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Forum: Marketplace 09-18-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By ChunkDaMan
For Sale: ATI All-in-Wonder 9000 Pro AGP COMPLETE w/ Box

Hi everyone,

Hate to announce but I'm officially retiring from the VHS archiving business. The problem is the equipment really costs a lot, recording storage takes TBs, and VirtualDub encoding...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-05-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By ChunkDaMan
External TBC Image Sharpening - Worth using?

Hi everyone, it's been a while since I've been on here.
I do have a question regarding sharpening the VHS image quality using my external TBC.
Sadly It's not a Datavideo or AV Toolbox TBC (I wish),...
Forum: Computers 05-29-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Bump, second this. Also having this issue on...

Bump, second this.

Also having this issue on my capture PC, except only for the Rage Theater Audio, I'm assuming everything still works fine using VirtualDub. I'm using an AIW 9000 Pro, just...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-05-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Thanks, LS! I understand about the PI, but...

Thanks, LS!

I understand about the PI, but it's all I have at the moment. I'm sure you have tested many TBCs from the worst to the Datavideo over the years and can tell if one does better than the...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 02-05-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Darn aliens... Suggesting what you said, it could...

Darn aliens... Suggesting what you said, it could be the transmission since cable TV was analog back then. Surprisingly the rest of the content on that tape (not Disney Channel) doesn't have the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-03-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Panasonic ES-10 ES-15 vs. Prime Image TBC/Freeze II?

Just a quickie question.
I'm aware the Prime Image TBC/Freeze II isn't a praised external TBC compared to the Datavideo TBC-1000 and the AVT-8710, but obviously the two external TBCs are expensive...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 01-31-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Removing digital noise from VHS capture?

Hi everyone,

After capping tapes which contained mono linear audio, I decided to remaster the audio for subtle clarity since the original audio had low volume. The only issue though is that one of...
Forum: Encode, Convert for discs 01-30-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By ChunkDaMan
EDIT: I forgot to add that I tried exporting a...

EDIT: I forgot to add that I tried exporting a 5-minute cut clip from one of the 6 hour AVIs and it's taking almost half a gig to export as a new AVI. I tried Huffyuv and other compressors, and the...
Forum: Encode, Convert for discs 01-30-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Any advice for converting captured AVIs to DVD? (filters and compression)

Hi everyone,
Not trying to be captain obvious but wanting to know more on how to transfer already recorded AVI material to a DVD-Video disc (not data DVD).

I have several digitized VHS AVI files...
Forum: Computers 12-07-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Windows XP SP2 activation not working

I understand it's obvious that XP is out of support for half a decade at this point. I'm trying to activate my copy for XP SP2 that I installed on my capture machine. Since the 30-day trial has...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 11-18-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Ok, I managed to solve the issue. It seems the...

Ok, I managed to solve the issue. It seems the problem was caused by my laptop's secondary HDD, which I'm noticing has a very large response time. How I fixed it was I tilted my laptop and the HDD...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 11-17-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By ChunkDaMan
VirtualDub encoding freezing?

Hi everyone,

It's been months since I've been away but I'm slowly going back to the VHS digiting getgo again.
After having my raw AVI caps ready for processing, I do my editing and filtering...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-11-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By ChunkDaMan
VT adjust, error causing dropped frames in VirtualDub?

I know I've been making a few posts on here lately over several things.

I'm now in the process of capping full length recorded VHS tapes. As I'm recording in Vdub, frames are fine in the beginning...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-09-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By ChunkDaMan
So you're saying to put acetone on those...

So you're saying to put acetone on those transport nuts using cotton swabs? I'm going to wait for a confirmed approval before doing that step. I popped in another studio pre-recorded tape today and I...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-08-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Nope, those clips came from recorded cassettes....

Nope, those clips came from recorded cassettes. I'm sure the issues were recorder and tape independent, not an issue with my machine. My goodness do I regret trying to align...

Later on, I did...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-08-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By ChunkDaMan
The picture and sound are really crispy clean...

The picture and sound are really crispy clean after my alignment, I probably hit the tape outside the drum really hard on accident (between the metal post and the audio head (right of the drum head)....
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-08-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Well great, I was away watering the garden, then...

Well great, I was away watering the garden, then after that, I took hodgey's word before and started trying to realign my MV45, putting in my Jurassic Park tape which I got sealed for 50 cents. After...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-08-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By ChunkDaMan
False alarm... maybe... The audio distortion was...

False alarm... maybe... The audio distortion was THAT tape itself, as also my PV-9450 had distortion on NORM track, mono only. I'm blaming the previous owner, probably had crapped heads on their...
Forum: Marketplace 08-07-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 413
Posted By ChunkDaMan
For sale: ATI All-in-Wonder 9800 Pro - partially complete set

Hi all,

I'm selling an ATI AIW 9800 Pro AGP 8x card that I recently bought on eBay and no longer want. There is no issue with the card by the looks but the seller before didn't have the original...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-07-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Wait a second... Sorry to change the subject here...

Wait a second... Sorry to change the subject here but I'm sure I've seen that exact 9600XT sealed on there days ago (unless you bought it from a different seller). I was close to buying it since it's...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-07-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By ChunkDaMan
JVC SR-MV45 distorted audio when playing linear audio on SLP tapes?

It keeps happening.... :screwy: I'm hoping this is not an issue with the machine itself.

Hi everyone, after finally getting my capture setup ready, I popped in an SLP cassette containing non-Hi-Fi...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-01-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By ChunkDaMan
PC's now in and ordered my parts off Amazon,...

PC's now in and ordered my parts off Amazon, though having a huge issue with my AIW installation. I don't have the power adapter that goes with the card and I can't seem to find one online. I haven't...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-31-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By ChunkDaMan
I mean buy a new 1 TB WD Blue SATA drive from...

I mean buy a new 1 TB WD Blue SATA drive from Amazon. Unless I can buy two old IDE drives from eBay. It's been a while since I've worked on desktops though (I've been on a laptop/mobile-type computer...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-29-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By ChunkDaMan
Thanks, I'll get a RCA to 3.5mm cable for the...

Thanks, I'll get a RCA to 3.5mm cable for the audio to feed in the sound card.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-29-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By ChunkDaMan
After much more heavy research later, I think I...

After much more heavy research later, I think I finally know what I'm up to on this whole mess...

Just to confirm with everyone here, this is the list of equipment I'll be using for this project:...
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