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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-22-2019, 12:58 AM
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Posted By ragu0012
Thanks guys. Same problem on all tapes, although...

Thanks guys. Same problem on all tapes, although not quite as bad on some.
Tried cleaning the heads again and no change. Would that possibly mean the heads are toast?

I also wondered if alignment...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-21-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By ragu0012
Bad tape or dirty heads?

I just picked up a Sony SuperBetamax SL-390 to capture my wife's home movies from growing up. I need to adjust the tracking more than 3/4 to the left in order to get the cleanest picture possible....
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-08-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By ragu0012
Betamax VCR not playing sound

I hope this is the right category for this issue. I've been following the forum for a couple years now.

I was working through my betamax tapes and my beta player died. Being it was cheaper to buy...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-14-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By ragu0012
I will give this a try tonight and report back.

I will give this a try tonight and report back.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-14-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By ragu0012
Does anyone know if it would work to run Windows...

Does anyone know if it would work to run Windows 7 in Virtualbox on Windows 10? Would Virtualdub be able to see the capture device that way?
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-10-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By ragu0012
No kidding? Are you using overlay or preview? ...

No kidding? Are you using overlay or preview? (those other tactics worked for me to get it to pop up, however when re-opening the program I would need to basically toggle it off then on to get it to...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-04-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By ragu0012
VirtualDub2 vs VirtualDub 1.9 or 1.10. 64 vs 32?

I'm wondering what the benefits/drawbacks to using VirtualDub 2 instead of original?

And what is optimal for a 64bit OS?

I ran into issues testing out the 64bit VirtualDub2 trying to run...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-02-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By ragu0012
For what it’s worth, it seeemed to capture the...

For what it’s worth, it seeemed to capture the video just fine. But obviously can’t go at it blind like this.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-02-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By ragu0012
I too have NVidia graphics card. Are you saying...

I too have NVidia graphics card. Are you saying uninstalling the driver made it work?
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-02-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 389
Posted By ragu0012
No VirtualDub monitor showing on Windows 10

I am navigating all the same problems everyone is having with Windows 10, which i now use only because my new computer processor allegedly requires it.

Finally got virtualdub and avisynth going.
...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-22-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,235
Posted By ragu0012
Thank you for all this. I'm getting Windows 10...

Thank you for all this. I'm getting Windows 10 this week. (Win7 isn't compatible with a lot of newer processors, i'm learning.)
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-22-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By ragu0012
Digital 8 camcorder stopped reading tape?

I ran a tape through my Sony Digital 8 camcorder while capturing, and there was a section of the tape that was creased (crinkly) from getting pulled out and the tape lid closing on it.

When this...
Forum: Encode, Convert for streaming 09-21-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By ragu0012
Anyone experimented with H265 HEVC encoding?

I'm wondering if anyone has done quality tests on h265 vs h264 encoding?

I currently encode my web files from VHS capture 2 pass, target: 6000kbps, max: 8000kbps.

Has anyone determined what...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-03-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By ragu0012
Yes I captured with S video. There is...

Yes I captured with S video.

There is definitely camera movement on this part.

I havenít yet tried recapturing the same tape under different settings. Unfortunately I didnít notice it as it...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 08-02-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By ragu0012
What causes this wobbly lines?

This is a Maxell 8mm tape shot in 2002 captured on a Sony Handycam DCR-TRV820 Digital 8 with TBC and DNR activated.. and using a datavision TBC as well.

Occasionally i will get these squiggly...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-10-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By ragu0012
THANK YOU Sanlyn. Exactly what I was looking for.

THANK YOU Sanlyn. Exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-10-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By ragu0012
How to identify telecine pulldown?

I think the answer to this question would be helpful for a lot of people.

I am having trouble "identifying" when video is telecine or pulldown. The only thing I go by is whether I know it was...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-07-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By ragu0012
Ha, yes. Sometimes it takes a sledgehammer to...

Ha, yes. Sometimes it takes a sledgehammer to make it sink in but I got it and thank you all very much for your help.
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-06-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By ragu0012
OooooK got it

OooooK got it
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-06-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By ragu0012
OK I understand most of what you're saying. Now...

OK I understand most of what you're saying. Now let me throw you one more example on a mundane clip. Levels seem to be OK (less than perfect, but legal at least) using Histogram in Avisynth. Then...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 03-31-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By ragu0012
Levels OK, but RGB illegal? Need education...

OK I am getting a pretty good hang of making sure the levels are capturing without clipping, then slightly tweaking with "levels" in AVIsynth to make sure they are between 16 and 235.

However,...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 03-17-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By ragu0012
I believe I captured the video on edit setting -...

I believe I captured the video on edit setting - however the recording may have been either a second-gen dub or a television recording at LP or EP speed. So there is less than desirable detail and...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 03-17-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By ragu0012
Thank you so much Sanlyn for making this easier...

Thank you so much Sanlyn for making this easier to understand.

Most of hte video looks great using the new script but there are a couple scenes where the noise reduction is still a little extreme....
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 03-16-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By ragu0012
Best scripts for de-telecine

My attachment is a sample from the captured, un-restored file.

I am working on a video that appears to be 3:2 pulldown. I want to make one square pixel mp4 6mb/s
and one interlaced Mpeg for...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-07-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By ragu0012
This thread is so helpful for me as well. Thanks...

This thread is so helpful for me as well. Thanks Sanlyn and Lordsmurf.
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