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Video Capture Image Quality Loss

by voxunum / November 21, 2006 9:03 AM PST

I'm having a video capturing image loss issue. My
Panasonic DVC30 records beautiful video, as can be seen both on the viewing screen and when I display it on a TV. However,
when I go to preview and then capture, the image
quality loss is awful. I have a 9600xt All-In-Wonder
graphics card and I've attempted both S-video and RCA
with similar results. I've also tweaked the capturing
quality options in the Studio 8 and Windows video
capturing programs. I'm at a loss and could really use
some advice. I want to record and render an image
that is the same on my camera! What should I do? Thanks.

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Hint? FIREWIRE please.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 21, 2006 9:31 AM PST
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Capturing
by harley2ride / December 1, 2006 6:54 AM PST
In reply to: Hint? FIREWIRE please.

There is a lot of information about video capturing with ATI cards at www.videohelp.com. Just browse or search the forums (Capture)...

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Image Quality..??
by castingRod47 / December 22, 2006 11:56 PM PST

DV is the best money can buy..
either your Camera is mal-functioning..you have bad spots in your DV-tape..or your Firewire needs to be Updated..
..
I have a PanaSonic/PV-DV53...its about 3-years old..and has gone into extremes on Video Capture(Smoke)(RAIN)(Blizzard)..
..
Its a really good Camera still..
..
But....the FF and Rewind Buttons don't get used any more..they seem to cause a malfunction in the Tape-bed..createing a SCRAMBLED Picture on DV-output to the PC..
I Hand Wind my TAPES now-a-days..I would suggest that you never USE Fast Forward...the DV-tape is sensative in its physical make-up..
..
I think DV-tape is the best medium over the HDD version that are out..
But the 30-GB HDD Camera sounds reasonable.

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