What cables can you use to connect a VCR to a computer?


Quick Answer

To connect a VCR to a computer, use a USB 2.0 capture device and a 3.5-millimeter mini stereo phone plug to RCA jack adapter combined with a RCA jack stereo cable. This captures video and audio from the VCR and transmits them to the computer.

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Using the USB 2.0 capture device captures a full-screen video from the VCR to the computer, which is ideal for editing and recording to other devices. The size of full-screen videos are typically the NTSC standard size of 640x820. However, you can use a simpler video to USB cable if you only need a small-sized video capture.

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