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What format should I digitize mini DV tapes with HDV footage in?

I want to digitize a lot of mini dv tape footage, shot on a Sony a1(HDV). What format should I digitize the footage in? (and on a side note can you point me in the direction of what hardware I will ...
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I want to digitise footage from a lot of DV tapes - should I use my camera or buy a tape deck?

I have about 200 hours of footage I need to digitise. I have very little experience in the production side of video. What kind of kit do I need to digitise it, how does it work? and will it wear out ...
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Is it possible to have stereo sound from an external mic on a Canon Vixia HF G20

I have a Canon Vixia HF G20 and I cannot find anywhere in the manual about an external mic in stereo mode. The "advanced hot shoe" does support stereo and surround sound but through the Line In/Mic ...
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Recommended Encoding for VHS to Digital to be Followed by Post Processing

I have VHS tapes that I want to digitize. I started this using something like Pinnacle's Dazzle. I notice that the only encoding options were for compressed video, which could lead to quality ...
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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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filming objects that emit light in low light conditions

I have a Canon HF100 HD camera which I'm using to produce video for youtube and other online video channels, in HD. I need to primarily shoot video of objects and people in low light conditions, ...
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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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First steps in time lapse

I've always been fascinated by time-lapse videos, and i wanted to give it a try. I don't have much, just a Canon Digital IXUS970, which can record up to 4GB of video. (and i think this is enought to ...
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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 ...