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fuzzy DVD movie

I burned a home movie from MiniDV to DVD on my LiteOn LDW411s. When I play the DVD on my computer and my DVD player, the entire movie is fuzzy, pixelated, and the color is not very good.

What could be causing this problem? Is there some option I'm not seeing? Should I save the captured video to something other than MPEG? Granted I could use a new computer, but the requirements for the burner are met with the PC I own (Win2000/450mHz/384RAM - using the software that came with the burner MyDVD - TDK 4X DVD+R media)


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You would have to tell us the settings used for the

capture and the burn. Was it captured as an avi file, and, if so, at what quality level? What performed the capture? Does the captured video play back at a high quality level on the computer?

What settings were used for the burn? Was it mpeg1 or mpeg2? What resolution and frames per second?

The computer is underpowered for video. The software may not be attempting to perform a high quality capture.

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Capture/burn specs

I used the bundled software MyDVD. It was set at the "highest quality" for capturing video and audio.

I was saved as a .mpg file.

It does not look like I have many options at all when capturing or burning.


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(NT) (NT) You probably need better software.

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