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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By traal
Besides the wrong frame rate (24fps), your CPU...

Besides the wrong frame rate (24fps), your CPU usage is spiking above 80%, and you're getting inserted frames, possibly a result of high CPU usage. Which codec are you using for capture?
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-10-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By traal
The whites are blown, so color is lost or tinted...

The whites are blown, so color is lost or tinted in bright areas. The blacks are also crushed, so detail is lost in dark areas:

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"Min" should be >16, and "Max" should be <235 for a good...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-08-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 624
Posted By traal
Temporarily crop out the edges, then play the...

Temporarily crop out the edges, then play the tape and adjust brightness and contrast in your capture card's settings until the histogram is all blue...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-07-2022, 11:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 624
Posted By traal
The blacks are crushed. Needs a new capture with...

The blacks are crushed. Needs a new capture with levels set correctly for a good histogram.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-03-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By traal
Maybe the reason why I don't see the AGC issue...

Maybe the reason why I don't see the AGC issue with the VC500 is because I'm very careful to set the histogram correctly...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-01-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By traal
I don't know what VirtualDub does to the video....

I don't know what VirtualDub does to the video. Just use WinDV (http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/video-capture/2860-windv-freeware-software.html) to capture losslessly.

I like to deinterlace 60i...
Forum: Encode, Convert for streaming 05-01-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 133
Posted By traal
I had a sync issue once when trying to transcode...

I had a sync issue once when trying to transcode a VFR video. But HuffYUV doesn't support VFR, does it?
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-28-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 971
Posted By traal
Yes, the brightness/contrast levels in the...

Yes, the brightness/contrast levels in the Wal-Mart transfer seem to be set better, but I think their compression or maybe a noise filter is erasing the texture in the floor. Also there's some...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-20-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By traal
That reminds me of this tape...

That reminds me of this tape (http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/video-capture/12163-causing-capture-error.html) that had a similar problem. I found a different copy of the same tape that was perfect. I...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-17-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By traal
I had a similar issue...

I had a similar issue (http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/video-capture/8943-vc500-form-agc.html#post64620), and an external TBC fixed it for me.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-15-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 695
Posted By traal
I have VHS captures where the picture isn't...

I have VHS captures where the picture isn't perfectly centered and so for example only 4-5 pixels on one edge might not contain good picture information. Do the DMR's center the image before...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By traal
It would be good to compare the MediaInfo output...

It would be good to compare the MediaInfo output from the "before" and "after" videos.
Forum: Edit Video, Audio 04-11-2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By traal
Topaz with aggressive settings creates...

Topaz with aggressive settings creates interesting but unnatural results with VHS sources.

With less aggressive settings, it just sharpens the video a little, not worth the effort.

Maybe...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-06-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By traal
Yes, for VirtualDub I use a filter called Color...

Yes, for VirtualDub I use a filter called Color Tools by trevlac (http://www.trevlac.us/colorCorrection/colorTools.html).
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-04-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By traal
I cropped the edges of the frame, then created a...

I cropped the edges of the frame, then created a histogram which you can see on the right:

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The minimum luma of this frame is 17 (it should be 18+) which means there could be some clipping...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-03-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 413
Posted By traal
Referring to Video4, during the DV to VHS...

Referring to Video4, during the DV to VHS conversion (or during capture by the AIW), somehow the saturation got boosted. Worse, the blacks got crushed.

Here's a quick restored version, with the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-31-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By traal
I've been thinking about this. On a marginal...

I've been thinking about this. On a marginal tape, you can get jitter, both up and down. When the jitter goes down, the visual information is not lost because the scanlines at the bottom go into the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-29-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 361
Posted By traal
I didn't see anything in the manual about the...

I didn't see anything in the manual about the firmware periodically testing the battery, so it's up to you to pull the plug every once in a while and make sure the battery still holds a charge.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-29-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 361
Posted By traal
A UPS that doesn't periodically test the battery...

A UPS that doesn't periodically test the battery and tell you when it needs to be replaced will someday fail as soon as the power goes out.
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 03-28-2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By traal
Have you repacked the tape (fast-forward all the...

Have you repacked the tape (fast-forward all the way to the end until it rewinds itself back to the beginning) to make sure inconsistent tension isn't causing some of those inserted and dropped...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-23-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 715
Posted By traal
Make sure you get one that periodically tests the...

Make sure you get one that periodically tests the battery. My $150 model didn't, and when the power went out recently, the UPS shut itself off almost immediately because I didn't (and still don't)...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 03-20-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By traal
Negative numbers will now move the field up. Only...

Negative numbers will now move the field up. Only one function changed:

function MoveFieldDownAndBackfill(clip c, int numRows) {
c
if(numRows < 0) { # moving up
numRows = -numRows...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 03-19-2022, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By traal
Frame-by-frame vertical jitter removal for interlaced video?

My VHS captures have occasional vertical jitter, I believe the problem to be a weak "start of frame" signal from the VCR causing the capture card to delay the start of frame for a line or two. So I...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-09-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By traal
From the video, it looks to me like the AG-1980's...

From the video, it looks to me like the AG-1980's TBC was turned off, because with it on, bare minimum I would expect to see the horizontal wiggling stop.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-03-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By traal
Do you mean SMR? Definitely don't use SMR drives...

Do you mean SMR? Definitely don't use SMR drives for capturing.
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