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There is no reason that your camera should have problems playing back 200 hours of tape and as the signal is digital and was presumably recorded on your camera, there shouldn't be much in the way of quality loss. The video is either read correctly or not. If you do get read issues (showing up as either dropped frames or blocky artifacts) then it might be ...


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You have a few options for capturing Mini-DV tape. The first and highest quality, but largest size, is to capture it in HDV format (HDV2 is used by most Sony cameras). It is a form of MPEG-2 Part 2 video. This is the same as the format actually stored on the tape. Storing your files as HDV will preserve the quality of the recorded footage, but it will ...


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Another option is to rent an appropriate deck from an equipment supplier. I don't know your local market so I can't recommend one, but I'm certain there are some in London. With a pro or semi-pro deck you should get advantages of speed and quality for much less cost than buying, and with no wear on your camera. You also retain the use of the camera if you ...



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