Can I download video to laptop from 8mm camcorder?

By srutter22
Aug 17, 2007
  1. I need help. I'm not the most educated person when it comes to technology. I have a 8mm Samsung (model# scw61) Being as it does not have a video card. I would like to be able to download or somehow get the video onto my laptop- which has Windows Vista operating system. So that I can burn it onto a DVD. Is there an adator that I can use to do this? Or is there someway that I can get my tapes onto DVD without sending them off every time I have a new one to get done? If this makes sense to anyone and you think you can help, it would be greatly appreciated.
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Your camera has S-Video output, which you use to play back the video on TV. All you need is a TV tuner device for your computer that accepts S-Video input (most do).
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