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Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-23-2020, 03:45 AM
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Posted By msgohan
One reason for using this workflow is that you...

One reason for using this workflow is that you don't need to add the external TBC.

Follow Bogilein's advice. He uses this workflow and reads the Gleitz forum. I've only glanced over a few posts...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-22-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 649
Posted By msgohan
Too easy indeed. The VHS playback side of combo...

Too easy indeed. The VHS playback side of combo units are some of the worst VCRs out there. And all or almost all of these use a composite connection from the VCR to the DVD recorder section and all...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-22-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 649
Posted By msgohan
Quoting for emphasis: I don't own an...

Quoting for emphasis:


I don't own an OSSC, but I think NJRoadfan does, and I watch the RetroRGB podcast every week which discusses these video game scalers. They are specifically designed to do...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-22-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 146,695
Posted By msgohan
All of those samples were played back on...

All of those samples were played back on Mitsubishi HS-HD2000U with its DNR&TBC function disabled.

I also took one camera shot of this frame played on a Samsung LCD HDTV; that one used a different...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-22-2020, 01:29 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 146,695
Posted By msgohan
I showed Faroudja DVP3000 here:...

I showed Faroudja DVP3000 here: https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/376526-VHS-waviness-in-digital-conversion-comparison-screenshots

It claims "10-bit Adaptive color decoding with Time Base...
Forum: Encode, Convert for streaming 04-20-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By msgohan
He only mentioned trying to set DAR. "PAR" and...

He only mentioned trying to set DAR. "PAR" and "SAR" only appear in his post via his specs and his final query.
Forum: Encode, Convert for streaming 04-20-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By msgohan
In Hybrid, Crop/Resize tab: change Input PAR to...

In Hybrid, Crop/Resize tab: change Input PAR to 20:11. Now if you look at the x264 command line, it should say --sar 20:11 which is required per: http://www.x264bluray.com/home/480i-ntsc

One man's...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-20-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By msgohan
No details were provided on the workflow used to...

No details were provided on the workflow used to capture this clip. In a previous post you mentioned using a Philips VR1000 into a Kramer TBC. The fix may be as simple as disabling the line TBC of...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-19-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By msgohan
I've used ScenalyzerLive on Win7 64-bit to both...

I've used ScenalyzerLive on Win7 64-bit to both capture DV from camcorder and export it from hard drive to camcorder. Haven't tried it with Win10 personally, but I believe others have had success....
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-19-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By msgohan
Did you troubleshoot at all? Confirmed that this...

Did you troubleshoot at all? Confirmed that this happens with VCR connected directly to a TV or monitor?
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-19-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By msgohan
I've got a video guide in mind showing how to...

I've got a video guide in mind showing how to attach samples, if you want to wait for me to get around to it.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-19-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By msgohan
8mm tape refers to a family of formats that all...

8mm tape refers to a family of formats that all used the same size carrier: Video8, Hi8, Digital8.

Unless all of your tapes are Digital8, you should seek to capture lossless instead of...
Forum: Project Planning, Workflows 04-19-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By msgohan
You're using one of the worst possible setups, so...

You're using one of the worst possible setups, so the answer to question 1 is yes, there is a lot of room for improvement.

VHS/DVD combo player (the worst VCRs ever made) -> composite -> Easycrap...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-16-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By msgohan
Looks the same as your previous thread:...

Looks the same as your previous thread: http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/video-capture/10475-horizontal-shaking-line.html
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-16-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By msgohan
^ 10-bit Huffyuv?? Which means take with...

^ 10-bit Huffyuv??


Which means take with huge grain of salt, as anyone could have added the info.

The PAL chroma resolution should say 40x288 not 240, since it's a 2:1 line average....
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-16-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By msgohan
I feel like there are a handful of threads...

I feel like there are a handful of threads recently on this topic where people are over-complicating things.

The machine I'm currently using as a dedicated WinXP capture box is:

AMD Athlon 64...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-14-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By msgohan
Hi imgkd. Your window in comp2.mp4 looks...

Hi imgkd. Your window in comp2.mp4 looks fantastic compared to the other two! Great job. Of course, without the original for reference, someone just looking at the completed clip would still...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-13-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By msgohan
A higher-quality option (the best, actually) is...

A higher-quality option (the best, actually) is QTGMC. The FAQ in that video's description even mentions it.

Install Hybrid by Selur for a nice GUI, and more importantly, you then don't have to...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-13-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By msgohan
352x288 (VCD) is approx. Half-VHS luma...

352x288 (VCD) is approx. Half-VHS luma resolution. (Half of the vertical info of source is tossed.)

PAL 625-line analog video contains 576 active scanlines per frame. These are discrete;...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-12-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By msgohan
Yeah, you're just viewing your lossless captures...

Yeah, you're just viewing your lossless captures without double-frame-rate deinterlacing and comparing that to (probably) hardware deinterlacing by your player. It's recognizing the DV as interlaced...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-11-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By msgohan
http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/news/7887-how-play...

http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/news/7887-how-play-interlaced.html

Please add your location to your Profile. Doesn't have to be exact city if you're not comfortable sharing that info.

If you...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-10-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By msgohan
Sorry, I've never seen that. Please attach a...

Sorry, I've never seen that.

Please attach a small sample demonstrating this. Compress it to H.264 (MP4 or MKV) for now. Maybe I would need lossless to diagnose, but lossy might be good enough so...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-10-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By msgohan
I was going to say that you should immediately...

I was going to say that you should immediately stop playing any tapes you care about in this VCR. I'm sorry I was too late.

For what it's worth, I tried researching this a bit the other day, after...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-10-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By msgohan
MP4 sample: many problems! Let's solve them.

^ lol, what do you mean you just found it? On the ground? :D

Those USB IDs indicate it's the most common EasyCAP (EasyCRAP) out there; the EasyCap DC60 (Syntek STK1160 chip). I compared its...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-08-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By msgohan
Please reply back with the name of the USB...

Please reply back with the name of the USB capture device that you bought.

And here is one way to grab hardware IDs:

Start Menu -> Run -> type devmgmt.msc and hit ENTER key
or: Control...
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