Can you plug your camera (video or digital still) into a TV and see live video? If so, you can use it with this USB video adapter kit to get animating right away!
To film an animation with a video camera digital still camera using Stop Motion Pro, you'll likely need a USB video adapter, as many modern video cameras (SD, HD, DVD) do not output 'live' video down the USB.
Benefits of this adapter include:
Can be used with a wide range of camcorders, video cameras, and digital still cameras.
Has been tested by Stop Motion Pro on Windows XP, Vista 32-bit, Vista 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit and Windows 7 64-bit.
Composite and S-Video inputs.
Stereo Audio inputs.
Supports both NTSC and PAL.
Powered by the PC.
Includes Arcsoft video editing software and Arcsoft DVD creation software.
How the adapter works: The Adapter has a USB connection for your PC and video connections for your camera's AV, Video, Video out or S-Video socket. With some cameras, a special cord will have been provided by the camera manufacturer.
The adapter is only for standard definition.
You can test to see if the Video adapter will work with your camera before purchasing by following the steps below:
Set your camera to standard definition.
Identify your camera's AV, Video, Video out or S-Video socket.
Connect the camera to your TV's video input socket using the cord supplied by the camera manufacturer.
Turn on the TV and camera and identify the camera setting to see the 'live' picture.
If you having difficulties seeing a 'live' picture, consult the camera manual, contact the camera manufacturer, or try an alternative camera.
Here is a video of the adapter in use with Stop Motion Pro v7:
Minimum system requirements: P4 1.70GHz CPU or above, 256MB of RAM, VGA card with 32MB memory, One available USB 2.0 port, Windows XP or above.
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