[mythtv-users] VHS to DVD

Stroller linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Tue Jan 2 23:59:30 UTC 2007

On 31 Dec 2006, at 14:58, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Dec 31, 2006, at 7:31 AM, Stroller wrote:
>> This is so often overlooked by geeks, because I think we tend to be
>> perfectionists; I can imagine a strong desire to take whatever means
>> are necessary to achieve the absolute best image-transfer quality,
>> were I undertaking such a chore myself.
> If you're coming off a VHS tape "quality" is word best taken pretty
> lightly, especially if the tape is 20 years old or recorded at the 6-
> hour speed. Even at low MPEG bitrates most of the crap you will see
> was on the original tape, unless you have a lot of unpredictable-type
> motion like sports events.

Even more reason to try to minimise the loss during transfer!

Those Kodak moments are priceless!!


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