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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 03, 2007
    Using Monitor like a TV
    Hi, I have a firewire to RCA cable thing, and I was curious how I could use that to have a window previewing what's going throught the RCA's.

    I just want to use it to play my gamecube through my mac.

    It works in iMovie, but that's a really heavy program. I looked for an option like that in VLC but I couldn't find it. I even tried the preview in iChat, but for some reason it would pick up my "camera", but not show any picture.

    Are there any programs that help preview or display what's playing on your camera?


  2. #2

    Member Since
    Mar 04, 2006
    quicktime pro would sorta do what you want.

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Mar 03, 2007
    I got quicktime pro. and it only shows it in a tiny little window. Thanks for the suggestion though!

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    Feb 02, 2004
    You never mentioned what Mac you have.
    Anyway, there are ways to achieve this, just do a search on the forum for "EyeTV" and you will find a plethora of helpful threads.
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  5. #5

    Member Since
    Mar 03, 2007
    Ok, I have a iMac G4, 1.25Ghz with 512mb of RAM (i hope to get more).

    I actually emailed elgato, and asked them if the eyetv worked with what I have, they said no unfortunately.

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