Transfer videos from VHS and camcorders straight to your PC hard drive.
The August VGB100 video capture card is the simple solution for digitising your old analogue videos. Turn VHS tapes into MPEG's to preserve your memories.
To transfer files from VCR's, DVD players, set-top boxes and camcorders simply connect them via the RGB or S-Video inputs and use the straight forward software to create digital video in your choice of format.
With digital files, you are free to share your memories via facebook and youtube, stream them to your Smart TV and create edited highlight reels using the provided software.
With the VGB100, you aren't limited to digital video capture, audio and digital stills can also be created from your video tapes.
In the box:
Operating System: Windows 8 /7 / Vista / XP
CPU: P4 1.4Ghz or higher
RAM: 256Mb or higher
Graphics Card: 512Mb or higher
Free Hard Drive Space: 1Gb
Additional requirements: Microsoft DirectX 9.0+ / Sound Card / CD-ROM / USB 2.0 port
1 x August USB 2.0 Video Adapter
1 x USB Cable
1 x Quick Installation Guide
1 x CD-ROM
Manual driver install VGB100
Insert the VGB100 and go to Control Panel -> Device Manager (or Start -> right click on Computer -> Manage -> Device Manager). Insert the CD or download and unzip the software from the website – don’t start any installation or exit the installation window if it opens automatically.
In Device Manager look under Sound, Video and game controllers and the stick should be showing as “USB2.0 Video Capture” and “USB2.0 Audio Capture”. If the drivers haven’t been installed, or gone wrong, it may appear here or under other devices possibly with a warning triangle next to it. To confirm it’s the correct device, right click on the “USB2.0 Video Capture” device and select Properties -> Details (tab) -> Property, Hardware Ids (drop down) and the Value should contain “VID_1F4D&PID_0102”.
Continue only if the right device has been found where the VID and PID numbers are correct. Right click on the “USB2.0 Video Capture” (or device where “VID_1F4D&PID_0102” is seen) and select “Update Driver Software… -> Browse my computer for driver software -> and in the ‘Search for driver software in this location’ click on the Browse… button and navigate to the disk or unzipped software from the website and highlight the ‘Driver’ folder. Make sure the ‘Include subfolders’ box is ticked and click Next. The correct driver software should be installed.
The software shows the error below.
Click "OK" to close the error window. Change "Audio device" to Audio Pin Source. If the “Source” changes to empty, reselect Capture Device as Source.
I cannot get any picture or sound.
Please plug the VGB100 to a USB port on the computer directly instead of any USB hub or splitter.
Click "Device Settings" button, then select the correct video standard, after selecting another standard, you need to click “OK” to confirm.
I can only capture the video in mpeg2 format/I cannot select any other saved formats.
- The available saved formats depend on the decoding library on the computer.
- The software allows you to convert a video file to another format. Please follow the instructions below
In “Edit” module, click “Open” icon and browse to your video file.
Drag the video file to the Storyboard.
Step 3: Select the “Produce” tab and click “Create File”.
Step 4: Choose your desired file format and adjust settings to suit.
Step 5: Set the “Save to” to the desired destination folder.
Step 6: Click “Start” to begin conversion.