Dazzle Video Creator Platinum Video/Audio Converter

Item#:  P121-8122  | Model#: 230100037

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Dazzle Video Creator Platinum Product Details

Dazzle Video Creator Platinum
Dazzle Video Creator Platinum provides a simple, fast way to record home videos of the highest quality. Transfer them straight to DVDs or transform them into polished movies before archiving onto DVDs or sending them to mobile devices. Dazzle Video Creator Platinum is a plug-and-play USB 1.1 or 2.0 device that allows you to record your videos from a camcorder, a VCR, or any video equipment with analog outputs. Dazzle Video Creator Platinum uses a hardware encoding chip for real-time video encoding into high-quality MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and DivX formats without taxing your computer’s CPU resources.

It comes with both InstantDVD Recorder software that allows you to transfer videos straight from tapes to DVDs, complete with menus, and Pinnacle Studio QuickStart software to easily create fully polished movies with titles, transitions, music and more, before burning to CDs and DVDs. You can effortlessly export your masterpieces for sharing on DVDs, Apple iPod, Sony PSP and other similar portable devices.

Simplicity & Ease
A software Wizard guides you through all the steps, from capture to menu creation to burning -- anyone can do it in minutes.
SmartMovie
Turn your videos into amazing movies. Trim your videos, improve image and sound quality, add effects, stills, titles, and background music, even create movies automatically with SmartMovie, then save them to DVDs* with Pinnacle Studio QuickStart.
InstantDVD Recorder
Pinnacle InstantDVD Recorder software lets you record your videos directly to DVD* without first copying them to your hard drive. Burn multiple videos on one DVD. Custom menus and chapters make for effortless on-screen navigation.
Export to iPod or PSP
Dazzle Video Creator Platinum is equipped with all of the latest compression formats for viewing your movies on Apple® Video iPod®, Sony® PSP™, and DivX® certified players.

Specifications

  • Hardware Specifications:
    • Video inputs: Composite video (RCA), S-Video (mini-DIN)
    • Audio inputs: Stereo audio (RCA x2)
    • On-board MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and DivX® compression hardware
    • PC connection: Hi-Speed USB 2.0 or USB 1.1
  • Software Specifications:
    • Capture from any video source with composite (RCA) or S-Video output
  • Capture Formats:
    • Hardware compressed MPEG-1, MPEG-2 & MPEG-4
  • Import Formats: (Studio QuickStart)
    • Video: DV, AVI, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DivX®, MPEG-4, Windows Media® Format, Non-encrypted DVD Titles*
    • Audio: WAV, MP3*
    • Graphics: BMP, JPG, PCT, TGA, TIF, Windows Media Format
  • Export Formats: (Studio QuickStart)
    • Video CD (VCD) or S-VCD with optional CD burner (CD-R or CD-RW)
    • iPod & PSP compatible (MPEG-4)
    • DVD with optional DVD burner (DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R or DVD+RW)
    • DV, AVI, DivX, RealVideo® 8, Windows Media 9, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 files
    • Dolby® Digital 2 channel and 5.1 channel audio

A Closer Look

Features

  • Share your movies on the go!
    Dazzle Video Creator Platinum is equipped with all of the latest compression formats for viewing your movies on Apple® Video iPod®, Sony® PSP™, and DivX® certified players.
  • Turn your videos into amazing movies
    Trim your videos, improve image and sound quality, add effects, stills, titles, and background music, even create movies automatically with SmartMovie, then save them to DVDs* with Pinnacle Studio QuickStart.
  • Easy on your PC
    On-board MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 hardware lets you create high-quality DVDs without tying up your PC while you’re recording. Hardware encoding gives you the ultimate in recording quality.
  • Save time, save space
    Pinnacle InstantDVD Recorder software lets you record your videos directly to DVD* without first copying them to your hard drive. Burn multiple videos on one DVD. Custom menus and chapters make for effortless on-screen navigation.
  • Powerful performance with exceptional results
    On-board MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and DivX recording hardware creates high-quality videos without slowing down your PC. Capture from virtually any video source – S-Video and Composite Video inputs provide full-resolution DVD recording.
  • Simple enough for anyone to use
    Transfer your memories to DVDs* in minutes without having to spend time learning new technology.
  • Connect via USB 2.0 or USB 1.1
    Dazzle Video Creator Platinum gives you the option of connecting to your PC or laptop with either a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 or a USB 1.1 port.
  • Simple sharing and safe archiving
    Burn all your movies on long-lasting DVDs that can be played on any home DVD player.
  • Easy navigating
    Choose from a variety of templates to create professional-looking menus for your DVDs. Automatic scene detection creates chapter marks that make it easy to move around within your movies.
  • Fast processing
    Creating a DVD couldn't be faster. Connect your camcorder or VCR to your PC and click one button. Video goes straight from tape to disc, without storing anything on your computer’s hard drive.
  • No experience required
    A software Wizard guides you through all the steps, from capture to menu creation to burning -- anyone can do it in minutes.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Windows® XP (SP2 or higher)
  • Intel® Pentium® or AMD® Athlon® 1.4 GHz or higher (2.4 GHz or higher recommended)
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • DirectX® 9 or higher compatible graphics card with 64 MB (ATI® Radeon® or NVIDIA® GeForce™ 3 or higher, with 128 MB recommended)
  • DirectX 9 or higher compatible sound card (Creative® Audigy® or M-Audio® recommended)
  • 1 GB of disk space to install software and 3 GB to install bonus content
  • 1 USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) or USB 1.1 port
  • DVD burner for creating DVDs


What's Included


  • Dazzle DVC 170 USB video capture device with MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and MPEG-4 compression hardware
  • Pinnacle InstantDVD Recorder software
  • Pinnacle Studio QuickStart software
  • Studio Bonus DVD
  • Quick Installation and Getting Started guides
 
  • Manufactured by: Pinnacle Systems
    Warranty provided by: Pinnacle Systems
    Limited Warranty: 12 months parts; 12 months labor
    Mfg Part No: 230100037
    UPC No: 613570218432
    Box Size: ( Length:14, Width:5, Depth:2)
    Shipping Weight: 1.4500 pound(s)
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    Miami, FL. 33144

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