Category Archives: Capture Cards

Want to be the next big thing on YouTube? Then you need a capture card! But which one? We compare Hauppauge, AVerMedia, Roxio & Elgato to find the best HD unit!

AVerMedia LGP – PS4 PC-Free Mode Set-Up Guide & Quality Test

AVerMedia LGP – PS4 PC-Free Mode Set-Up Guide & Quality Test

You probably haven’t noticed this but I haven’t posted anything to my YouTube channel since the PS4 was released. Thanks to Sony’s DCHP protection I haven’t been able to record any gameplay on my AVerMedia LGP. I know that people have been using HDMI splitters to record PS4 gameplay but I’ve been far too busy toContinue Reading

AVerMedia Game Capture HD – Christmas Capture Card Giveaway

AVerMedia Game Capture HD – Christmas Capture Card Giveaway

Earlier this year I was lucky enough to receive a complementary Live Gamer Portable from the folks over at AVerMedia. In a nutshell (disclaimer: and in my own personal opinion) it is the best HD capture card available right now. The LGP is compatible with all of the major systems and, moving into 2014, willContinue Reading

FIFA 14: AVerMedia LGP – Sony Vegas Settings

FIFA 14: AVerMedia LGP – Sony Vegas Settings

I have quite a bit of FIFA 14 gameplay lined up but thought it would be wise to check out my render settings on a shorter clip before I dive into any editing. What could be better than a 25 yard pile driver from thelldoctor…. [ok, before you complain that I wasted 29 seconds ofContinue Reading

AVerMedia LGP: PC Free Mode Set-Up & Quality Test

AVerMedia LGP: PC Free Mode Set-Up & Quality Test

In this post I will show you how to get started with the AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable’s “PC Free” mode. The tutorial is based on my own experience of setting up the LGP with my Sony Playstation 3 but XBOX and Wii users should also find the instructions useful. 1. AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable PerhapsContinue Reading

AVerMedia C875 PC Free mode: win a 128GB SD card

AVerMedia C875 PC Free mode: win a 128GB SD card

Towards the end of last week, my AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable arrived and, in case you’re not subscribed to my YouTube Channel, here is the first of many videos I will be doing on this awesome device: AVerMedia C875 Unboxing, First Thoughts & Giveaway A couple of days later I posted this guide for settingContinue Reading

AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable: PC free mode set-up & storage

AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable: PC free mode set-up & storage

Update: now that I have been able to set-up my LGP I have put together a set of instructions for using the C875’s PC-free mode & also recorded a quality test. The raw video was rendered in Sony Vegas using the same template that I used for my old Game Capture HD. Last week IContinue Reading

AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable (C875) – the wait is almost over

AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable (C875) – the wait is almost over

It’s here…. almost. Back in February I was lucky enough to secure a review sample of the AVerMedia Game Capture Portable, which I suspect might be the best selling capture card in 2013. Why do I say that? Where do we begin? The C875 supports full HD recording at 60fps and works with consoles asContinue Reading

Win an AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable (C875)

Win an AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable (C875)

If you’re subscribed to my YouTube channel then you’re no probably aware I’m eagerly awaiting delivery of my AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable which, on paper, looks like it should be the best HD Capture Card in 2013. Well, it appears as though the wait is almost over as the following update was posted to the official AVerMediaContinue Reading

AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable (C875): best HD capture card of 2013?

AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable (C875): best HD capture card of 2013?

Just under a week ago I posted a “first look” at AVerMedia’s latest offering in the HD capture card market: the Live Gamer Portable. In short summary, I said that the C875 would be a direct competitor for the Elgato Game Capture HD but, on closer inspection, it seems to blow everything else out ofContinue Reading

First Look: AVerMedia Live Gamer HD portable

First Look: AVerMedia Live Gamer HD portable

If you’re subscribed to my YouTube channel, then you know I am a big fan of AVerMedia products and have been using their Game Capture HD for the past 12 months. The device proved to be a great solution for my “PS3 in one room, PC in another” dilemma: allowing me to record high definitionContinue Reading

Save 50% on the Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition

Save 50% on the Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition

For the past 8 months I have been using an AVerMedia Game Capture HD to record, amongst other things, Call of Duty, FIFA and Gran Turismo 5. The device has served me well and I am of the opinion it is the perfect capture card for anyone who is looking to start a YouTube channel.Continue Reading