Wondering is anyone can assist me in copying my kids aging disney VHS tapes
to DVD before they become unplayable.
We own the tapes, even have all the nice plastic disney cases still, but saddly VHS tapes dont seem to last forever.
Picked up the samsung dvd-r120, it has decent reviews, and was about the limit of my budget.
Now i need a way to get past the macrovision copy protection on the VHS tapes (like 50 or 60 tapes in all)
Ive read some posts about using this or that brand of video enhancer/clairfier
but then there are 5 people posting that it doesnt work for any of the given brands.
I hate to go spend another 70 to 200 dollars for some tiny device that doesnt do what it implies it does.
Ive seen ones like the sema scc-2 godvd, and the dvd red, but one guy will post that it works great, then 5 guys post underneath that it doesnt work at all.
Is any firmware available to get around this?
I dont want to copy DVD's etc, just make some long lasting backups of some video tapes that will probably be unplayable in another few years.
And disney doesnt seem to like re-releasing this stuff on DVD.
Heck id be happy if they would let you trade in a VHS for a dvd plus shipping or something, but i doubt they are going to do that.