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What causes audio sync drift when digitizing VHS?

Audio drift can have a couple of causes, dropped frames (which a TBC can help with), and unstable clocks, where the audio isn't recorded at quite the precise rate it should be, causing drift, as ...
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Calculate coaxial cable type/grade to transfer digital video signals to a known distance/length

Major cable suppliers such as Belden and GEPCO publish guides that correlate at least two factors: Signal bandwidth or SMPTE standard (standard def, HD, 3G, etc) Cable length There are three other ...
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Can I digitalize a video with a RCA-Jack adapter?

The cable in the picture is an analogue cable, so it's getting an analogue signal from your camera. It's just a cable, so the signal at one end is exactly(ish) the same as the other. To digitise it ...
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Suggestion to record video from TV

Personally I use Pinnacle Studio to record the TV shows. I have used it to record over a 100 hours of TV footage till now and I'm pretty happy with it. What You Need TV Tuner Software to record. ...
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Recording 720p source with 1080p

It is best to match the source dimensions with your recoding dimensions. Using a larger number of pixels requires more data or bandwidth to encode the scaled source. You wont be able to make a sharper ...
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Is coaxial cable an option for distances of around 150 m to transfer SDI digital signals

300 Feet is about as far as you can take SDI or HD-SDI; before it needs to be reclocked. So no, 150 M is too far. Also the quality of cable; and if it's being run in parallel with other cables that ...
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What causes audio sync drift when digitizing VHS?

No, a TBC won't solve an audio-video sync problem. Most likely the sync problem is coming from a shortcut in the capture device or driver that samples the audio and video with separate and/or unstable ...
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Why this SCART adapter only works for some video tapes?

Secam L (which was the broadcast format for Analog Color in France) does have differences in the video signal to PAL though both are 625 lines, it is likely this did not trigger the digitizer. You ...
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Is there a way to screen record with 1000fps?

You don't have to be mad, we're only helping :D Yes, there is software out there that does that. Try: Open Broadcast (obs) Fraps (although I personally hate it) Streamlabs (basically obs but in a ...
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Recording 720p source with 1080p

While it is true that you can sometimes gain additional sharpness by recording at higher resolution and then downsampling after you have finished any other changes you plan to make, that isn't ...
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Best quality conversion from VHS to digital domain (USA)

Please tell me you didn't spend thousands of dollars. You can get the hardware you need in under 50. I rip my VHS tapes with a PVR card as well, the Hauppauge (WinTV) are good ones. I just use an ...
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Started to record over AVI file

When overwriting happens, usually old file is removed. So, new file size is around 0 bytes. Here nothing to rescue. If you realized your mistake ASAP, in a few seconds, you can press RESET button. ...
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Determining original resolution of an upscaled digital image?

Here is an interesting article that goes into detail on how to recognize an upscale, specifically for anime: https://ultimatemegax.wordpress.com/2015/04/24/photography-and-resolution-of-anime/
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Why is Audio and Video out of Sync during recording?

The quick answer that worked for me: do NOT save your captured video to a drive on the computer, save it to an external drive that runs at 7200 RPM (many are 5400). This problem was driving me ...
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Recording Video From one PC to Another

Depending on the resolution you need, I would use something like an Elgato HD 60 S to do this. Your second PC would then only need to be fast enough to capture the data rate generated by this box - it ...
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