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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-16-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By dpalomaki
In Black Magic capture of SD video First: I...

In Black Magic capture of SD video

First: I have used the Intensity Pro and Intensity pro 4K. I have not used the Intensity Shuttle.

Assuming a within spec NTSC signal (e.g., my tests were...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 05-09-2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By dpalomaki
The attached file is a sample the result of...

The attached file is a sample the result of application of restoration>noise reduction twice and then 10 dB gain using Audition. This was a quick and dirty with a single random noise sample and no...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 05-09-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By dpalomaki
You could use noise reduction filter in a program...

You could use noise reduction filter in a program such as Adobe Audition and it would make a significant improvement. It will take a bit of trial and error to get the optimum noise sample and filter...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-07-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,164
Posted By dpalomaki
One would have to read the owners guide closely...

One would have to read the owners guide closely to determine whether or not a s-video connector on combo VHS/DVD unit will output a VHS playback. This might require review of the block diagrams...
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 05-04-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By dpalomaki
Best place to ask the question may be the Adobe...

Best place to ask the question may be the Adobe PP or other NLE forum.

Some NLEs may be able to read the ProRes file but not save edits to the same codec.
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 04-30-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 173
Posted By dpalomaki
As a ham the wave forms from the low cost...

As a ham the wave forms from the low cost from-China generic may interest you.
These are from a storage scope in single sweep mode to capture several samples.
The 'scope used a 10x probe and was...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 04-30-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 173
Posted By dpalomaki
As a matter of interest I ran some quick tests on...

As a matter of interest I ran some quick tests on a BVP-4 Power supply; i.e., the KX-A11.
The supply is rated for 12 VDC 500 ma at 120 VAC input.
The output appears to be full wave rectified DC...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-19-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By dpalomaki
There are many products that can be used to copy...

There are many products that can be used to copy CDs, DVDs, and BDs. Many free/shareware as well as paid-for products. I normally use NERO for making copies and burning because it works for me, and...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 04-18-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 173
Posted By dpalomaki
As you have seen you can find supplies on...

As you have seen you can find supplies on Amazon.com for a wide variety of prices.

Note that in theory buying an exact replacement is often best because it should be matched to the BVP4 with...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-04-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By dpalomaki
The first (top) image looks like a normal BMD...

The first (top) image looks like a normal BMD Intensity Pro 4K with a custom breakout board that replaces the breakout cable and its RCA jacks used for audio and video I/O, with BNC and RCA jacks...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 04-03-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 104
Posted By dpalomaki
While the effect they have would depend on their...

While the effect they have would depend on their location in the circuit, they certainly are not doing your image any good and they should be replaced. (The more common issues were with surface...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-30-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 372
Posted By dpalomaki
Lightning strikes are fast events. A standard...

Lightning strikes are fast events. A standard test waveform reaches its peak in 10 microseconds and decays in another 30 microseconds. Protection has to act fast to beat that.

Power surges are...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 03-27-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By dpalomaki
I would not expect a working machine to "crease"...

I would not expect a working machine to "crease" a tape. However, play and rewind might cause some sort of "layering" of the tape wrap on the reel with slight level changes at the stop points.
...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 03-25-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By dpalomaki
Which Make and Model D8? I would expect any...

Which Make and Model D8?

I would expect any D8 camcorder worth its salt to have a Firewire/IEEE1394/iLink in/output jack for a DV stream, as well as composite and s-video (and RCA audio) for an...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 03-24-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By dpalomaki
This might address your issue. It expands on...

This might address your issue. It expands on hodgey's post.

https://www.repairfaq.org/REPAIR/F_vcrfaq6.html#VCRFAQ_023
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 03-20-2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By dpalomaki
Do you have any information about the tape beyond...

Do you have any information about the tape beyond the brand?

Digital8 came out in about 1999 so if the tape predates 1999 it will not be Digital8.
A Hi8 camcorder would normally not record in Hi8...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-13-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 719
Posted By dpalomaki
Depends. For typical residential privately owned...

Depends. For typical residential privately owned homes one power transformer can serve one or more dwellings and it is typically owned by the power company. The transformer steps down from the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-13-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 719
Posted By dpalomaki
The problems with Al wiring were mainly due to...

The problems with Al wiring were mainly due to corrosion at connections and poor initial installation practices that, at least in the USA, tended to cause issues leading ultimately to fires when...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-17-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By dpalomaki
Lets forget audio for a moment. It is separate...

Lets forget audio for a moment. It is separate from video.

Maybe think of it as follows:
XY is a single image, a field/frame. In film this would be a single cell.
Z represents a stack of...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-09-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 626
Posted By dpalomaki
To amplify a bit this is true for much consumer...

To amplify a bit this is true for much consumer stuff and for much capture software. However, many Video8/Hi8 camcorders and Video8/Hi8 VCRs supported Sony's LANC protocol that did allow control of...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-08-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 626
Posted By dpalomaki
Two possible additional symptoms of drops are...

Two possible additional symptoms of drops are audio and video losing sync, and/or gaps in the audio waveform.

The main rub with BMD analog signal capture gear has long been that it expects a good,...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-08-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 626
Posted By dpalomaki
The BM Desktop Video utility does allow some...

The BM Desktop Video utility does allow some level settings for analog captures. For s-video inputs you can set luma and chroma gain a you can specify set-up as 7.5 or 0 IRE. (Not full proc amp...
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 02-04-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By dpalomaki
It would NOT be recorded as stereo with this...

It would NOT be recorded as stereo with this camcorder. However, a Video8/Hi8 stereo recording is mono compatible, and would play as a mono signal on your camcorder. (However, a PCM audio rack that...
Forum: Videography: Cameras, TVs and Players 02-03-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By dpalomaki
SCART is typically a 21-pin connector. The...

SCART is typically a 21-pin connector.

The image looks to be an old consumer/home use VTR, GE branded made by Sony. AKA a Sony Reel-To-Reel Video Recording System CV 2000 from 1965. Black and...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 02-03-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 191
Posted By dpalomaki
Can you list the manuals you have?

Can you list the manuals you have?
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