For those readers who want a brief summary and where to find the device to capture your home videos.
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Cheap USB Capture Cards
The original easyCAP will work with PC and older Mac computers. Will work with editors and OBS Studio.
The UVC and Video DVR are both similar and will run on PC and Mac. Quality is fine through OBS Studio.
The ezcap159 does come with better software than other cheap models.
Premium USB Capture Cards
The Diamond VC500 comes with PowerDirector and captures a great MPG video.
AVerMedia DVD EZMaker 7 is almost identical to the VC500 but with a lower version of PowerDirector.
VHS Capture Boxes
The BR150 Scart Grabber will cover the Scart connections for Europe VCRs. Reliable and good.
The ezcap 271 will record at 30fps. Comes with 8GB internal memory and long life battery.
The ezcap 273a will capture onto TF card. Ideal for HDMI capture from PC and consoles.
Definitely one of the better capture devices. Clearclick Video2Digital 2.0 will capture to USB or SD card.
The ezcap 284 can capture without a computer onto USB or SD card. Ideal for HDMI or composite connections.
The ezcap 283s is a very sturdy capture box. Can transfer via HDMI, composite or component to USB or PC.
The VIDBOX is a great option for transferring your videos to DVD or MP4. Works with Mac or PC.
The ezcap 261 is a USB 3.0 capture box that can work with editors and even on Android
The AVerMedia PC310B is a PCIe capture card that transfers high quality video.
Having a PCIe FireWire card is ideal if you have a MiniDV camera.
FireWire Cables & Upscalers
FireWire 4 pin to 4 pin, ideal for connecting a MiniDV camera to a DVD/VHS combo to transfer to DVD.
FireWire 4 pin to 6 pin connection. Ideal for connecting MiniDV to capture card.
The CM401 will let you upgrade composite to HDMI. Works as a bridge between VCR and HDMI device.
Tendak 3 RCA converter can transfer via S-Video as well as composite.
The ADVC 55 will convert composite to digital using FireWire. Can be hard to find.
The Live Gamer Portable can capture via component and HDMI. The replacement models are not as good.