 OLD VERSION of Video-2-PC instead. Windows 10 or earlier only)
In addition to the USB adapter, we send a two metre yellow/red/white phono lead PLUS a Scart adapter - this means you can connect all Scart equipped VHS & Super VHS VCRs and older VHS-C, Hi8, Video8, Digital8 & Mini-DV camcorders. Even older pre-Scart VHS and Betamax players can be attached (see Attaching Cables PDF Guide and just ask if you need the free BNC adapter).
You can also connect more modern equipment, such as Freeview, satellite and cable TV hard drive recorders and camcorders with DVD or memory cards - basically, anything that can be connected to a TV by Scart or Yellow, Red & White leads can be recorded onto your PC. DVDs you produce will play back in any DVD player, providing you use DVD-R or DVD+R media and not rewritables. You dont have to make DVDs, you can also export to MP4 files.
How easy is it to use? Just plug the Scart adapter into the back of your VHS video player, attach the yellow, red & white lead,
connect the USB capture device, install software from the CD, finally plug the USB adapter into your PC.
If you're using a camcorder, attach the AV/TV lead that came with it when new, to the yellow, red and white RCA plugs on our USB device.
PDF Guide showing you how to connect almost any VCR or camcorder correctly when using our kit.
We've tested the kit with a wide variety of laptop & desktop PCs running Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8 and 7.
If your PC is less than ten years old, it will be powerful enough to run our kit.
We give you all the hardware and software you need to connect your VCR or camcorder to your PC.
The included software makes the capturing, editing & burning of your project simple.
Our kit includes three pages of easy-to-follow instructions for Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8 & 7, along with a video tutorial on the CD that shows you exactly what to do.
If you need further help we're only a phone call or email away.
We buy direct from the USB device manufacturers & only supply the most recent versions. We know our products inside and out & only sell direct.
You can buy cheaper looking products from dozens of Chinese vendors on Amazon and eBay, but they'll often supply only half the cables you need or USB hardware with poor signal-sync that gives jumpy results with UK VCRs and camcorders.
Our kit is complete, works perfectly & comes with real UK-based support that's available 7 days a week.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is your kit the best product available for converting old videos onto my PC?
A. We think so. The USB adapters we supply use the Empia EM28284 chipset which provides time base correction and gives the best possible result.
Q. How do I load the software if my PC doesn't have a DVD drive?
A. Our instructions include download links for customers who have PCs without DVD drives.
Q. How long does it take to get one hour of video onto a DVD?
A. Capturing one hour of video takes sixty minutes. Authoring (only needed for making DVDs) takes another sixty minutes, on a fast PC. Burning to DVD takes fifteen minutes.
Q. What formats can I capture video in?
A. The software we supply supports MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MP4, uncompressed YUV422 AVI & H.264 formats. MP4 video can be played back on PC, Mac, Kodi box, Smart TV, iPad & Android tablet.
Q. Does the kit work with all versions of Windows?
A. Yes. We've personally tested it with all variations of Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8 & 7 (32 & 64 bit).
Q. Where can I get some free Cloud storage for my captured videos?
A. You can get 5GB from Google. Then view the video on any of your devices.
Q. How easy is it to use the kit?
A. Just follow the printed instructions & copy what we do in the tutorial video. You can watch the tutorial video as often as you need to.
Q. Can I buy Video-2-PC at my local PC shop?
A. No. We only supply Video-2-PC direct from this site, eBay
Q. Where can I read reviews of Video-2-PC?
A. Look at our Amazon reviews and our
Q. Will Video-2-PC work with the latest Windows 10 update 20H2?
A. Yes it will. See screengrab. There's a YouTube video of our kit working with latest Windows 10 here. If you're using Windows 10 update 1803, 1809, 1903, 1909, 2004 or 20H2 you also need to enable Camera & Mic security permissions to use our kit - Instructions here.
Q. My Video-2-PC kit has worked fine, but I just upgraded to Windows 10 update 2004 or 20H2 and the video frame now jumps?
A. You need a newer version of the USB2861 drivers, available here. There's a PDF guide to updating the driver correctly here. (Orders placed after 26th September 2020 have this newer USB driver included).
Q. I have the newer EM28284 chipset USB adapter and the volume level seems too quiet on my particular PC. Is there a fix?
A. You can download a USB firmware flash file here. Use the firmware update in the louder folder to flash the device, to go back to stock firmware use the normal folder.
Q. Does the Video-2-PC kit work with Windows 11?
A. Yes it does, providing you capture video using OBS Studio.
The kit includes PDF instructions and a tutorial video for OBS Studio. Youtube demo video: https://youtu.be/mKSopfmL9jU
If you have any issues using the latest OBS Studio 28, use this one instead OBS-Studio-27.2.4-Full-Installer-x64.exe
Q. Can I use Video-2-PC with a Mac too?
A. Yes, the newer EM28284 chipset hardware works with Arm M1/M2 and Intel Macs running Ventura, Monterey and Big Sur MacOS too.
Download Mac USB Drivers.
Use OBS Studio on the Mac to capture the video. If you require Mac instructions, tutorial videos or support, email your proof of purchase to email@example.com
All UK orders received by 1pm are posted the same working day using Royal Mail's 1st class 'Signed For' service.
Prices include VAT & we supply a receipt. All hardware includes twelve months warranty. If for any reason you aren't completely delighted with our kit, just return it for a full refund.(Please return within 30 days of receipt.)
You can purchase Video-2-PC from Amazon, eBay or our TR Computers shop using the links below.
If you have any pre-purchase questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Video-2-PC Kit £39.95 inc VAT
for Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7.
includes UK postage
Buy via Amazon ,
250+ in stock.
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Site last updated 29th November 2023