[Cin] Capturing DV/HDV via Firewire
Terje J. Hanssen
terjejhanssen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 23:28:33 CET 2023
Den 27.02.2023 14:39, skrev Terje J. Hanssen:
> Better late than never! When I have digitized S-video to DV I have
> been disappointed about less color saturation and darker pictures of
> theDV result playback.
> Finishing Hi8 I just continued with VHS and vhsc digitizing, where red
> and green were even lesser and weak.
> What I now found out to my surprise is that it is really the MX-1/TBC
> that eats the colors in my work chain, and not as exspected the A/DV
> MX-1 has been known to include an effective, fullframe TBC, 8bit/422
> brilliant color depth/sampling and 500 lines resolution, especially
> the better PAL version. It is also a video mixer with noise filter an
> a lot of effects like Chroma key.
> I have not found out if MX-1 can be set up with extended color
Despite that this is off-topic and specific historical, I will
supplement that MX-1's Advanced Setup also had Black level setting and
Composite Chroma AGC.
Setting the latter Automatic Gain Control, compensates for RCA input
source with weak color signal, ref. the MX-1 manual chpt 5 and this
good, old forum's reply:
> But I had and have tested a Videotech Design VCC3010 high resolution
> (700 lines!) RGB color corrector and video processor, with no need to
> A week ago I tested VCC3010 in front of MX-1, with no visible result.
> That is, MX-1 did eat also these colors.
> But now when VCC3010 is connected after (behind) MX-1, the colors and
> saturation on the DN-300 DV record loop/playback could be returned
> closer to the analog source.
> Some will probably say colors can be added easy in the post. But I
> prefer also the "digitized sources" keep the original color levels.
> fre. 24. feb. 2023, 17:52 skrev Andrew Randrianasulu
> <randrianasulu at gmail.com>:
> пт, 24 февр. 2023 г., 14:25 Terje J. Hanssen
> <terjejhanssen at gmail.com>:
> Happily, the DN-300 came back from the dead and is currently
> converting and recording S-video to DV again, though it
> somewhat fickly to get mounted "HDD enabled" via Firewire to
> Linux :).
> \o/ I hope box will remain undead for at least as long as needed
> for all works and tests :)
> Den 19.02.2023 17:15, skrev Terje J. Hanssen:
>> Den 19.02.2023 16:54, skrev Phyllis Smith:
>>> I can say with 100% certainty that here we have never tested
>>> FIREWIRE but I did notice that the CV contributors did add
>>> "ifdef FIREWIRE" in a few of the .C programs which
>>> conceivably means that it can be built with the capability.
>>> However, I guess I do not understand why you would want this
>>> option since you stated:
>>> "The reason is my 10 years old FireWire based DV/HDV
>>> recorder seemingly is dead."
>> Sony FX7/HDV tape Playback/i.LINK -> Datavideo DN-300
>> DV/HDV HDD recorder -> FireWire/Linux WS
>> Now when the M2T and DV recorder in the middle is dead, I
>> have to transfer the files directly from the camcorder/player
>> to the Linux WS.
>>> Recently I successfully was able to do: "Transfer VHS/DVD
>>> Media or Video8/Hi8 Tapes into CINELERRA-GG" though.
>>>> Does this mean that Firewire/dv capture already is
>>>> supported or optional can be configured?
>>>> it was not tested in ages .....
>>>> guess try to install all -dev version of libraries and
>>>> look at output of cingg's configure .... then connect
>>>> device and try to set capture device to iec* ....
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