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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-31-2012, 11:14 AM
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Posted By newkt
Guide(s) for ATI 600, ATI CMC, and/or VirtualDub?

Do any guides for any of these capture tools exist (yet) on this forum? I've seen references to such guides in a number of posts over the last year or two -- were any of them ever written?
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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-01-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,397
Posted By newkt
Well, it's been a while, but as I recall, the...

Well, it's been a while, but as I recall, the eBay seller simply pulled the listing entirely and offered to return the full purchase price if I returned the H/W (and bogus S/W, I guess) ... Since I...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-01-2012, 03:25 AM
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Views: 1,397
Posted By newkt
Example of bad eBay sellers with ATI cards

Edit: Moved from PM to post. Wanted to share this with the forum. -LS
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Hey lordsmurf, Could you please give me some advice on how to deal with this...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-05-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,838
Posted By newkt
Yeah, I ended up getting one of those JVC 8000U...

Yeah, I ended up getting one of those JVC 8000U units, too, as well as two additional JVC 7000U units ... But I haven't had time to do anything with 'em yet -- in fact, (at least) one of 'em is still...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-27-2011, 07:52 PM
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Views: 16,838
Posted By newkt
Oh boy -- Geek City ^^^^^^ ;) Actually, I...

Oh boy -- Geek City ^^^^^^ ;)

Actually, I have a life-size molded-rubber version of Watto (the hovering blue junk-dealer from the newer Star Wars movies) on display in my loft, suspended from a...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-30-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,236
Posted By newkt
Actually, I used Q-Tips on the heads and broke it...

Actually, I used Q-Tips on the heads and broke it ALL to hell!!! :eek:

Kidding, of course! Since I first posted this, I've picked up both an HR-S7000U and an HR-S8000U off of eBay, and I'm...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-02-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 33,236
Posted By newkt
Yeah, that was my experience, too, using the...

Yeah, that was my experience, too, using the burned ATI CD (from ISO) provided by lordsmurf above ...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-27-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 33,236
Posted By newkt
After posting those pix above, this occurred to...

After posting those pix above, this occurred to me -- WHY didn't they use a bright red marker on the SIDE of the box? :confused:
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-27-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 33,236
Posted By newkt
Now I have some photos of this mess to post ... ...

Now I have some photos of this mess to post ...

First, here's what I was expecting for a *NEW* (emphasis is the seller's) ATI 600 USB card ... Two things to note here:

1. the left side of the...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-26-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Of course! You're a professional photographer! ...

Of course! You're a professional photographer! Please excuse my ignorance -- I really should have known, or at least guessed ... :o

Well, at any rate, you should have enough CTB-100 pix to work...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-26-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Ye gods, mon!!! :eek: You must be RICH -- or at...

Ye gods, mon!!! :eek: You must be RICH -- or at least VERY gainfully employed!!! ;)

I'm still using my first (and only) digital camera, circa 2003 -- a 3-MP Olympus C-750 UltraZoom (10x optical)...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-26-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
After my last post above, I realized that those...

After my last post above, I realized that those "hard-to-see" markings on the CTB-100 chips were still too hard to see!
So I finally had to resort to using the flash -- at just the right angle! --...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-26-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Here's a better photo of the hard-to-see markings...

Here's a better photo of the hard-to-see markings on some of the CTB-100 chips (again. with higher-resolution photo attached at the bottom of this post):

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Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-26-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Here's a couple photos of the back and inside of...

Here's a couple photos of the back and inside of my CTB-100, with a high(er)-resolution photo of the inside attached at the bottom of this post ...

Note that Tuco's S/N = 201102250012, and my S/N...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-25-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Well, fortunately, the only option I HAVE is a...

Well, fortunately, the only option I HAVE is a DVD player, so I used that to play a burned "TVblink.com" DVD -- see post #13 of this...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-25-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 33,236
Posted By newkt
OK, I've decided that I should really be posting...

OK, I've decided that I should really be posting in this thread about my experience with my (alleged) ATI 600 USB CD-ROM, so I've "moved" my post to here:



I think, after re-reading the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-25-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 33,236
Posted By newkt
Thanks again, lordsmurf! :) I just posted to...

Thanks again, lordsmurf! :)

I just posted to your new thread above, but perhaps I should've posted that here instead ...

Kevin
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-25-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 44,805
Posted By newkt
Thanks, lordsmurf! :) I just got my...

Thanks, lordsmurf! :)

I just got my "brand-new" ATI 600 USB card yesterday -- shrink-wrapped box and sealed plastic bags, from an eBay seller -- only to discover that it came without ATI CMC...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-25-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
And drive a stake through its heart, too! :eek: ...

And drive a stake through its heart, too! :eek:



Would the (S-video) output of a DVD player be another way of getting "100% perfect NTSC video"? I don't have a cable box or tuner, since I...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-24-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Actually, those were Tuco's sample clips -- I'm...

Actually, those were Tuco's sample clips -- I'm the one who had frequent "freeze-field" problems with my CTB-100 directly connected to a TV ...

But thanks for the ideas there! :thumb: It sounds...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-24-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Yes, it does help ... Thanks, Tuco ... I...

Yes, it does help ... Thanks, Tuco ...

I think I still have more than a week to decide about my CTB-100, and I did just get my ATI 600 USB card today -- and therein lies another story for the...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-24-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Well, I tried to watch the same good (probably...

Well, I tried to watch the same good (probably not "excellent") 1989 S-VHS recording of The Who -- once again, with the CTB-100 in the loop -- and after just 10 minutes or so, I had to take out the...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-23-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Well, I may have spoken too soon on that ... I...

Well, I may have spoken too soon on that ... I sat down last night to watch (just watch) my excellent S-VHS recording from 1989 -- with the CTB-100 in the mix, to verify my earlier statement -- and I...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-22-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Well, after reading that entire thread posted...

Well, after reading that entire thread posted above, I unplugged the S-Video input cable (to my CTB-100) and plugged in the composite input cable instead, and -- there was no noticeable difference...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-22-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 42,124
Posted By newkt
Thanks, Tuco! That's really useful to know ......

Thanks, Tuco! That's really useful to know ... :)

"My CTB-100 goes nuts on the JVC OSD" is another great way to describe it ... After my previous post here, I put the JVC OSD menu through its...
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