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Hauppauge USB-LIVE2
9.4 out of 10

Hauppauge USB-LIVE2

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Overall 6
6.0

It works but it ain't pretty

Charlie, B&H Photo
2 May 2015
  • Excerpt: Installed it and the pilot light didn't come on but the recording light did. Updated the drivers and software and the pilot light comes on now but not the recording light. It records though. Sometimes there is estraneous noise like the wire is acting like an antenna and sometimes there isn't.
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Overall 8
8.0

Hauppauge To The Rescue

20th street Joe, B&H Photo
18 March 2015
  • Excerpt: After trying a highend video capture device (unnamed here as it failed) I opted to try a Hauppauge USB-Live 2 to capture video for an upcomming executive conference where my CEO / Chairman of the Board was intent on opeing the conference on the west coast while the confines of the buiness required...
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Highly Compatible, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

USB-Live2

lamarh, B&H Photo
6 February 2015
  • Excerpt: have recorded vhs tapes to cd. works well in both wintv7 and arcsoft software usages. makes clean copies of data. tapes being copied are pretty clean so can not comment on results if tapes were in bad shape. easy to use. plug it in and run software and everything works well. no negatives so far.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Highly Compatible, Lightweight, Produces High Quality Film
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Overall 10
10

Works Great

Misty Mountain Video, B&H Photo
29 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I needed to capture video with my laptop. Plugged it in and it works great with my power director 12. I did not need to install the supplied software.
  • Pros: Easy To Use
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent video capture

tiger lilly, B&H Photo
3 November 2014
  • Excerpt: I install the software on my Window 7 OS. I start convert my video from tape to PC. The product is clear as video capture from the tape. The product is easy to use and the audio is clear. Even correct movement from the tape.
  • Pros: Clear Audio, Easy To Use, Great Video, Highly Compatible, High Quality Conversion, Lightweight, Light Weight, Produces High Quality Film
  • Cons: Poor Instr For Capture, Show Biz App Error
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Overall 8
8.0

Inexpensive solution

Adams Video Productions, B&H Photo
17 September 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this to stream city council meetings to Ustream. We purchased a new Dell XPS 8700 i7, 12 gb ram, Nvidia GT650, etc - Definitely up to the task of streaming sd video. Next we got a Blackmagic Intensity pro pcie card.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Highly Compatible, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

It works well with my Windows 7 PC.

KB, B&H Photo
11 September 2014
  • Excerpt: Initial setup was a little tricky on my old 32-bit PC running Windows 7, but the forth try was a success. Transferring 20-year old Hi-8 videos to digital MP2 format works great. I can edit the files with PowerDirector 9.
  • Pros: Durable, Highly Compatible, Produces High Quality Film
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Overall 6
6.0

Not aweful

Terry C., Newegg
20 August 2014
  • Pros: Worked well.
  • Cons: Faint High pitched tone/squeal during all recordings. Recording quality at "best" recording setting is ok. Definitely not HD quality. You won't notice unless motion is fast or if there is moving text on the screen. Even smaller static has distortion.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works well, but...

Brian Steele, B&H Photo
10 June 2014
  • Excerpt: My new monitor does not have a composite video input, so I had to find an alternative for displaying the cable TV in a small PIP window. The USB-Live2 allows me to do this, but there is a small catch: there's a 5-second delay in the digitizing process, which is very noticeable when I try to change...
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Half Truths

James W., Newegg
28 April 2014
  • Pros: Haup610 Works like a dream. Detects and records from VHS player perfectly.
  • Cons: Bundled ArcSoft does not edit, does not save in form to record as DVD. All it wants to do is clip all recordings into one CD Video format. So that if your recording is over 700MB it will nor write to disk.
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