Reviews & hands-on

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Pinnacle PCTV USB2 review

    By 12 October 2004

    There’s hardly anything to this Pinnacle kit unlike the massive studio sets we’ve reviewed recently. It’s just the box, the USB lead, the installation CD and that’s it. It’s another device entirely open and honest about the need for USB 2.0...

  • Cameras 3 out of 5

    Dazzle Video Creator 90 video editing software review

    By 11 October 2004

    Look at the package. Aside from the two CDs and manual, this blue box that looks like a child’s fist is all there is to the package, which plugs into your USB 2.0 port after you’ve installed the Pinnacle Studio 9 software. Of the current range, only...

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Pinnacle Studio Moviebox Deluxe 9 review

    By 17 September 2004

    First things first; FA Porsche really shouldn't be taking credit for designing a slab and rounding the edges. The Moviebox looks functional enough, but once you've got two sets of wires going in and out of it, it looks like just another piece of junk...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    Pinnacle LINX USB Plus review

    By 9 December 2003

    With the PC becoming the entertainment system of home, why can't it become a video editing suite as well? Pinnacle Systems hopes to turn your PC into a fully functional editing suite with the help of a nifty little gadget and some very easy-to-use software....

  • Cameras 1.5 out of 5

    Pinnacle MovieBox Studio USB review

    By 9 December 2003

    In thousands of homes across the country sit mountains of videotapes, some with programmes you just haven't got around to watching yet, others with lovingly recorded cult TV series in meticulous order. The most essential kind hold family memories and...