Equipment - Video Decoder

Meteor camera produces a composite video output that needs to be converted into a digital format.

Dazzle video decoder DCV100

Video Decoder

The CCTV camera produces a composite video output that needs to be converted into a digital format that your PC will understand. This can be done using an internal video capture card or a USB device. There are many such ideo capture devices to choose from but we have seen compatibility issues and poor image quality with some of the budget units (especially “made in china” knock-offs).

Tried and tested (recommended) video capture devices are:

The Dazzle DVC 100 is superseded by the Dazzle DVD HD Recorder. Several of our members are already using this new decoder on a daily basis without any issues.