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Orion - Video Capture Device for Mac OS X


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Orion Video Capture Device for Mac OS X


The useful and immensely versatile Orion Video Capture Device makes it easy for you to view and capture video recordings on an Apple computer. The Orion Video Capture Device for Mac OS X attaches directly to your video camera, camcorder, DVD player, DVR, VCR, or any device equipped with an RCA composite or S-Video output, and allows you to view and capture footage from those devices for viewing on your Apple computer. 

The easy to use device features a USB 2.0 interface and has been designed for use with the Orion StarShoot Deep Space Video Camera and StarShoot Video Eyepiece (both sold separately), but it will work with any video equipment featuring an RCA composite or S-Video output. Captured files can be used to further process images with included astronomy software. The Orion Video Capture device for Mac OS X is compatible with the Night Skies Network for broadcasting live images of the night sky over the internet. 

The Orion Video Capture Device for Mac OS X includes software for capturing and converting footage to other formats. Includes RCA composite and S-Video inputs for a wide versatility range. Use it to upload videos to YouTube and for transferring video files for your iPod, iPod Touch, iPad, AppleTV, PSP, PS3, XBOX, and mobile devices. The Orion Video Capture Device is compatible with both NTSC and PAL standards.

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Additional Information

Name Orion - Video Capture Device for Mac OS X
Manufacturer Orion
Model 52181
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Software Features
USB Cable
Weather Proof