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What causes audio sync drift when digitizing VHS?

In the process of digitizing family VHS tapes, amateur video producers often encounter audio drift or skew where the audio track becomes out of sync with the video: It slowly dawned on me that the ...
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Benefits of component/RGB connector (vs. S-video or composite) for VHS capture?

I know it's 2020 but I still have a few VHS tapes to digitise. I do not expect the picture quality to be necessarily good enough to worry about this question. Still, I would hate to lose any tiny ...
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Name of old VHS content blocker device

I am not sure if this is the right network to ask this question but it's the closest I could find. An acquaintance of mine told me that, when he was a kid, they had some kind of content blocking ...
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How was analog video converted to an electrical signal?

Before the invention of the CCD, how were analog video images captured? Specifically, what process occurred between the optics of the camera, and the resulting analog electrical signal (not ...
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Comparing Hardware Solutions for Transferring 8mm film to Digital?

I'm looking to better understand the various 8mm film silent movie scanning solutions available. Can anyone shed light on the differences between Moviestuff (appears inferior to me) and MWA (appears ...
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Remove vertical jumps from captured VHS video

I was watching the following video on youtube, and as you can see, the whole frame just jumps up for single frames at random intervals, always to the same height. It seems to me that this would be ...
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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 analog video transmission, probably composite video. Pin Function Video- Video+ 74 VDC ...
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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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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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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 ?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...