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Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 09-05-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By cerestan
I tried a dvd in a Win 10 laptop (Ninja Scroll...

I tried a dvd in a Win 10 laptop (Ninja Scroll 4:3 version) @ 1600x1200, this was full screen on the laptop with no borders.

Ninja Scroll...
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 09-05-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By cerestan
Ignore what I said about the Macbook video...

Ignore what I said about the Macbook video colour, I'd left f.lux enabled. :smack:

Macbook corrected (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rJ21HNJXKDLTRGBqfTyF2LNUpWA2M56W)
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 09-04-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By cerestan
I made three captures from the CYP box, these...

I made three captures from the CYP box, these were a lot more straight forward than using the Ultrastudio Pro.

Inception Blu-ray...
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 09-04-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By cerestan
I had intended to use a blu-ray player but that...

I had intended to use a blu-ray player but that would only output 1080p and that's not supported by the Ultrastudio. Instead I used a Macbook but that left the black space above and below the...
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 09-03-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By cerestan
I did a capture of the output and I'm not seeing...

I did a capture of the output and I'm not seeing signs of flicker or tearing.

UltraStudio Pro downscaling (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vM9oTNmqHsA8_BZ3KGEdMQ2qG6tWDLy6/view?usp=sharing)
...
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 09-03-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By cerestan
I'll take a look at the output sometime this...

I'll take a look at the output sometime this week. I also have a CYP cm-388 that downscales from HDMI to s-video, I'll see if I can find that and compare results.
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 09-02-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,663
Posted By cerestan
I only had a quick play but it looks like the...

I only had a quick play but it looks like the Intensity Shuttle only outputs digital to component. I also tried the Ultrastudio Pro (mentioned over on VideoHelp...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-16-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,746
Posted By cerestan
Thanks LordSmurf. I won't carry on here but will...

Thanks LordSmurf. I won't carry on here but will start a new thread once I have a chance to play. :salute:
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-15-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,746
Posted By cerestan
I have been using the BE3 successfully with its...

I have been using the BE3 successfully with its SDI to analogue counterpart, but I never got to testing the SDI output successfully with another third party device.

I did get hold of a KDS Leeza...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 06-11-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By cerestan
I bought this pack of belts on AliExpress: ...

I bought this pack of belts on AliExpress:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/30pcs-mix-cassette-tape-machine-belt-NEW-Assorted-COMMON-BELT-REPAIR-REBUILD-HG2826/32808301253.html

Cost next to...
Forum: Computers 06-03-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By cerestan
Another option is to get a dedicated downscaler...

Another option is to get a dedicated downscaler like this one: CYP-388 (http://cypeurope.com/store/store/app/product/CM-388).
They turn up on ebay from time to time for not too much money, I got one...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-05-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By cerestan
Thanks sanlyn, I appreciate the advice.

Thanks sanlyn, I appreciate the advice.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-04-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By cerestan
Side by side the VHS clip seems to lack the...

Side by side the VHS clip seems to lack the vibrant colour of the DVD. I know there's nothing to gain from improving this clip but it seemed as good a place as any to work with the colour settings. ...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-03-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By cerestan
Thanks for the appraisal, I'll keep the Toshiba...

Thanks for the appraisal, I'll keep the Toshiba just for tape winding then :)

I was going to stick with component from the SVM but looking at the stills and your observations maybe s-video is the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 10-15-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By cerestan
Sure msgohan, I can't edit the post so I'll add...

Sure msgohan, I can't edit the post so I'll add them here.

JVC settings: TBC/NR=on, BEST=on, Picture Control=Edit, Digital 3R=on.

I've done another couple of captures, this time using Spiderman...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 10-15-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By cerestan
Are you still having problems sanlyn? If...

Are you still having problems sanlyn?

If you'd prefer another host for the files let me know.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 10-13-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By cerestan
Comparing capture setups for XCapture-1

Before I start any capturing I wanted to do a comparison of a few ways I can capture using the XCapture-1.

I've made the following captures and I'd be grateful for your opinions on them. I've...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 10-06-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By cerestan
Ah okay, I might give it another go and see how...

Ah okay, I might give it another go and see how it behaves.

I ended up going through all of that thread as it was an interesting read.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 10-05-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By cerestan
Thanks guys. I'd not come across that...

Thanks guys.

I'd not come across that discussion msgohan and that setting has brought down the dropped and inserted frames to as good as zero. I'm surprised I've not seen it mentioned elsewhere...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 09-30-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By cerestan
My XCapture setup with VirtualDub not working?

So following the good advice I've received previously here and after reading various posts and guides this is the setup I've ended up with.

Hardware:
VCR - JVC S8600
Hi8 VCR - Sony EV-C500E
...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 01-03-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By cerestan
Thanks guys. Clearly I've got a lot to learn,...

Thanks guys. Clearly I've got a lot to learn, which I hope to do once I'm over my hardware fixation :D

I use both Macbook and PC, and Macbook's Bootcamp as there's only Windows drivers for the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 01-03-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By cerestan
That's a nice improvement there Goldwingfahrer! ...

That's a nice improvement there Goldwingfahrer!

I've not really looked into the whole improving the capture side of things, I seem to have got distracted by the hardware :laugh:

I've always had...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 01-03-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By cerestan
Yeah, it seemed where there was chroma noise on...

Yeah, it seemed where there was chroma noise on the tape it was definitely more pronounced on the Sanyo. I wouldn't mind getting hold of a less abused model to check out the quality.

Incidentally...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-27-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By cerestan
Thanks lordsmurf, I've attached all as requested....

Thanks lordsmurf, I've attached all as requested.

Looks like I'll give up on this machine then and return it, bit of a shame as it's great build quality and has some nifty features but it looks...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-25-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By cerestan
Thanks for that, and it's good to know the...

Thanks for that, and it's good to know the correct term for it. :D

I'm a bit disappointed the visual quality isn't better, is does look like it's had a hard life though so perhaps it's just this...
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