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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-07-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By traal
Whether you mask or not, it might be a good idea...

Whether you mask or not, it might be a good idea to set the H.264 "crop" flags (http://ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-bitstream-filters.html#h264_005fmetadata) and/or MKV "PixelCrop" flags...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-01-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By traal
You might take photos of the label(s) on each...

You might take photos of the label(s) on each tape and archive them them with the original capture files, and more thoroughly document each clip, something like this...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-25-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By traal
If you get dropped frames during capture, then...

If you get dropped frames during capture, then yes.


No, capturing to DVD will lose color information and add compression artifacts compared to capturing to HuffYUV or similar.
Forum: Computers 07-23-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By traal
RAID 5 is fine as long as you also have a backup....

RAID 5 is fine as long as you also have a backup. Even if you go RAID 6 or JBOD, you still need a backup. The difference between the different RAID levels comes down to how important is it to keep...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 07-22-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,061
Posted By traal
Regarding DV versus lossless, you can look at the...

Regarding DV versus lossless, you can look at the VHS comparison shots here (https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/360804-DV-vs-lossless-capture-of-VHS/page3#post2394218). To my eyes, the DV images...
Forum: Marketplace 07-16-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By traal
I'll try that once I hear back from kgatti and...

I'll try that once I hear back from kgatti and when the TGrant coupon is active again.
Forum: Marketplace 07-15-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By traal
PM'd kgatti on Thu 7/11 with questions regarding...

PM'd kgatti on Thu 7/11 with questions regarding one of the $150 units. I like lordsmurf's idea.
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 07-11-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By traal
That's a good point. Then to get picture quality...

That's a good point. Then to get picture quality equivalent to playing that standard VHS tape in an S-VHS deck, a person would have to tap into the signal before the separate B&W and color...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 07-10-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By traal
Standard VHS deck + external TBC & comb filter?

The VCR buying guide lists (http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/video-restore/1567-vcr-buying-guide.html#post37135) some S-VHS decks without TBC, but aside from the built-in comb filter (I already have a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By traal
Here...

Here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZC5Zr3NC2PY&lc=Ugw5BP4pG9Ux_J9VcK14AaABAg) is a direct link to lordsmurf's comment for anyone who would like to help give it more visibility.
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 07-01-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By traal
Can you import the video into Premiere as YUV?

Can you import the video into Premiere as YUV?
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 07-01-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By traal
In the gradation tool, try pulling the upper...

In the gradation tool, try pulling the upper right corner of the Red channel's curve down until red's peak in the histogram matches green's. Similarly, pull the lower left corner of the Blue channel...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 07-01-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By traal
I think a missing sync signal would cause...

I think a missing sync signal would cause something like this. Do composite and S-Video output any kind of waveform?
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-24-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By traal
Counterexamples: 1. HuffYUV is compressed...

Counterexamples:

1. HuffYUV is compressed yet it's a good codec for video capture.
2. MJPEG has no interpolated frames yet it's a bad codec for video capture.

Expect 40+ GB/hour for HuffYUV....
Forum: Photo Processing, Scanning & Printing 06-21-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By traal
I don't know what effective resolution the Epson...

I don't know what effective resolution the Epson V370 ($130) is capable of, but the V600 ($230) which is 2 models up is about 1,560 pixels per inch...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 06-18-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By traal
It appears that you are lossy re-encoding the...

It appears that you are lossy re-encoding the same file multiple times. Each time, it makes the video quality a little bit worse. It's best to capture and edit in HuffYUV or another non-lossy codec,...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-17-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 697
Posted By traal
I find deinterlacing necessary even when playing...

I find deinterlacing necessary even when playing the file locally, otherwise I get motion artifacts and my video players play at 30 frames per second instead of 60 fields per second (NTSC).
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-08-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 892
Posted By traal
So you upgraded the hard drive to 7200 RPM. For...

So you upgraded the hard drive to 7200 RPM. For posterity, which Core 2 Duo is in your Mac Mini, the 2.4 or 2.66 GHz? And how much RAM? It supports between 2 and 8 GB.
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By traal
You won't have to set your proc amp controls,...

You won't have to set your proc amp controls, just capture once and choose your proc amp settings later. Software TBC, comb filter, NR and so on will be at least as good as the best hardware money...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-27-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 892
Posted By traal
I'd be curious to see if the hard drive in the...

I'd be curious to see if the hard drive in the Mac Mini can keep up with 10 bit uncompressed SD video. Is it the stock drive or did you replace it with a SSD? Also, how good are the AJA Io LA's...
Forum: Project Planning, Workflows 05-23-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By traal
MiniDV transferring doesn't require a powerful...

MiniDV transferring doesn't require a powerful computer, just a Firewire port, plus sufficient storage.
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By traal
In the not so distant future, VHS will be...

In the not so distant future, VHS will be captured through the raw RF signal (http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/video-capture/9432-decoding-vhs-rf.html), and timebase correction and so on will all be...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-17-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By traal
I think 1080p for DV is overkill, but Apple...

I think 1080p for DV is overkill, but Apple Compressor is pretty good at deinterlacing and upscaling DV to 720p. H.264 is fine as a distribution format but always archive the original capture file!
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-14-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,285
Posted By traal
If you use the capture card's built-in proc amp...

If you use the capture card's built-in proc amp to compress the histogram into the safe zone for capturing, then after capturing decompress the histogram for RGB output, won't this fragment the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-13-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 32,662
Posted By traal
I had trouble following this guide with my...

I had trouble following this guide with my Diamond VC500, but I figured it out.

On Step 2, I choose "Microsoft WDM Image Capture (Win32) (VFW)", not the other option which is "Conexant Polaris...
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