Read on this post how to switch inputs. So it should all be a matter of plug’n’prey This page has been accessed , times. Join Date Mar Beans 2. January 16th, 7. I would like to digitize some old VHS tapes before the time is reducing the quality more and more.

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Digitize a VHS tape with FFmpeg and EasyCAP on Linux

Links to this post. It is not possible to capture from more than one input simultaneously due to hardware limitations.

The resulting files could be easily cut up and transcoded afterwards. Another RPI would be nice: EasyCAP devices and clones are vastly sold in onlineshops at low prices. We need to start the videocassette recorder and execute the following command afterwards.

There are a few detailed guides out there on this, including videos.

Tv viewing and recording solutions for Linux

December 18th, 6. Friday, March 29, Features of lknux stk driver in the kernel. My parameters are for a european PAL record. This might be interesting especially for people who own the four inputs model and want to build up a surveillance installation.


June 27th, 4. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Have you tried rzcap guide at linuxtv. Posted by Andrew Schalk at 7: With the cabling correctly plugged, VLC available from the Software Centre can be used to capture sound and image.

You can do this on the commandline as well with this line: If you are below kernel version 3. Read on this post how to activate audio in the mixer settings.

Take the EasyCap stick e. To get a list of the registerd ALSA soundcards, run the following command: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

Here’s the correct one: As a test run we can start the videocassette recorder and push the Start Capturing button. Credit goes to the people that made those guides. This is a known issue since Nov.

I cannot verify by myself, so please report, if this problem is solved in kernel 3. The best way is to use OBS studio to pull in and capture the combined video and audio streams using it’s local record.


Originally Posted by ECas I would like to know if there is any software out there for Ubuntu for using this device to capture videos from external devices. The Windows driver shipped with the device was for another model. Posted by Andrew Schalk at 1: For SMI based devices exists a proceeding Linux-driver project: Some performance issues are caused by too dzcap power provided by some small boards like Raspberry PI.

Please note that I have used hw: Read more on this post: