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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-24-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By VideoTechMan
Don't capture in 10-bit YUV, use 8-bit....all...

Don't capture in 10-bit YUV, use 8-bit....all analog based sources are 8-bit. In addition, capturing in 10-bit is more I/O intense and is mostly for HD based workflows. I also have the Kona LHi and I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By VideoTechMan
Heck I just had a birthday this past...

Heck I just had a birthday this past Friday.....gettin too old for this lol :cool:
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By VideoTechMan
For my setup I use a Tascam 122 MkII tape deck...

For my setup I use a Tascam 122 MkII tape deck (had serviced a few years ago), and have the TEAC C-3RX for backup going into my Tascam DA-3000 onto a CF card. I would then put the card into my...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-28-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By VideoTechMan
The camera will only digitize the signal if its...

The camera will only digitize the signal if its going to be captured via DV direct to the PC. If you are outputting the signal via the analog jacks, then it bypasses the DV conversion. I have the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-28-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,235
Posted By VideoTechMan
Some of the VCR's like the Panasonic AG-1980 (or...

Some of the VCR's like the Panasonic AG-1980 (or its cousin 5710) have line based TBC's which help with some of the image cleanup, but doesn't clean everything. For that reason, an external...
Forum: Marketplace 03-28-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By VideoTechMan
Just a few tips to help you out.....from what I...

Just a few tips to help you out.....from what I know the BR-525 decks, being play units only came with the TBC boards, unlike the 822U recorder unit which were optional. I know since I own one.
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Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By VideoTechMan
A shame about the TBC's going away. Thankfully I...

A shame about the TBC's going away. Thankfully I have two units, the DPS-575 and the Feral unit that both still works well with no issues. Having several broadcast level decks with built in TBC's I...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-25-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,942
Posted By VideoTechMan
I'd thought I would offer a little insight. ...

I'd thought I would offer a little insight.

I have some BetacamSP tapes, and have three SP decks, the BVW-D75 which has SDI, PVW-2800 and the Sony DVW-M2000 Digibeta which is backwards compatible...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-22-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By VideoTechMan
Yes, your right it does, but from what I have...

Yes, your right it does, but from what I have been reading that for VHS being a low rez format it probably wasn't worth it to capture it uncompressed, not to mention the storage requirements.

I am...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-22-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By VideoTechMan
Testing a Capturing Plan for VHS Tapes

Okay I have been in an experimenting mode lately and recently have relocated my studio from an upstairs room (too small to fit all my gear) to a downstairs room with more space to work.

Recently I...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 06-15-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By VideoTechMan
Okay, so what software would be best for level...

Okay, so what software would be best for level monitoring? I have two setups...for the SVHS decks (Panny 1980, etc) I use the AIW card in the XP machine with Virtualdub for captures. For the...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 06-15-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By VideoTechMan
Purchase vectorscope, waveform monitor, or use software?

I have read many topics on checking color and adjusting levels during capture. Since I am relocating my studio to a cooler room and have a proper 42U rack to house my VTR gear should I look into...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By VideoTechMan
That's why I no longer sell on eBay, they are...

That's why I no longer sell on eBay, they are basically anti-seller.
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By VideoTechMan
Yeah that seller is pretty lazy. Doesn't take...

Yeah that seller is pretty lazy. Doesn't take that much effort to make even a composite connection to see if it worked. I could understand if he had a broadcast deck like the Panasonic AG-DS840 in...
Forum: Photo Cameras: Buying & Shooting 11-14-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,031
Posted By VideoTechMan
Recommendations for a new camera with manual controls?

I'd like some recommendations on buying a new camera to take high quality photos with. Being recently married I would like to get into some photography where I can take great pictures. There are of...
Forum: Computers 11-14-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By VideoTechMan
Considering new IPS monitor for HD video editing

The ViewSonic IPS monitor I have been using with my XP capture machines so far has been working well, but now I am looking towards a new IPS monitor for HD work. I ran across this Dell Ultrasharp...
Forum: Computers 06-23-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,525
Posted By VideoTechMan
Most people swear on the Artic Silver 5 paste,...

Most people swear on the Artic Silver 5 paste, but there are other good pastes out there too. Definitely heating up temp wise in Texas but also been punished with alot of rain too over the past month...
Forum: Computers 06-23-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,525
Posted By VideoTechMan
Awesome, i'll make the adjustment for the Noctua...

Awesome, i'll make the adjustment for the Noctua heat sink. There were many good reviews on the 212 Evo, but as we all know reviews is just that. Having dug further about the 212, its more of a...
Forum: Computers 06-23-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,525
Posted By VideoTechMan
Well thats why i come here for good hardware...

Well thats why i come here for good hardware advice. The x99 boards are more expensive and run hotter, and eventually they will be phased out. I haven't decided on a storage drive setup yet so the...
Forum: Computers 06-23-2016, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,525
Posted By VideoTechMan
X99 vs z170 Skylake for HD video encoding?

I had a question on your Skylake build LS. You can merge my post into my 'MB and Chipset' thread if needed, I just wanted to ask how stable your rig has been since you have been using it and how well...
Forum: Computers 06-08-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By VideoTechMan
Ok, I think I am ready to start a component list....

Ok, I think I am ready to start a component list. This build will be for all SD/HD editing work and right now I am just working on the core components to get the system up and running. I still have...
Forum: Computers 06-05-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By VideoTechMan
Ok I have an important question regarding Win 7...

Ok I have an important question regarding Win 7 and the Skylake platform.

I have read that there isn't much support for Windows 7 being installed on a Skylake based system. LS, what OS are you...
Forum: Computers 03-27-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 17,323
Posted By VideoTechMan
I've done this when I transfered the contents of...

I've done this when I transfered the contents of my DAW OS drive that was on a spinner drive to SSD using the cloning software of the SSD. Worked like a charm and haven't lost anything.


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Forum: Computers 03-27-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By VideoTechMan
Nice to meet you fellow Texan! ) Ever want to...

Nice to meet you fellow Texan! ) Ever want to meet up one day let me know, would be interested in seeing your setup!

I do agree downstairs is much cooler compared to upstairs. One of my old...
Forum: Computers 03-27-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,831
Posted By VideoTechMan
I admit I have seen and read alot about eSATA...

I admit I have seen and read alot about eSATA drives as my Asus x79 board has an 6Gbps eSATA port but I have never really used one. I'm also reading of SSD drives that are powered on the PCIe bus as...
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