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Forum: Edit Video, Audio 11-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By manthing
i restarted the dvd authoring process and this...

i restarted the dvd authoring process and this time there doesn't seem to be any issues. playback is fine. so it is good news though it would have been handy to find out what the problem was so i...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 11-11-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By manthing
video was recorded by jvc video recorder...

video was recorded by jvc video recorder capturing tv source. pal format, so 25 fps.

it was created as a "dvd" by the recorder, ie under a "VIDEO_TS" folder and as vobs.
i'm not that video...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 11-11-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By manthing
Video glitch causing playback issues

i have a mpeg video that has a glitch (about 1-to-2 seconds of dropped frames).

after authoring a dvd from that video, during playback, i get freezes and/or crashes from the software dvd player...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 08-22-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,687
Posted By manthing
i had to run the videos side by side a number of...

i had to run the videos side by side a number of times before i spotted the issue. it was tricky to find. there seems to be a missing second or two of video in V1.

i can cut the audio A2 to fit V1...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 08-22-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,687
Posted By manthing
Video with 29.97fps vs 30fps - audio will not sync?

i have one video only (ie no audio) source. call it V1.
i have another video and audio source. call it V2 A2.

i want to mux together V1 and A2.
however, they are not in synch.

here are the...
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 03-24-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By manthing
over the weekend, i busied myself researching...

over the weekend, i busied myself researching which monitor to get.

i think for my budget, one of the dell 24" monitors will do the job.

i'm not going to get too worried about all the technical...
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 03-21-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By manthing
hey people, thanks for your initial thoughts. ...

hey people, thanks for your initial thoughts.

but please, don't get too side-tracked with my crt usage.
it is a iiyama hm903dt and it was quite decent.
at least until it started to die. ha ha.
...
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 03-21-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By manthing
Need Advice on Buying an 24-27" LCD Monitor

my crt (yes i'm still using a crt monitor! :o) is dying.
i want to replace it with a LCD monitor.

i want to get a 24" or a 27" LCD monitor.
i'm in UK and my budget is around the 350 mark.
...
Forum: Photo Processing, Scanning & Printing 04-20-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By manthing
following up: i found a refurbished high capacity...

following up: i found a refurbished high capacity toner cartridge on "fleabay" for 40 (inclusive of VAT and postage). i ran a few test pages, text and images, to check the quality of the toner. on...
Forum: Photo Processing, Scanning & Printing 04-15-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By manthing
thanks, NJRoadfan. indeed, for some things,...

thanks, NJRoadfan.

indeed, for some things, UK is not competitively priced.

we pay about 2.5 times as much for our petrol compared to US!
of which, the UK government takes between 40% to over...
Forum: Photo Processing, Scanning & Printing 04-15-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By manthing
Konica Minolta 5440DL toner cartridge replacement

i have the Konica Minolta Magicolor 5440DL laser printer and need to replace the black toner cartridge.
the manual states i should not use refilled toner cartridges (or unapproved toner cartridges)....
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 01-08-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,557
Posted By manthing
yes JMP, i agree that they are different prints....

yes JMP, i agree that they are different prints. or possibly there has been some sort of screw up on one or both of the prints.

anyway, bottom line, there is no 1 click solution to this particular...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 01-01-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,557
Posted By manthing
tomr - thanks for that. i gave it a shot. also...

tomr - thanks for that. i gave it a shot. also tried using audacity, goldwave etc. could not get it to synch. i'll probably need to use a visual video + audio synch editor software.
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 12-27-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,557
Posted By manthing
How to convert audio 29.97 to 23.976?

http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/images/cache/2012/12/2r73exl-1.jpg http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/images/cache/2012/12/n6c4ud-1.jpg

LHS = original dvd
RHS = bluray to dvd conversion. bluray is...
Forum: Photo Cameras: Buying & Shooting 08-07-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,056
Posted By manthing
krisem, just a suggestion... do you have one of...

krisem, just a suggestion... do you have one of those new fangled whizzy mobile phones? the ones that have inbuilt camera? and can it download apps? somewhere out there, there are apps to do metering...
Forum: Photo Cameras: Buying & Shooting 08-06-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,056
Posted By manthing
ha ha. yes, you're quite right. ...

ha ha. yes, you're quite right.

unfortunately, i think photography, especially at the dslr end, has become a specialist or a minority hobby. so the general public probably only have vague notions...
Forum: Photo Cameras: Buying & Shooting 08-06-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,056
Posted By manthing
tripods may or may not be allowed in museums....

tripods may or may not be allowed in museums. there is no general rule. ring and find out.

also ask the museums if they allow monopods instead of tripods. you might get away with monopods in busy...
Forum: Photo Cameras: Buying & Shooting 08-06-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,056
Posted By manthing
i'm not an expert so take this with a pinch of...

i'm not an expert so take this with a pinch of salt.

your budget of under 1000 straight away puts you in DX territory - assuming you do not want to buy 2nd hand dslr FX bodies.
are you ok with...
Forum: Photo Cameras: Buying & Shooting 08-06-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,596
Posted By manthing
Lens distance for FX vs DX/crop lenses on digital SLR?

Say i had a FX lens and took that photo on a FX body, i would get the whole scene - ie everything inside the green square?

2817

if i used the same FX lens, but on a DX body, i would only get...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 03-02-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 41,347
Posted By manthing
atthead - no problemo. glad to help out dFAQ...

atthead - no problemo. glad to help out dFAQ members. you can send me a virtual crate of beers!
just like most things in life, its the frustration of not knowing how to do the task that's the...
Forum: Computers 02-07-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,042
Posted By manthing
yeah, you are correct with regards to video...

yeah, you are correct with regards to video capture / encoding.

i did not see much of an improvement in dvd lab pro during encoding.

what did speed it up was using a disk cache - i tried out...
Forum: Computers 02-06-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,042
Posted By manthing
Observations of using RAID-0 on a video editing computer

this is just a FYI. i went back to a RAID0 setup !

for me, it does have a speed advantage over single SataII 7200 drives. i absolutely agree with you about the potential to lose all due to RAID0 -...
Forum: Encode, Convert for discs 06-23-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,867
Posted By manthing
yeah, i agree with what you say. all depends on...

yeah, i agree with what you say.
all depends on which type of encoding i'm doing and whether the software fully utilizes multi-cores.

with my 2.7 GHz dual core system, encoding video is a...
Forum: Photo Cameras: Buying & Shooting 06-21-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,592
Posted By manthing
ok, lets start again. basically i want to take...

ok, lets start again.
basically i want to take some good pics on my trip.
and i want to know what options i have if i take the film route.
so, one way of doing this is to start with the lenses.
...
Forum: Photo Processing, Scanning & Printing 06-20-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,807
Posted By manthing
yes toner not ink. slip of the hand (tongue). ...

yes toner not ink.
slip of the hand (tongue).

ok, i suppose i have to take a shot at it and see.
when i do, i'll let you know the results.

thanks.
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