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Forum: Project Planning, Workflows 09-14-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By VideoTechMan
I still have 3 CRT broadcast monitors, two of...

I still have 3 CRT broadcast monitors, two of them being 9 inch (Panasonic and Ikegami), and a 14 inch Sony BVM monitor. I plan to keep my BVM for eventual retro gaming since its best for the older...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 940
Posted By VideoTechMan
Hey LS, I just now reading this thread. So sorry...

Hey LS, I just now reading this thread. So sorry your going through this health challenge....sucks having pain and having to go through it. Heck early last summer I had my gall bladder taken out...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-11-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 297
Posted By VideoTechMan
No they do not. VHS/DVD combos are consumer level...

No they do not. VHS/DVD combos are consumer level and have no TBC of any kind, neither do VHS decks. The broadcast decks usually have full frame TBC, but they only play SP recorded tapes, so won't do...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By VideoTechMan
Ah, gotcha. When I got the 5710, I had gotten...

Ah, gotcha. When I got the 5710, I had gotten them for around $100-150 but they were in decent shape (even display was bright). Having one serviced my end cost was around $550 for everything. So that...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-06-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 283
Posted By VideoTechMan
I'm not LS, but I do remember the GoVideo brand...

I'm not LS, but I do remember the GoVideo brand of dual deck VCR's they made at one time. And, like a dual cassette deck, its not a good choice for transfers. It may be fine for checking out tapes...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By VideoTechMan
Yeah we strive to be wiser as we age for the next...

Yeah we strive to be wiser as we age for the next generation..lol. Funny thing is some people tend to see things much differently as they get older, and can often see the things younger people don't....
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By VideoTechMan
Replied. Check PM. Yep that's true....

Replied. Check PM.



Yep that's true. Since my OP and not able to edit it I have sold some of the items I originally posted on for a good fair price. All of the decks I have that are sell worthy...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-03-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By VideoTechMan
This is good stuff and information. Yeah there...

This is good stuff and information. Yeah there are many folks that just cheapens out with the modern capture stuff (like the ezcap junk at walmart) that we know obviously never cuts the mustard, but...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-23-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By VideoTechMan
Adjustments on waveform monitors?

Have a quick question in regarding waveform monitors, I know they are used to examine brightness and black levels on the output signal from whatever deck I am using as well as catching Macrovision...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-22-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By VideoTechMan
Yeah, that's right on the 4:1:1 for NTSC DV25....

Yeah, that's right on the 4:1:1 for NTSC DV25. I'm getting a little rusty lol. Either way DV50 or DV100 is superior compared to DV25
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-22-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By VideoTechMan
First off, welcome to the forum! And I'm...

First off, welcome to the forum!

And I'm sorry to say this but, you won't really be able to get away with VHS capturing without a TBC, there's just no way around it. And I don't know about the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-22-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By VideoTechMan
There are DV codecs that would yield better...

There are DV codecs that would yield better qualty.....DV25 uses the 4:2:0 color space some some quality is loss colorwise, while DV50 maintains the 4:2:2 colorspace in which the color information is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By VideoTechMan
End of Windows 7 support in January 2020

Well, looks like Windows 7 will soon be the next XP in a few months:

End of Windows Support in Jan 2020 (https://www.howtogeek.com/408556/how-to-avoid-windows-7s-end-of-support-nags/)

Microsoft...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-16-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By VideoTechMan
I know this post is several months old, but...

I know this post is several months old, but recently I have acquired the Extron matrix video switchers....the ones I have are 8x4 and use all BNC connections, but I found them useful to use like a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By VideoTechMan
I use a UPS for all of my sensitive items. Since...

I use a UPS for all of my sensitive items. Since moving out in the country recently, power failures have been frequent during storms and very annoying to say the least (lost a fridge that way due to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By VideoTechMan
Possibly selling off some video gear, its value?

Hello everyone, been awhile since I have posted here. Lots of changes in the past year, having gotten property in the country among other things. For a few years I have been obsessive in obtaining...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-07-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 251
Posted By VideoTechMan
There are some good high end Sony decks if you...

There are some good high end Sony decks if you can find them in good running condition. The SLV-R1000 is one of those. You will just have to pair it with a good TBC to make it worthwhile.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-24-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By VideoTechMan
Don't capture in 10-bit YUV, use 8-bit....all...

Don't capture in 10-bit YUV, use 8-bit....all analog based sources are 8-bit. In addition, capturing in 10-bit is more I/O intense and is mostly for HD based workflows. I also have the Kona LHi and I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By VideoTechMan
Heck I just had a birthday this past...

Heck I just had a birthday this past Friday.....gettin too old for this lol :cool:
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By VideoTechMan
For my setup I use a Tascam 122 MkII tape deck...

For my setup I use a Tascam 122 MkII tape deck (had serviced a few years ago), and have the TEAC C-3RX for backup going into my Tascam DA-3000 onto a CF card. I would then put the card into my...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-28-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By VideoTechMan
The camera will only digitize the signal if its...

The camera will only digitize the signal if its going to be captured via DV direct to the PC. If you are outputting the signal via the analog jacks, then it bypasses the DV conversion. I have the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-28-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,445
Posted By VideoTechMan
Some of the VCR's like the Panasonic AG-1980 (or...

Some of the VCR's like the Panasonic AG-1980 (or its cousin 5710) have line based TBC's which help with some of the image cleanup, but doesn't clean everything. For that reason, an external...
Forum: Marketplace 03-28-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By VideoTechMan
Just a few tips to help you out.....from what I...

Just a few tips to help you out.....from what I know the BR-525 decks, being play units only came with the TBC boards, unlike the 822U recorder unit which were optional. I know since I own one.
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Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By VideoTechMan
A shame about the TBC's going away. Thankfully I...

A shame about the TBC's going away. Thankfully I have two units, the DPS-575 and the Feral unit that both still works well with no issues. Having several broadcast level decks with built in TBC's I...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-25-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,090
Posted By VideoTechMan
I'd thought I would offer a little insight. ...

I'd thought I would offer a little insight.

I have some BetacamSP tapes, and have three SP decks, the BVW-D75 which has SDI, PVW-2800 and the Sony DVW-M2000 Digibeta which is backwards compatible...
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