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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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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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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 ...