[vcf-midatlantic] Laserdisk transfer to digital?

jsalzman at gmail.com jsalzman at gmail.com
Sun Jun 20 20:22:56 UTC 2021


I have a laserdisc player, time base corrector, and video capture card. How
soon does this need done?

Jeff Salzman

On Sun, Jun 20, 2021, 3:23 PM Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> So called “Video Game Enhancers” are simple time-base correctors and will
> remove Macrovision.
>
> On Sun, Jun 20, 2021 at 3:07 PM Wil Birkmaier via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> > Laserdisc has a few different formats: all analogue, analogue video with
> > mono analogue audio and digital audio, or analogue video with all digital
> > audio.
> >
> > They key to a good capture these days is to get the best composite video
> > converter you can find as the video is stored like a vinyl record, as an
> > analogue composite video stream. So yes using the svideo on some of the
> > newer players, the conversion of composite to svideo is still not the
> best.
> > I need to find a link to a decent converter to 720p I have been using
> with
> > vhs and am happy with.
> >
> > On Jun 20, 2021 14:45, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone know if it is possible to transfer laserdisks to a modern
> > digital format? There are 16 laserdisks recently donated that have C
> > programming training from 1984, which was part of a UNIX and C
> > training program. The reason for the transfer is that we don't know how
> > rare these disks are nor how long laserdisk will last.
> >
> > There are 16 laserdisks as well as supplemental floppy disks and some
> > paper
> > manuals.
> >
> >
> > =========================================
> > Jeff Brace
> > Vice President & Board Member
> > Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
> > Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
> > http://www.vcfed.org/
> > jeffrey at vcfed.org
> >
> >
> >
>


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