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Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-17-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,273
Posted By Feedbucket
This is an interesting point which I don't think...

This is an interesting point which I don't think I've ever seen addressed here. Conventional knowledge is that the fewer conversion steps the better -- is the HDMI output usable for restoration...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-15-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,273
Posted By josem84
You won't be getting anything decent with those...

You won't be getting anything decent with those crappy scalers/deinterlacers. The good ones go for 800+...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-15-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,273
Posted By latreche34
The problem with those workflow links you posted...

The problem with those workflow links you posted is that they use a crappy VCR with composite output only, then input it into the DVD recorder and convert it to S-Video and then convert it to...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 12-14-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,273
Posted By sanlyn
It's really upsetting to continue to see endless...

It's really upsetting to continue to see endless streams of posts like this. But, then, that's my problem I guess, not yours. My own misgivings aside:

The answer is NO to HDMI. It looks inferior...
Forum: Photo Processing, Scanning & Printing 09-14-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,675
Posted By hodgey
When we had green streaks on our Epson flatbed...

When we had green streaks on our Epson flatbed scanner I think it was caused by some dust in the calibration area on the scanner (and google suggests the same thing). Don't know where that sits on...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-03-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,313
Posted By hodgey
The Konig video grabber seems to be...

The Konig video grabber seems to be conexant-based judging by the driver, so it's probably similar to the Hauppauge or Diamond VC500 dongles.
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-21-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,448
Posted By Bogilein
I'm glad to read someone have noticed that the...

I'm glad to read someone have noticed that the Panasonic ES10 & ES15 have different jitter correction ability.
Usually everyone say you have to buy the ES10 or ES15.
I have 2 Sony RDR (HX680 & HX...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 02-21-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,448
Posted By hodgey
It might work, I know the slightly older models...

It might work, I know the slightly older models do at least. I use a Sony RDR-HX750 for pass-through, the line-TBC is not quite as strong as the ES10, but ok on most tapes, and it provides a stable...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 02-04-2018, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,488
Posted By lordsmurf
Yes, "smart" TVs having problems with files,...

Yes, "smart" TVs having problems with files, whether downloaded or created, is a common complaint.

So is it fair to say smart TVs are dumb? :laugh:

However, realize that too many devices ignore...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 08-20-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,073
Posted By sanlyn
Thanks for the update. Since I don't use...

Thanks for the update.

Since I don't use Handbrake, MeGUI, or similarly restricted software, I can't comment extensively on them, except for two of your entries:

Does your video have chapters?...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-22-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,073
Posted By deter
sanlyn, Hi, it has been a while since the...

sanlyn,

Hi, it has been a while since the Michael Jackson video days.

Yea, it amazes me to no end how people have no clue. A guy wanted me to convert a VHS tape to 4K, What? Than I had another...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-17-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,073
Posted By sanlyn
I get your point, lordsmurf, and hope I'm not...

I get your point, lordsmurf, and hope I'm not seeming too strange here. Perhaps I'm using some of the wrong terminology myself and looking as if I'm sitting here smoldering in my chair.

If so I...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-17-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,073
Posted By lordsmurf
@sanlyn: calm down, be nice. He means well, but...

@sanlyn: calm down, be nice. He means well, but just has some wrong info. I don't detect any degree of stubbornness (which also gets my dander up), but just lots and lots of bad understandings.
...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-12-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,073
Posted By koberulz
Regarding the TV, the OP may be plugging the USB...

Regarding the TV, the OP may be plugging the USB drive directly into the TV. In that case the TV is the player, and thus becomes relevant to playback.
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-08-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,073
Posted By lordsmurf
Best = QTGMC, or a complex Yadif-based method....

Best = QTGMC, or a complex Yadif-based method. That's been true for a few years now, and will probably not change in the near future.

Best lazy method = Yadif alone. You'll notice many interlace...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-02-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,689
Posted By Goldwingfahrer
sorry ... Pinnacle is a disease that can only...

sorry ... Pinnacle is a disease that can only kompr. DV-AVI capture.
Mpeg2 encoder there are also better.

PAL-60 is to capture not a good idea, one needs to have true real NTSC recorder / or...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-01-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,689
Posted By themaster1
set your capture card to pal60, maybe your...

set your capture card to pal60, maybe your software can't deal with that, try virtualdub or dscaler
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 05-01-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,689
Posted By latreche34
Most JVC US models end with the letter U, I have...

Most JVC US models end with the letter U, I have a Toshiba VHS only that is true Multistandard, It doesn't convert between formats, that I will be selling but not now as I'm busy taking care of some...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-02-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,769
Posted By msgohan
Why wouldn't you be able to..? Just connect the...

Why wouldn't you be able to..? Just connect the VCR to the S-Video or composite input of the front panel. It looks like that is connected internally to the Philips card.

Haven't bothered to look...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 03-30-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,045
Posted By sanlyn
No, a good non-tbc, non-dnr player with an ES10...

No, a good non-tbc, non-dnr player with an ES10 pass-thru won't be "better" but it will be the next best thing. I use my ES10 with non-tbc players when my big guys refuse to track a tape properly,...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 03-08-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,120
Posted By sanlyn
Welcome to digitalFAQ. :salute: I assume...

Welcome to digitalFAQ. :salute:

I assume you've been through the forum's capture guides. There are several parts to the guides shown on this page: http://www.digitalfaq.com/guides/video.htm. The...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-01-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,330
Posted By Quasipal
How VCR pinch rollers work! [FAQ]

On all VCR's the pinch roller does need attention quite regularly to keep the tape running across the various heads correctly. I thought I would share a few thoughts as during deck cleaning and...
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