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Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,372
Posted By bigkazzyry
Covid-19 - East Tennessee

I've been coming to DigitalFAQ for well more than a year now and have enjoyed the wealth of information contained on the forum as well as the absence of political nonsense. I could spend time tearing...
Forum: Marketplace 04-29-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By bigkazzyry
VCR has line TBC, the TBC-1000 and others are...

VCR has line TBC, the TBC-1000 and others are full-frame sync TBC's. Here is a link that breaks it down. http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/video-restore/2251-tbc-time-base.html

Also,
In regards to...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-31-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,327
Posted By bigkazzyry
Came across these S-Video Cables

I too was searching for some solid cables since pearstone has discontinued all cables under 10 feet long. I came across these and ordered a bunch of them so I can wire one of my TBC-4000's up to all...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 12-18-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By bigkazzyry
All, I purchased this JVC-MV45 (Getting shipped...

All,
I purchased this JVC-MV45 (Getting shipped out tomorrow so I do not have possession of it yet) and noticed it has a mystery port on it that looks to be a PS2 port I believe. It appears to have...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-07-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By bigkazzyry
UV-C Sterilizing Station

Here are some pictures of reel placement and the sterilizing station.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-07-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By bigkazzyry
Here is a video of the system in action

Here is a video of the cleaner in action. Keep in mind, the UVC light pass-through chamber isn't running and is in the upright position and the right tape reel isn't properly routed along the guide...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-07-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By bigkazzyry
DIY VHS Cleaner

I intended on posting a separate thread at some point and will eventually do a full breakdown on a blog I have but here is the summary of it. I spent a good deal of time researching and dissecting...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-07-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By bigkazzyry
Best approach? Online viewing + editing for DVD?

Hello All,
After spending a couple months designing and building a DIY VHS cleaner (Which is working FANTASTIC!), I am up and running. I've been capturing like crazy but I wanted to be sure I'm...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 09-29-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
Final Temp Reading

TBC-4000 - Top Board

Total Capture Time - 2:36
2:36 into Capture:

Main Chip:109.2 F
Medium Sized Chip:111.4 F
Small Chips:117.1 F
Memory:110.9 F
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 09-29-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
Temp Readings

Hodgey,
I was able to do some temperature readings today to give us a general idea on how hot the chips get. Temps were taken with a cheap infared non contact thermometer so it's not 100% accurate...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 09-27-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
Heatsinks installed on bottom board of tbc-4000

Got around to putting the heatsinks on the bottom board of one of my TBC-4000's. I need to order more to finish the top board but this illustrates the clearance with heatsinks installed.
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 09-19-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
That's very interesting. A number of differences...

That's very interesting. A number of differences between the units. (Main chip set, old style jumper for pal/ntsc selection, ect...) I haven't personally confirmed the main chip heats up a bit but...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 09-10-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 377,973
Posted By bigkazzyry
Lordsmurf, Is there a reason why the JVC...

Lordsmurf,
Is there a reason why the JVC SR-MV40 isn't included in your recommended VCR list? I saw you sold one a while back so I figured you would have an opinion on it. I came across one locally...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-30-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By bigkazzyry
Metal type and finish of Tape Guides and rollers

I'm in the planning phases of creating a DIY VHS tape cleaner/polisher for some severely moldy tapes I will be converting in the months ahead. The RTI Tapechek systems are way out of my budget and I...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-16-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
TBC-3000 Main Chip - Sticker Removed

I got the heat sink in the mail today for the main chip on my TBC-3000 so as mentioned above, I am attaching some pictures of it. It is a Winbond chip as well but has some differences in the part...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-14-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
Thanks for correcting my caption. I wasn't 100%...

Thanks for correcting my caption. I wasn't 100% sure but wanted to make sure to be as specific as possible. I'm still learning. Thanks for the feedback and for the images. Those tbc's use very...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-14-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
The link didn't work in my browser but that's...

The link didn't work in my browser but that's great information. On this particular TBC it had a single, round, yellow sticker applied to the main socket chip. It is my TBC-3000 that has the full...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-14-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
Koreth, I will be adding a heatsink to the main...

Koreth,
I will be adding a heatsink to the main socket chip on my TBC-3000 board very soon. When I do, I'll pull the sticker that is on it and take a picture of that chip as well. I'd be curious if...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-14-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
TBC-4000-Images of top board (Sanded Chip Board)

Okay,
Here are several views of the TBC-4000 (The one that has sanded chips). I included close-ups of a lot of the board and some of the smaller chips as well. Please share any information you find...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-13-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
I took this the other day before I put the...

I took this the other day before I put the heatsinks on my TBC-3000. Rather than pull the heatsinks off this might give you something to go on as it looks different than the Phillips chips on my...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-13-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
TBC-4000 - Unsanded Chips

Attached. TBC-4000 with Unsanded chips. I wasn't sure which chip you were referring to so I attached close-ups of all the main chips on the board.
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-13-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
Thanks, When I get home I'll take some close...

Thanks,

When I get home I'll take some close up shots of the tbc-4000 that has unsanded chips and post them here.
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-12-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By bigkazzyry
TBC-3000 heatsinks installed, questions?

I had a bunch of extra Rasberry Pi heatsinks lying around so I figured I'd go ahead and try them out on my TBC-3000 before I go through the trouble of doing this times two with my TBC-4000's....
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-09-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By bigkazzyry
Great information on the reasoning for the chip...

Great information on the reasoning for the chip being discolored and why they might have done that. It had me a bit worried at first. I'm curious on others thoughts on the heat sinks. The only...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 08-08-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By bigkazzyry
TBC-4000 discoloration on chips?

I managed to acquire two TBC-4000's and they both work, pass clean signal on all channels. Initially I thought I had an issue with two of the channels on one of the units which is the reason I...
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