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- April 6, 2004 at 2:06 PM #38622AnonymousInactive
I recently got with the trend of having a TV next to my computer for previewing and a vcr for faster transfer to vhs. How can i take advantage of using my vcr and tv for more productivity? How do I connect these to my computer? I heard S-video is good but what about sound?! Grrr im frustrated, was this money not well spent?
- April 6, 2004 at 8:39 PM #168444AnonymousInactive
I’m not exactly sure of what you’re asking. First of all the NLE program you’re working with has to support dual-screen viewing. Second, you need the actual ports on your computer to connect to.
Most newer computers have both a connection for your video monitor and an S-video port. But your software does have to support dual screen.
In my case, I connect the S-video out to a tv via an adaptor as the tv doesn’t have S-video in. Surely an S-video vcr will connect and your tv can monitor that.
Just curious, but why would you want to output to an S-video vcr? Most consumers don’t have them, but they more than likely have a dvd player.
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