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Convert security cam to web cam

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April 13, 2009 4:34:50 AM

my dad has an old security cam that he would like to try to convert into a web cam i believe he has rca connectors on the cam now. how can he convert this to a web cam?
April 13, 2009 7:24:50 AM

AFAIK, you can't make a security cam as a webcam, but you can make a webcam a security cam.
April 13, 2009 3:15:31 PM

If you have a video card or TV tuner/capture card with a video in, just plug the yellow RCA connector from the camera into that. I'm sure if you search for webcam software out there you can find something to run it for free. If you don't already have a tuner card you can probably find one for around $20-30, but for that much, if you don't care about the TV recording, you might as well just buy a dedicated webcam that will include all the software you need,
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