[vcf-midatlantic] Laserdisk transfer to digital?

Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 16:59:51 UTC 2021


Since Matt has offered, and he has the expertise, I think that we should
have him do it.

If you want, at the Baltimore workshop, bring the LDs and, and I will bring
them to Matt, in Pittsburgh.

- Alex

On Sun, Jun 20, 2021 at 4:30 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 20, 2021 at 4:23 PM Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> > I have a laserdisc player, time base corrector, and video capture card.
> How
> > soon does this need done?
> >
>
> There is no rush for this, but I would like someone to work on it steadily
> so that it doesn't get forgotten.
> A player was donated, but don't know if it works or if it is better or
> worse than your player. I will leave that up to you.
> Alex Jaccocks has offered to do this, but maybe both of you can figure out
> between you two who wants to do it or collaborate.
>
>
> >
> > 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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