[mythtv-users] Myka is Shipping
gull at gull.us
Sun Jun 21 23:45:02 UTC 2009
Brian Wood wrote:
> You're not going back far enough. When we used EditVue to locate the
> proper cut points on the 2" Quad tape, then physically spliced the
> tape, we didn't have to worry about generation loss.
> We did, of course, have to worry about the tape breaking at the
> splice points.
> (EditVue was a mixture of carbonyl iron and Freon TF. The iron would
> align along the control track pulses, allowing you to see where
> they were. It's probably banned now as dangerous, but it was probably
> safer than Pic-Clear, which was used to fill scratches in film).
I've heard of that. I still find it pretty amazing that people spliced
videotape by hand. That 2" tape wasn't cheap, either!
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