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Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 06-30-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By BruceOlsen
2nd gen VHS quality has multiple problems?

I'm starting to figure out the corrections I need to make on most caps but I don't have any idea what to do with this 2nd gen VHS copy

I'm not too worried about the shaking, it's everything else. ...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-29-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By BruceOlsen
I'm not sure what you'd consider static, but...

I'm not sure what you'd consider static, but there are long sections with the camera on a tripod and minimal movement (holiday celebrations, band concerts). So I guess it's mostly static.

AviDemux...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-29-2022, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By BruceOlsen
keaton, thanks for the link ls, good to hear...

keaton, thanks for the link

ls, good to hear from you. When I got my workflow from you, you had some stuff going on. Glad you're still OK. We mask up indoors still--don't see the big deal. Quite a...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-28-2022, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By BruceOlsen
Probably true, but: --retired --fixed income ...

Probably true, but:
--retired
--fixed income
--inflation
--parsimonious SO
I'll stop there ;-)

If I can dumb it down enough I won't have to do it, either.
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 06-28-2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By BruceOlsen
Thanks a lot. I'll give that a try tomorrow. ...

Thanks a lot. I'll give that a try tomorrow.

I have both VDub and avisynth. Knew them fairly well a couple of years ago...

I'll probably use both just to exercise the muscles and post results.
Forum: Encode, Convert for streaming 06-28-2022, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By BruceOlsen
Thanks. I don't know how it will be played, but...

Thanks. I don't know how it will be played, but it would be on iOS or MacOS or Win or Android. Perhaps casting via Chromecast or its Apple equivalent (AirPlay?)

So the most universal format.
...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-28-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By BruceOlsen
Thanks for your response. I've searched...

Thanks for your response.

I've searched around the forum and haven't found any kind of a doc to describe the process, or any scripts/settings.

I had all this in my head a couple of years ago,...
Forum: Encode, Convert for streaming 06-28-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By BruceOlsen
To deinterlace or not? Size to render?

I'm restoring old (1985-1995 VHS) home vids for the rest of the family.

It's on a lordsmurf workflow and I'll insert an unsolicited plug for his gear right here. It's functioned perfectly from day...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 06-28-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By BruceOlsen
How to check frame order in captured file?

I'm picking up my home video conversion project post-pandemic and I've forgotten a lot in the interim.

Captures are done and I'm about to start serious editing and I've become concerned about the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-28-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By BruceOlsen
How to convert HuffYUV to Lagarith?

I'm picking up my project after a long post-Covid hiatus (hope everyone is OK).

I have a bunch of captured AVIs w/HuffYUV and want to convert them to Lagarith because I'm just about out of disk...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 06-27-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,562
Posted By BruceOlsen
Well, Covid knocked the stuffing out of my...

Well, Covid knocked the stuffing out of my capture project, but just to close the loop on this Corel VideoStudio sees Lagarith and HuffYUV just fine.

Only problem is they keep harassing me to...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-23-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By BruceOlsen
Thanks, LS. Hope all is well for you and your...

Thanks, LS. Hope all is well for you and your loved ones down yonder.

We're getting to the last of this batch of tapes so I'll try some A/B tests.

I had one prior tape that looked similar...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-23-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By BruceOlsen
Thanks. Does that happen commonly? Most of...

Thanks.

Does that happen commonly? Most of the time I've spent on this has been getting the capture going, so I haven't visited this part of the forum much.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-21-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By BruceOlsen
Advice: Can I fix this capture from JVC SR-MV45?

Of 50 almost-perfect captures to-date, only this one "flickers" (sorry; I don't know the technical term). I attached a couple of stills and a short clip.

Playing the tape on a Zenith XBV342 (DVD...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-17-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By BruceOlsen
I can only encourage you to persist... I still...

I can only encourage you to persist... I still have problems w/Win 10. It takes a long time for all the gear to wake up and connect properly on Win 10, even after 50 tapes.

My dog has learned many...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 01-10-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By BruceOlsen
One-eyed man here, but I'll do what I can... ...

One-eyed man here, but I'll do what I can...

First, don't cause problems for yourself. The install utility typically installs the bitness version that matches your OS' bitness, so your setup may...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 01-09-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By BruceOlsen
Thanks for checking in, LS. My initial...

Thanks for checking in, LS.

My initial screwup was discovered after reviewing the various 32- and 64-bit Windows libraries: I realized that I'd never properly installed HuffYUV. I didn't debug...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 11-27-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By BruceOlsen
Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. ...

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.

Trying to edit a test clip with Corel VideoStudio (on sale now for usd 49.99 for the 2020 Ultimate version). I'm planning on editing the clips multiple...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-15-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By BruceOlsen
Yes, I did get the deck from you and it's been...

Yes, I did get the deck from you and it's been great so far. Had to put the project on hold since this spring.

I can't recall if I copied the original camcorder recording.



10 points to LS...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 10-13-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By BruceOlsen
I'm wondering if any of the settings on the...

I'm wondering if any of the settings on the SR-MV45 might be used to good effect. I have the remote.

I may also play with tracking on the Zenith deck (composite) to see if it can be improved; I...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 10-12-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By BruceOlsen
Thanks for your feedback. I have one that has...

Thanks for your feedback. I have one that has apparently been working fine, and on other videos it seems OK.

Any suggestions for something to check?
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 10-12-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By BruceOlsen
Serious flickering on captured video?

Most of the captures I've tried have come out great, thanks to LS's gear :salute: (JVC SR-MV45 into a ComWorld Worldtop TBC into a Pinnacle 710 via S-video).

But one tape has a nasty flickering...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 10-09-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By BruceOlsen
I'm not an expert (rather far from it) but it...

I'm not an expert (rather far from it) but it looks to me like the frames are swapped, or reversed, or whatever it's called.
Note the right edge of the speaker's face when it moves sideways.
I...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 02-07-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,562
Posted By BruceOlsen
I'll give it a shot, thanks for the rec. ...

I'll give it a shot, thanks for the rec.

Yeah, offshore support is so frustrating because they're never properly trained; just script readers.
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 02-06-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,562
Posted By BruceOlsen
Thanks for the input. I/m using VDub on Win10 w/...

Thanks for the input. I/m using VDub on Win10 w/ a Pinnacle 710. No plan to cap w/ anything else.

The backstory: I'd been having enormous difficulty capturing reliably so I deleted everything I'd...
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