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Why does the color red always appear pixelated on TV and videos on the PC?

I hope this isn't off-topic. While technically about video production, it's not about a problem I am having. Have you ever noticed on TV how the color red is always noticeably pixelated? It's the ...
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Linux - looking for a way to produce analog effects for video

I am looking for a way to make analog video effects like those: You may want to turn the volume down a bit: If there's no convinient way to do it i can head to ...
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What's the best setup to transfer a digital or analog video over 100 ft?

I'm looking for the best (price/quality) solution to send a digital or analog video signal to an lcd tv or beamer over 80 - 100 ft. The input can be hdmi, vga or dvi (all must be possible). The output ...
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Cheapest way to convert from toslink to 4 channel analog audio? [closed]

I have a mac-mini and an old analog 4.1 set of speakers and I want to use all 4 channels instead of only two. I do not have a receiver and I am looking for the least expensive way of achieving 4 ...
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How to tune a musicbox

I want to try to make my own musicbox. The picture below shows what I mean: I was wondering how to determine the length of the metal tone generating plates (shown in dark grey). I assume it is a ...
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Convert Analogue signal to digital

I am not sure if this is the place to post this type of question. If it is not I will delete. At present I have 4 analogue cameras 'talking' to my DVR. I want to unplug 1 of these cameras from the ...
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Live Video on Website from Analog cameras

I currently have 16 Analog cameras hooked up to a Vonnic DVR-K4016SE 16CH H.264 DVR System. I would like to make live streams available on my website of some of these cameras. Using the DVR is ...
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What is the technical advantage of celluloid film over digital?

I know that digital is used more than celluloid now. Still, I would like to know why celluloid film is still favored by some film makers. Only a few years ago celluloid was the standard. What was/is ...
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which digital format for old Hi-8 home videos?

I have a rather large number of old Hi-8 PAL videotapes, that I managed to convert to digital video using El Gato EyeTV Hybrid through an S-VHS cable. That solution worked fine. It may not be the ...
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Help reading analog video?

I have a microcassette tape with some video on it that I'd like to digitize, but the camera I have that can play microcassette tapes is so old its drivers come on a floppy disk, which I can't read ...
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Old 8mm video recording tapes and standards

I want to transfer a set of old home video tapes recorded on a Sanyo VM-D66P. I do not have access to the camcorder anymore need to buy a camcorder that will play them so I can capture it via USB. The ...
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Video capture device for senior citizen

My father has a large collection of video tapes that he wants to transfer to digital format. He's brilliant, but getting up in age and I'm finding that he is having an increasingly harder time with ...
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Is This Pin-Out for S-Video or Composite Video?

I have never seen a pin out utilizing video- and video+ before. My first assumption would be that it's for S-Video since it's the one analog video signal I know of that uses two cables. Would there ...
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How to fix analogue jumping and flickering from VHS that is now digitised

My parents gave me to digitise our 20 year old VHS tape from my childhood which is very dear to me. They not knowingly left it in the shelf for quite sometime without realising that magnetic tape ...
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H.264 on analog camera

Years ago I bought Vitamin D Video software for videosurveillance, which doesn' support H.264, but only mpeg-4. Currently I'm using two cheap analog cameras (RCA, PAL) connected to pc through 1 usb ...
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Component AV, higher resolution source into lower reciever?

If I have for example 720 or 1080 component (analog YPBPR) output from one device going into another device that only does 576 will it work ? what will be the result ?