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Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-21-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Hi lordsmurf and timtape - thanks very much for...

Hi lordsmurf and timtape - thanks very much for your answers.

I was afraid of that. This is the only known copy of the tape in existence. We've asked around in the ship's Facebook group and...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 12-19-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Strong bleed along edges? What is this?

Hi! I've captured an old VHS taped that some guys from my 1st ship in the Navy created in 1990. The video was captured poorly, and has been edited and recopied at least once, likely more.

Can...
Forum: Computers 05-11-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By BeerOnABeach
He already addressed the limits of his CPU, GPU...

He already addressed the limits of his CPU, GPU and hard drive. He seemed pretty determined to get more RAM.

If he wants to play modern 3D GPU intensive games, then yeah.. he needs to upgrade to a...
Forum: Photo Processing, Scanning & Printing 05-11-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,434
Posted By BeerOnABeach
The physical scanner in your 8600 is OK for this....

The physical scanner in your 8600 is OK for this. I have one and use it once in awhile.

The real problem is the software. HP software is horrible. Windows software for scanning is also horrible....
Forum: Computers 05-11-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By BeerOnABeach
http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-f...

http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for/Dell/latitude-e6420

Google is your best friend.
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-11-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Thanks very much! You saved me a lot of time :)

Thanks very much! You saved me a lot of time :)
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-11-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By BeerOnABeach
HR-S9900U Service Manual phase matching info?

Hello all, I have a 9900u that needs some TLC - the gears and linkage are all messed up. I'm having trouble identifying the "starting positions" for everything.

I can't find a good reference. A...
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 05-09-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 846
Posted By BeerOnABeach
BVP-4 Plus Split Screen doesn't clear to the left

I adjusted the right edge lines according to the post here: http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/vcr-repair/2035-elite-bvp-bvp4.html

Many thanks for that!

On mine, the Split Screen doesn't adjust...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,699
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Need a JVC SR-V101US? 17 available on eBay

Not an endorsement, and I have nothing to do with this ebay listing. I was just surprised and thought others might benefit.

They're "Buy It Now" at $195 with free shipping. Not a terrible price...
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-28-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By BeerOnABeach
768x - I guess I missed something in VirtualDub...

768x - I guess I missed something in VirtualDub when I captured. Edit: yep - Capture Pin config was wrong :(
Forum: Restore, Filter, Improve Quality 04-28-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Very bad video - can this be improved?

An old basketball game. Can this be improved? I have no idea about the purple "bands" that come and go. Is this from the camera that was used?

AG-1980p, AVT-8710 (no value changes), Virtualdub -...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
This forum rocks. I'm so glad I came here and...

This forum rocks. I'm so glad I came here and studied up before buying VCRs. This AG-1980 rocks. The video output is so close to the JVCs that it's hard to tell a difference without doing a side by...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Just unpacked the Panny AG-1980. Looks and smells...

Just unpacked the Panny AG-1980. Looks and smells brand new, very bright display, loads/plays/FF/RW/ejects perfectly. Unreal. Will take to the studio in a bit for testing.
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Ok, I get it. I saw you wrote "faceplate" before,...

Ok, I get it. I saw you wrote "faceplate" before, and somehow was thinking that's all you needed.

I have the door, with the spring. I'll need to check it to see if there is any damage. I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Swapped the front end to the "new" SR-V10u and it...

Swapped the front end to the "new" SR-V10u and it works great.

@Lordsmurf - Exactly what did you need? Do you just need the little purple faceplate or the LED display behind it as well?
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 04-25-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,146
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Thanks very much, bever! Just ordered the...

Thanks very much, bever!

Just ordered the Instek. Has probes and the manual included. We'll see if I survive this :)
Forum: Video Hardware Repair 04-24-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,146
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Oscilloscope for VCR alignment

I want to pick one up and don't really know what I should be looking for. So many models and specs - it's mind bending.

I have a line on a working GW Instek GOS-6112 2 channel for $125, probes...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
I have 2 SR-V10Us now. And yeah - one has a face...

I have 2 SR-V10Us now. And yeah - one has a face plate hanging half off, and no working manual buttons except Power :)

@Lordsmurf - I think I can use the good "front end" on the other SR-V10. Let...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Thanks very much! It's a slow process, but I'm...

Thanks very much! It's a slow process, but I'm learning, thanks to you and the other pros on this forum.

-- merged --

I received the aforementioned 2nd SR-V10U today. The seller had mentioned...
Forum: General Discussion 04-20-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
I don't see any trailing, or I don't know what to...

I don't see any trailing, or I don't know what to look for.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winged_Migration

It's an amazing movie. They raised some of the birds from birth and trained them to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
I worked out a deal with the seller. I was...

I worked out a deal with the seller. I was starting to become nervous, as he told me he hadn't heard back from FedEx after a week.

I ended up with a refund of all but $80.

I decided to bring...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Would you like another photo from any certain...

Would you like another photo from any certain angle, or showing specific details?
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
The transport and just about everything else does...

The transport and just about everything else does look pretty perfect.. still. It's probably 99% face-plate damage.

I don't know where that brass looking screw came from on the left side. heh.
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Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Amazon 3rd-party VCR buying: Anticipation to devastation

I ordered a shiny JVC SR-V10u from a seller on Amazon. Just under $200 - great deal. Said it was refurbished, completely tested, and working perfectly.

It took longer than expected, but the seller...
Forum: Capture, Record, Transfer 04-08-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,766
Posted By BeerOnABeach
Thanks very much, facp. My DCR-TRV720 is top...

Thanks very much, facp. My DCR-TRV720 is top loading.

Thanks for the explanation re: analog vs digital. Mine seems to play back both just fine, but my "just fine" isn't as fine-tuned as people...
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