Cheap Capture Cards

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  1. burpfish

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    Hello,

    Just a quicky ...

    Are the best (S-Vid) cheap capture cards still considered to be the PB TV100 and the XCapture card?
    A SweetSpot card is out of my price range.

    Will they give me a better quality picture than the S-Video in on my 9600XT card?
    They do in hardware what it does in software (encoding the video) - right?

    Is the XCapture card significantly better than the PB TV100?
    If so, does anyone know where to buy it in the UK?

    Hope you're not sick of answering this question - I found some relevant info, but it's all quite old.

    Thanks!

    Dave
     
  2. Mr.D

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    I found the xcapture better than the PB TV100 but some people have the opposite opinion.
    I might have a PB TV100 knocking about .
     
  3. burpfish

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    Can anyone tell me where to get an XCapture card from in the UK :lease: ... no one seems to stock them! :mad:

    Ta!

    Dave
     
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    The PB-TV100 is about the best reasonably priced (i.e. cheap :)) capture card available at the moment IMO.

    There was one for sale recently IIRC, don't think it was sold. Try a search in hardware classifieds or try a wanted add.

    :smoke:
     
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    I had to order mine from an intermediate supplier who sourced them from the states.
    I agree that your best bet is putting a wanted ad in the classifieds and see what you get.

    Lots of the whackos on here have likely got spare capture cards coming out of their ears!
    I know I have.
     

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