I recently inherited a collection of Pentrex (and others) VHS tapes.

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#1
So I wondering how I can convert some of them to DVD. There are a few that have been released on DVD, but some are from Skyfire Video and I have feeling they won't be anytime soon if ever. Plus a few older Pentrex and Video Rails titles.
 

SDJeff

Texas Railfan
#2
http://www.amazon.com/ION-Audio-Vid...1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1272811025&sr=8-1

It's the ion Vhs to computer via usb.
I recently came in to a bunch of old vhs tapes as well. I had bought a Dazzle converter, a usb converter unit where you plug in S video or RCA jacks from the vcr and the output is to usb. Any video capture software will work. The software is included with the product.
I would rather save the video files (ISO) to computer than straight to disk so that in case in the future if you want to make another copy of the vhs tape you can burn it off the hard drive. DVD's can be lost, stolen, or damaged.
 
#3
Just make it easy and buy a VCR/DVD recorder.Pop the VCR tape in the player and hit record to DVD.Once in a while you will get a code that says "Copyrighted movies can not be recorded".In that case I take my old DVD player,run the output jacks into the input jacks of the DVD recorder and it will record the movie.
 





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