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Video Capture

Getting Started

  • Create a folder in the D: Drive Storage folder and label it with your network ID. This is where you will save all of your files.         

  • Check out a pair of headphones and an audio jack adapter from the Service Center Desk and take a seat at digitization station 2. 
    • NOTE: You are now able to use the headphones without the adapter at the viewing stations. 
  • Insert the adapter and headphones into the audio jack port that is next to the monitor. The the slider indicated in the red box controls the volume of the corresponding audio port. In this case, it one indicated in the red box corresponds to the two audio ports indicated by red arrows.

Setting Up to Capture

  • Before turning on the player, load your HI8 tape into the HI8 Digital Recorder by first pressing and sliding the “Eject” button to the right and then placing your tape in the recorder.

  • Turn on the HI8 Digital Recorder by pressing and sliding the power button to the right.

  • Turn on the International VHS Player. Use the “Channel” buttons to set the channel to L2.
  • On the International VHS Player set the Output System to “NTSC”. It should look like the picture below.

  • Turn on the box on the top by pushing the left power button. The box on the bottom should be powered off.​

  • Push the X button and choose number 1 (Samsung).

  • After setting up, follow the research guide Capture, Video to learn how to capture your video.