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Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 07-09-2003, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By mpierce
Is the audio file DTS, by any chance? You will...

Is the audio file DTS, by any chance? You will see this shown in the small window that pops up in DVD2AVI during frame serving. If so, you cannot easily decode this format. Chances are there is a...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 06-16-2003, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By mpierce
follow-up

Kwag,

I originally ripped using DVD Decrypter. After havig used Smart Ripper, all seems well. I will let you know when I finish.

Thanks.

Also, my .AC3 file was 400MB, not 40MB.

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Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 06-16-2003, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By mpierce
DVD2AVI: Reading video faster than it should be?

Hi Kwag,

I have been using DVD2AVI successfully for over one year now. I have been Dolby Digital to Decode instead of Demux becuase I want a .wav file rather than an .ac3 file. I know this takes...
Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 04-07-2003, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By mpierce
Re: Super Success!!!

I should add that all of the encodes below were done at 480 x 480. For low res video downloads, I can use the standard VCD res of 352x240 with no problems.

Also, the sample encodes were not 51MB...
Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 04-07-2003, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By mpierce
Re: Mintek 1600 trouble

I had the same problem for the longest time. Finally, a breathrough. See the post titled Mintek DVD-1600 by SDawson. I have posted there today with my findings.

I hope they help you.

100571
Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 04-07-2003, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By mpierce
Super Success!!!

Wow!

Thanks to Bytecode and others for the suggestions. I am now able to play at 23.97 and I don't have to worry about any interlace/de-interlace issues on my Mintek DVD-1600.

Here's what I...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 04-07-2003, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By mpierce
VirtualDub: horrible clicking sounds in audio

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I made a small movie with my digital camera in AVI format. Playback through PowerDVD was fine, but once I converted it to MPG for use as a VCD, the sound was making horrible clicking sounds...
Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 04-03-2003, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By mpierce
Re: how did you get 23.97fpd to work on a mintek1600?

Hi Bytecode,

My DVD-1600 does not have the VCD logo on the front. I encode in TMPGEnc at 480x480 as a VCD and use the Nero Wizard to burn as a VCD, as well. Do you think there is an issue using...
Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 03-27-2003, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By mpierce
Re: how did you get 23.97fpd to work on a mintek1600?

Thanks for the eply.

I use DVD2AVI and "Force Film" when appropriate. I then use TMPEnc with audio set at 160kbs, 44.1.

I do not have this audio problem when I encode at 29.97fps though.


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Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 03-27-2003, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By mpierce
how did you get 23.97fpd to work on a mintek1600?

Bytecode,

As the subject says: "How did you do it?" When I try this, audio continually fades in and out. Please let me know. I have a new Mintek 1600, as well.

Thanks.

100571
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 10-07-2002, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 700
Posted By mpierce
what setting to use???

Hi Kwag,

Usually the majority of the DVD's I encode are at 29.97 progressive and require that I use force film. I have a DVD that DVD2AVI previewed at 23.97 interlaced. Do I still use force film...
Forum: Video Capturing / Recording 09-06-2002, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,147
Posted By mpierce
Recording Video in Huffyuv with Ulead video studio SE?

I am using the program above along with my USB unit to capture vids from VHS. I am curious to try the HuffyCodec, but in the various setting menus for ulead video studio SE, I cannot find where I...
Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 09-05-2002, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By mpierce
There is also the Mintek 1710 that plays your...

There is also the Mintek 1710 that plays your templates very well, kwag (not at 704 x 480 though). From Best Buy.

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Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 09-04-2002, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By mpierce
Re: Which Frame Rate to Use w/Templates

You always capture at 29.97fps. If your VHS tapes are movies, they were shot FILM (24fps), so you have to "Inverse Telecine" your captures, so that you encode at 23.976. You can IVTC with TMPEG, but...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 09-03-2002, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By mpierce
Re: Which Frame Rate to Use w/Templates

You always capture at 29.97fps. If your VHS tapes are movies, they were shot FILM (24fps), so you have to "Inverse Telecine" your captures, so that you encode at 23.976. You can IVTC with TMPEG, but...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 08-29-2002, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By mpierce
Re: i used fit cd, now what?

Hey, JJ89.

Do what I do and click on "other settings". Then check the top box for "source". This will allow you to set beginning and ending points for each encoded segment you wish to make. ...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 08-29-2002, 10:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,977
Posted By mpierce
Hi Yoda, In FitCD, I choose SVCD (480 x 480)...

Hi Yoda,

In FitCD, I choose SVCD (480 x 480) with overscan blocks set to 2. Then load the x3 template in TMPGEnc and change the default encode res to 480 x 480, as well. The sample I made looked...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 08-29-2002, 10:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,977
Posted By mpierce
HI Kwag, similar to Easy123, I am getting...

HI Kwag,

similar to Easy123, I am getting half screen interwoven "chunks" of video with the x3 template (NTSC) on my Mintek 1600. Thusfar, I have been able to successfully use your 352x480 and...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 08-28-2002, 10:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,977
Posted By mpierce
HI Kwag, similar to Easy123, I am getting...

HI Kwag,

similar to Easy123, I am getting half screen interwoven "chunks" of video with the x3 template (NTSC) on my Mintek 1600. Thusfar, I have been able to successfully use your 352x480 and...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 08-28-2002, 09:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,977
Posted By mpierce
HI Kwag, similar to Easy123, I am getting...

HI Kwag,

similar to Easy123, I am getting half screen interwoven "chunks" of video with the x3 template (NTSC) on my Mintek 1600. Thusfar, I have been able to successfully use your 352x480 and...
Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 08-27-2002, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By mpierce
Re: WinDVD

If it is an e-machine or like one, they sometimes put a sticker on the back of the computer with the serial number for the DVD software on it. Mine came this way.

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Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 08-27-2002, 03:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,977
Posted By mpierce
checking the anamorphic output box when FitCD determines source is anamorphic?

Kwag,

Boy am I eager to check this out. Curious though. When I have used the other templates I have been checking the anamorphic output box when FitCD determines that the source is anamorphic. ...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 08-27-2002, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By mpierce
With the 704 x 480, yes. I have never tried the...

With the 704 x 480, yes. I have never tried the 352 x 240 because I have heard that the quality is on par with VCD. I would love to retain the quality I have come to enjoy with the other templates...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 08-27-2002, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By mpierce
KVCD: Abrupt scene changes?

Hi Kwag,

I am very pleased with the results of your wonderful templates, thus far. However; I am noticing occasional abrupt scene changes. When a scene happens to change, sometimes the...
Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 08-16-2002, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By mpierce
KVCD: Mintek 1600 success!

Kwag and All:

After much frustration and stress I believe I have finally got a winner here.

I was initially using the KVCDX2 704 x 480 template at 29.97fps. The picture and all was great;...
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