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Forum: Marketplace 09-29-2021, 11:00 PM
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Posted By Aerith
New price is: $1090

New price is: $1090
Forum: Marketplace 07-19-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By Aerith
I do not have a JVC VCR to test myself, but that...

I do not have a JVC VCR to test myself, but that is my understanding. As long as you stay out of the menus it should work fine. lordsmurf tested this unit in particular at great length and he...
Forum: Marketplace 07-14-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By Aerith
New price is: $1190

New price is: $1190
Forum: Marketplace 01-23-2021, 11:12 AM
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Views: 1,509
Posted By Aerith
Thank you for the answer, lordsmurf. For my...

Thank you for the answer, lordsmurf.

For my part, I can say that the TBC worked fine while capturing some thirty VHS tapes with my Blaupunkt RTV 966 VCR (rebranded Panasonic NV-HS 1000) and AJA...
Forum: Marketplace 01-18-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By Aerith
For sale: Original green AVT-8710 TBC

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I bought an original green AVT-8710 TBC from lordsmurf in april last year to help digitize my VHS tapes. This process if now complete. Since there is only a limited amount of these...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-14-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
That is worrying. This thing is full of...

That is worrying. This thing is full of components on multiple PCBs and trying to replace them all would be quite the task.

I opened up the metal TBC C.B.A box mounted on the bottom of the VCR...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-14-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
Ok, so I tried some additional 10-minute captures...

Ok, so I tried some additional 10-minute captures and the purple parts sometimes happen at the same places and sometimes they don't. I did discover that if I turn the VCR TBC switch off it stops...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-13-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
Thanks! I'll try to capture the same tape...

Thanks!

I'll try to capture the same tape again and see if it happens in the same places.



It is not impossible. It has been rather hot lately with indoor temperatures reaching up to 28-30...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-13-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
The video is 3 hours long so uploading the whole...

The video is 3 hours long so uploading the whole thing isn't practical. I hope this 5 second clip is good enough.

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The entire video isn't like this though. It only happens during the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-13-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
Could you describe where this trimpot is? I have...

Could you describe where this trimpot is? I have the service manual PDF.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-13-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
I've been steadily working my way through the...

I've been steadily working my way through the tapes and I've run into a new problem.

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Why does this happen? Is it the tape? Or the VCR? Can it be fixed? I'm using the VCR's...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-18-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
I also used AVI in the beginning because I...

I also used AVI in the beginning because I thought that it was a simpler container and therefore more likely to be future proof.

One pass works fine for me too and I've verified it by checking and...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-17-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
I just noticed that the AVI format MediaInfo is...

I just noticed that the AVI format MediaInfo is apparently always progressive. Capturing with the "QuickTime Movie" option on the other hand registers that the content is PAL and interlaced. Would...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-13-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
The EDIT MODE switch on the Blaupunkt is set to...

The EDIT MODE switch on the Blaupunkt is set to PASSIVE. I read somewhere that this was the recommended setting. Would some other setting be better?

The manual says:
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-13-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
I was wondering if it was the tape that was the...

I was wondering if it was the tape that was the problem or the Blaupunkt VCR? So I decided to try a test.

I prepared a file (PM5544 test card.avi) and put it on a USB memory stick. I put the USB...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-13-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
Ok. Fiddlesticks. :( I...

Ok.



Fiddlesticks. :(



I don't know. This was recorded from an over the air TV broadcast in 1996 so I guess anything is possible. I hauled out two other VCRs I had in storage and used...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-13-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
I know you guys mean well but there is no need to...

I know you guys mean well but there is no need to further focus on interlacing. I know what it is, why it exists, and how it works. I was born in the 80s and grew up with this stuff. :P

Anyway,...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-12-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
12184 The example picture shows a background...

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The example picture shows a background character. Look at her hands and compare left and right picture.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-12-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
I've since found the manual for the AJA Machina...

I've since found the manual for the AJA Machina software and it says:

I don't know the difference between these yuv-vuy things. I'll try to google it later. AJA support said to use 2vuy so that's...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-12-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
The first one is from the Canopus ADVC-300. The...

The first one is from the Canopus ADVC-300. The second one is from the AJA Kona LSe card directly connected to the VCR (no TBC). The Canopus captures my father made back in 2010 are all similar. It's...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-12-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
KONA for PC software - Installation and Operation...

KONA for PC software - Installation and Operation Guide
https://www.aja.com/pdf/KONA_PC_Manual_5.0.pdf

Go to "Chapter 4: Using AJA’s Machina Application". It can be found on page 51 of the PDF...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-12-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
I took some snapshots from the test captures of...

I took some snapshots from the test captures of the D96 tape. This tape is a recording of a TV broadcast made in 1996.

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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-12-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
I'm using AJA Machina (came with the drivers)...

I'm using AJA Machina (came with the drivers) right now as this is what AJA support recommended.

When testing I record 2 minutes of video so that I can look at different scenes. However, as I'm...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-12-2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-11-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,839
Posted By Aerith
I still have it. Though I don't know if...

I still have it. Though I don't know if passthrough works on it.



I've tried connecting other units I have at home to act as a passthrough but it didn't work out. It seems when it comes to...
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