[vcf-midatlantic] Laserdisk transfer to digital?

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Mon Jun 21 19:45:31 UTC 2021


As usual, there is a complicated answer and way to do things
 and 
there is a simple answer and way to do things.

Somewhere in between is the correct way to do this.

JM2C

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> On Jun 21, 2021, at 1:03 PM, Alexander Jacocks via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> 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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