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Digitizing VHS Tapes

Checkerboard Strangler

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Dam, I hate when people forget substantive exchanges we have had. We grew up in the same atom bomb radius. I went to school in Montgomery County for two years and grew up in DC. Just kidding, my VCR is low mileage. I have dozens of commercial movies, I was really just spitballing……..

Oh I AM sorry, because I DO remember, I just forgot who it WAS. You went to Richard Montgomery High or was it BCC...yes I do remember.
But hey, one of the most conscientious outfits in the business is in the neighborhood.

PS: Go Spartans!

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phoenix2020

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So you know the joke about the difference between a JVC duplicator SVHS deck and a JVC MEDICAL GRADE SVHS deck. :LOL:
Lol

My favorite solution is a broadcast Digital-S deck JVC made (BR-D51U) that sold for a few years as a playback cart deck and could handle VHS and SVHS with built in SDI output out back. About the best quality capture I’ve been able to wrangle without dealing with W-VHS decks that I’m always struggling to rebuild. It’s amazing how many ways there are to skin this cat.
 

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I realized about a decade ago (probably too late) that VHS was gone as a medium and my dozens of VHS home movies were deteriorating as they sat in the box.

Fortunately, I had an acquaintance that let me borrow his VHS-to-DVD dubbing machine, and in real-time, I converted all my VHS tapes to DVD. I was so proud of myself.

NOW DVD is on its way out. Now I sit here trying to figure out how to convert the DVDs to whatever the current medium is. First, gotta see if one of my old laptops still has a working DVD drive.
 
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