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Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2022, 08:32 PM
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Posted By latreche34
It is a wrong way of doing it, But people have...

It is a wrong way of doing it, But people have different needs with different means, The way I do it is to capture lossless AVI and proceed from there.
As to my YT channel, I just like old TV...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 72
Posted By latreche34
I'm not too sure about the Blackmagic Analogue to...

I'm not too sure about the Blackmagic Analogue to SDI capture device you will have to try it for yourself, No never de-interlace on the fly while capturing, bad idea.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 72
Posted By latreche34
Use NTSC VCR for NTSC tapes and PAL VCR for PAL...

Use NTSC VCR for NTSC tapes and PAL VCR for PAL tapes, Your capture card is not compatible with PAL60.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-24-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By latreche34
It's tape specific not a general rule.

It's tape specific not a general rule.
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 11-24-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By latreche34
We now know it is not compression or DV related...

We now know it is not compression or DV related artifacts but not enough information to judge, Try different tapes especially tapes you know they worked fine before, also try a clean recording and...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 11-23-2022, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By latreche34
It's hard to tell capturing to DV then converting...

It's hard to tell capturing to DV then converting to h.264, Post a lossless AVI clip straight from S-Video. Do all tapes exhibit the same artifacts?
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-23-2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By latreche34
Neither TBC nor any capture card can fix a broken...

Neither TBC nor any capture card can fix a broken VCR.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-23-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By latreche34
That's a VCR problem if all tapes exhibit the...

That's a VCR problem if all tapes exhibit the same behavior, Stop using immediately and get another one as it might be damaging the tapes as it plays them back.
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 11-21-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 74
Posted By latreche34
Sudden shock, broken tapes, foreign objects fall...

Sudden shock, broken tapes, foreign objects fall in the gaps, Excessive wear and lack of lubrication, These are all potential causes for mechanisms miss alignment, That's why VCR's have service...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 11-21-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 74
Posted By latreche34
You are going to have to remove both the white...

You are going to have to remove both the white gear at the bottom and the top cam follower or whatever is called and inspect them outside the mechanism, spry some oil between the parts to ease the...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-21-2022, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By latreche34
Does he mean 1920 instead of 1980?

Does he mean 1920 instead of 1980?
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-20-2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By latreche34
I've spliced video tapes before, VHS, DV, V8/Hi8,...

I've spliced video tapes before, VHS, DV, V8/Hi8, if done right it does not affect the heads at all, Sometimes it's the best alternative when you have a break in the middle of a recording, You don't...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 11-20-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By latreche34
When I work on something for the first time I put...

When I work on something for the first time I put all screws in small bags and label them with sharpie, I also put the screws back on place after removing the part whenever I can so I don't have to...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-20-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 102
Posted By latreche34
Slightly off-topic, Looking at that document now...

Slightly off-topic, Looking at that document now I understand the AM letter coding as being PAL/NTSC/NTSC4.43, JVC used it too in model HR-S7600AM which I have.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-20-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 102
Posted By latreche34
It has to, All PAL TV's have 625 native scanning,...

It has to, All PAL TV's have 625 native scanning, So 525 is converted to 625, Not sure though if that is done within the VCR or inside the TV, I guess that depends on what device has the capability...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-20-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By latreche34
Just use splicing tape if you intend to use one...

Just use splicing tape if you intend to use one time for capturing, Just make sure you do it right ( I have to add this warning before snowflakes start to scream)
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-19-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 102
Posted By latreche34
The difference is chroma coding, so a true PAL TV...

The difference is chroma coding, so a true PAL TV cannot display NTSC 4.43 in color but it can display PAL60 in color.
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 11-19-2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By latreche34
Yes, Not my word but it was suggested to me few...

Yes, Not my word but it was suggested to me few years ago that the coding works more efficiently out of 4:2:2, Not that it brings any additional chroma info, The math just works better. Dpalomaki...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By latreche34
It's a rare format and any machine is rare, In...

It's a rare format and any machine is rare, In terms of playback I highly doubt there is any difference between the two, In terms of other features that no one needs anymore like editing there maybe...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-18-2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 102
Posted By latreche34
Me too, I'm always confused between the two even...

Me too, I'm always confused between the two even when I figure it out I soon forget, I did some online digging and here is my findings:

PAL60 is 525 with PAL chroma in a PAL subcarrier 4.43MHz @...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 11-18-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By latreche34
I know for sure other members here have more...

I know for sure other members here have more experience than me in DV post processing but I would import the file into vdub2 and output as AVI 4:2:2 (yuv2) HuffYUV, so like this it becomes a lossless...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 11-17-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By latreche34
He means the metadata for scenes detection, I've...

He means the metadata for scenes detection, I've never played around DV metadata but I've read that some programs can read it, not too sure what can be detected and what not.
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 11-17-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By latreche34
Just as a tip, for oil I use a syringe with a...

Just as a tip, for oil I use a syringe with a bent needle to access any point in the mechanism without needing too much space, works better than a plastic spout or neck, just be careful not to push...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 11-17-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By latreche34
Dielectric grease is for sealing connectors by...

Dielectric grease is for sealing connectors by keeping moisture and dirt from entering mating surface of connectors, It is not recommended for mechanisms where friction occurs, There are mixed...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 11-17-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By latreche34
Lossless is always better than a DV route, How...

Lossless is always better than a DV route, How important that to you is personal preference and convenience, Some people struggle getting a non DV workflow to work.
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