Mar 03, 2016

Scythe foot switch and Elgato Game Capture HD

Usually, you can record in Elgato Game Capture HD by pressing the large, red button at the bottom right corner of the Capture window.

You can also use a Scythe USB Foot Switch 2 to start and stop recording.
 





 

Purchase - Scythe USB Foot Switch 2
 
 
The Scythe USB Foot Switch 2 is available from various retailers, including Amazon.

Scythe USB Foot Switch 2 at Amazon.com

 

Setup - Scythe USB Foot Switch 2


Connect the Scythe USB Foot Switch 2 to your Mac via USB.

Instal Elgato Game Capture HD software version 1.1 or higher.

In the Elgato Game Capture HD Preferences, choose Use foot switch to toggle capture.

 

Usage - Scythe USB Foot Switch 2


Once you have turned on Scythe USB Foot Switch 2 support in the Elgato Game Capture HD Preferences, it's ready to be used.

First, select Capture Mode in the Elgato Game Capture HD software.  Then:

• If you are not yet recording, press the Scythe USB Foot Switch 2 once to start recording

• If you are already recording, press the Scythe USB Foot Switch 2 once to stop recording