Experiences with the easycap DC60 audio and video capture adapter on Linux

This Blog is dedicated to all owners of the STK1160 chip based EasyCAP (or identical) devices, who want to use it under Linux.

Activating audio for the STK1160 device: read the this post

German speaking users: read my article on ubuntuusers.de

The EasyCAP DC60 and its clones are cheap little USB analogue capturing devices which can be used for viewing and recording video under Linux from different sources like VHS tape recorders, satellitereceivers, camcorders ...

Devices and Drivers

Does my device work under Linux?

The informations about the different EasyCAP clones have a new home:

At present I know about four completely hardware different but similar looking EasyCAP models which are mentioned on the Easycap wiki page.

On this linuxtv.org wiki page I've put together all the stuff you need for device identification and informations whether your EasyCAP is supportet under Linux or not.

For the Syntek STK1160 chip based EasyCAP (the only EasyCAP I personally own) I've created another linuxtv.org wiki page with further information.