Can DVD be played out to VCR?

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by Doc, Aug 17, 2004.

  1. Doc

    Doc Guest

    I have a homemade DVD, how do I get it to play out to VCR?

    Card is a Pinnacle DC10-Plus, Win98SE, PIII 550
    Doc, Aug 17, 2004
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  2. Doc

    Keith Clark Guest

    Don't you have a regular set-top DVD player?
    Keith Clark, Aug 17, 2004
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  3. Doc

    Doc Guest

    I do not.
    Doc, Aug 18, 2004
  4. Then you need a video card in your computer that has
    composite video out (or the equivalent).

    These days, however, a standalone DVD player is likely
    cheaper than a new video card with NTSC/PAL output.
    Richard Crowley, Aug 18, 2004
  5. Doc

    Doc Guest

    I do. Pinnacle DC10-Plus. Both composite and s-video in/out.
    Doc, Aug 18, 2004
  6. Doc

    Keith Clark Guest

    Do you have a software DVD player (WinDVD or PowerDVD)?
    Keith Clark, Aug 18, 2004
  7. Those cards are little odd, I don't know if you can use it to play the
    output of a DVD player to the TV. It might only output video from the
    video editing software wince it's a MJPEG card.
    Chris Phillipo, Aug 18, 2004
  8. Doc

    Doc Guest

    Yes, WinDVD
    Doc, Aug 20, 2004
  9. Doc

    Bariloche Guest

    DC-10 shall _only_ export Mjpeg encoded AVI clips. So you shall need
    first to convert the DVD to that format. With something like mpeg2avi,
    any of the DVD backup programs, ...
    Bariloche, Aug 21, 2004
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