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Why does the TV display a black screen when I try to use a video capture card to record the video output from the Roku or the Blu-ray disc player?


Why does the TV display a black screen when I try to use a video capture card to record the video output from the Roku or the Blu-ray disc player

Black Screen or Error

DVD and Blu-ray discs, which used to be the traditional recording multi-media for movies and TV shows, have been gradually withdrawn from the market. Nowadays, more and more people need to record latest streaming TV shows and movies on platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Roku etc. As we all know, we have to pay for these service all the time to watch them. Fortunately, there’s a workaround now. With video capture devices and standalone video recorders are becoming more and more popular.

When using video capture devices or standalone video recorders to record streaming movies and TV shows on various platforms, the biggest obstacle is the HDCP protection. This article will discuss about it and propose the best way to Strip HDCP of ClonerAlliance.

If you try to Crack ClonerAlliance video capture devices to record HDCP protected content, you may encounter the following problems:

  1. Black Screen

There will be a black screen for some video devices when encountering HDCP content. You need to contact their customer service staff to find out if it is caused by the inability to record HDCP content.

  1. “Unsupport Content” prompt

  1. Other prompts like “Och, something wrong!”

If there is no problem when capturing some other source devices, but some error messages appear when recording from a certain source, it may also be due to the limitations of HDCP recording. For details, please refer to How to remove the HDCP protection of a video capture card

Solutions

Solution 1: Use Open PassDCP software

What is Open PassDCP?

Open PassDCP is a utility software, which is specifically used to crack various video capture devices or video recorders and strip the HDCP protection from the devices, allowing the devices to bypass the HDCP protection and record the videos. It supports a variety of brands of video capture devices and standalone video recorders, easy to use and completely free. Up to now, Open PassDCP has supported to crack ClonerAlliance products. With the development of the next version, Open PassDCP will support more brands of products.

For detailed usage process, please refer to How to bypass or strip HDCP without buying an HDMI splitter to remove HDCP

Pros:

  • Totally free.

  • Fast.

  • Permanently remove and strip HDCP protection.

  • Suitable for many brands and models of video capture products.

Cons:

  • You need to install Open PassDCP software on your PC. I think that it is not a big deal, all of the video capture cards need to work with software on PC.

For Mac users, please refer to How to bypass or strip HDCP without buying an HDMI splitter to remove HDCP or How to record 4K UHD streaming hit movies and tv shows without PC required

Solution 2: Use an HDMI splitter

For the brands of video capture devices that are not currently supported by Open PassDCP, an HDMI splitter can be used to solve the HDCP problem.

Pros:

  • No need to install PC software. Plug and play.

Cons:

  • You need to pay.

  • It may not be able to support HDCP 2.0 or above.

  • It is not suitable to purchase through formal channels.

  • Too many models, unstable product quality, prone to damage after long time use.

  • You must connect an HDMI splitter to the video capture device all the time. The connection is complicated.

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