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Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By dpalomaki
If you can, give S-VHS a try, a night and day...

If you can, give S-VHS a try, a night and day difference.

The biggest single problem with analog tape, especially formats like VHS and (even S-VHS, Hi8 & Video8) was generation loss when editing...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 06-13-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By dpalomaki
You might find this of interest if you haven't...

You might find this of interest if you haven't seen it already.
http://www.silentpcreview.com/article690-page1.html
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 06-13-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By dpalomaki
Sounds like a potentially serious problem. ...

Sounds like a potentially serious problem.

http://www.mrbetamax.com/AskMrBQ&A.htm#
provides a FAQ on Betamax stuff. The site also has some troubleshooting guides, and appears to be current.
...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 06-12-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By dpalomaki
I've seen some 60x60x15 fans that do 3200 rpm and...

I've seen some 60x60x15 fans that do 3200 rpm and 24 dB noise.

Do you know at what minimum fan speed the VCR needs to see? And the CFM air flow it needs to adequately cool?

With a bit of...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 06-12-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By dpalomaki
Not sure I understand the post. Does the VCR...

Not sure I understand the post.

Does the VCR turn the TV set OFF or just blank the screen?

By static do you mean a screen of noise, like selecting to a non-existent channel on an old TV set?
...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 06-10-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By dpalomaki
https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/171516-Which-S...

https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/171516-Which-Sharp-VCR
for some info.

You can find some posts on this model here on DFAQ as well. LordSmuf apparently has owned them.

Audio dubbed? Is...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 06-07-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By dpalomaki
Three wires on a fan typically are positive,...

Three wires on a fan typically are positive, negative supply and tachometer (rpm) output.

Are the fans you have rated for the same rpm? Often quieter fans are lower rpm.

The DSR internal...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 06-06-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By dpalomaki
When VCRs sold for $1000 they were designed to be...

When VCRs sold for $1000 they were designed to be maintainable and repairable.

By the time they dropped to under $150 (going as low as $39 or so) they were designed to be throw-aways.
Forum: Blank Media 06-04-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 46,716
Posted By dpalomaki
Among currently available (as new) DVD and BD...

Among currently available (as new) DVD and BD burners, which models provide best support for Nero DiskSpeed media testing/scans?

The sites dedicated to the software appear to be old and not...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 06-02-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By dpalomaki
Unclaimed stolen property? Or no longer used by...

Unclaimed stolen property? Or no longer used by detectives to view security tapes?
Forum: Blank Media 06-01-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By dpalomaki
Not a great photo (didn't have the macro lens...

Not a great photo (didn't have the macro lens handy) but is shows the edge of the bum DVD. Also a screen grab of DiskSpeed's disc scan results (up to the point I got tired of no progress, but the...
Forum: Blank Media 05-31-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By dpalomaki
I mainly used TY/JVC/CMCPro Watershield media...

I mainly used TY/JVC/CMCPro Watershield media (both WS and WS2) for DVD-R and Verbatim DataLifePlus DVD+R DL for longer form material. They have given excellent results over the past several years....
Forum: Blank Media 05-13-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By dpalomaki
A directly related experience this week. Was...

A directly related experience this week. Was talking with a dance instructor. She has her music for classes on CDs. Several have paper labels that have wrinkled over the past weeks rendering the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-12-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By dpalomaki
You need a proc amp to adjust analog signal...

You need a proc amp to adjust analog signal levels (e.g., black, gain, saturation, and hue). Some TBCs include a basic proc amp capability, others don't.

The MX Pro mixer included the ability to...
Forum: Project Planning, Workflows 05-12-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By dpalomaki
Probably not lost, just hidden away in some black...

Probably not lost, just hidden away in some black market buyers vault with other valuable but "lost" art works, etc.

A "can-you-top-this" thread for poor video capture work flows. At a "personal...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-11-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,013
Posted By dpalomaki
480 vs. 486. DV chose 480 because it is MOD...

480 vs. 486.

DV chose 480 because it is MOD 8 which digital likes, saves space, and the 6 lost lines are in the overscan area anyway and with most analog sources don't contain any watchable...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-10-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By dpalomaki
In summary, if the portions of the signal that...

In summary, if the portions of the signal that are defined by standards; e.g., sync pulse width, height, color burst, pedestal, max brightness, etc. are correct how can a machine tell whether or not...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-10-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By dpalomaki
In some cases video AGC effect is be based on the...

In some cases video AGC effect is be based on the sync pulse height, not the image content brightness. If the video signal has proper sync, as the output of a TBC should be, then AGC would have no...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-09-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By dpalomaki
I general, any line time base error becomes...

I general, any line time base error becomes locked in when you run the signal though a frame TBC. That is because the TBC generates new sync for each line it detects. The MX-1 assumes the start of...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-09-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By dpalomaki
A frame TBC should help. BM products tends to be...

A frame TBC should help. BM products tends to be unforgiving of time base errors, although the Pro 4K may be a bit more forgiving than the Pro. With the external TBC where you were dropping frames...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-08-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By dpalomaki
For some nice examples of the Macrovision...

For some nice examples of the Macrovision protection signal:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VqsU1VK3mU

This graphic shows the vertical interval time code signal (when it is present, not usually...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-08-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,282
Posted By dpalomaki
Not the same, but they do share common functional...

Not the same, but they do share common functional components and can have similar effects. The TBC is intended to correct the time base (sync) of an input signal while the synchronizer is intended...
Forum: Blank Media 05-07-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By dpalomaki
Anyone know Innovera DVD-R media?

I will be burning some video DVD-R for a school music program. They are providing the media - Innovera 16x DVD-R single layer.

Has anyone ever heard of the brand? Used it? Experience?

Its...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-06-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,938
Posted By dpalomaki
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Marketplace 05-02-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By dpalomaki
FWIW, a copyright 2010 page at the Sign Video...

FWIW, a copyright 2010 page at the Sign Video site reads:



The Enhancer was not listed among the available products on that old web page.

Wasn't Sign Video associated with Studio 1...
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