How to get videos off a DVR

Today DVR’s or Digital Video Recorders are standard in almost every home. We have replaced VCR’s and sometimes DVD players with them. Much of our content we consume is digital and not on a disc or tape and in this tutorial I show you how I get footage off my DVR for educational purposes.

Here is the basic recipe:
1. You need a device (conduit) we use the Canopus / Grass Valley ADVC-110 Advanced Digital Video Converter (Affiliate link)

2. Connect the RCA Cables (red white-audio and yellow-video) to the DVR OUT or use an S video cable


3. Connect the end of the RCA Cables to the (red white-audio cables in)

4.Log and capture with your video editing software (we use Adobe Premiere and iMovie)

About Chip Dizárd

Chip is a Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Photoshop Certified Trainer and is passionate about helping people leverage technology for business and communications. He’s done a bit of everything from video production, to web, and application development.
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