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Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-01-2013, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Loobster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kelson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1456172/capturing-hd-from-moto-3400-cable-box/30#post_23689302)

Glad you found an...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-31-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
I found the software I am going to settle on. ...

I found the software I am going to settle on.

It's FameRing's Smart Cutter. Cuts both 1080 and lower res captures from the Hauppauge card. I tested the trial version with a number of captures of...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-04-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
It just doesn't seem to work very smoothly, and...

It just doesn't seem to work very smoothly, and the interface isn't as good as others that I've used. So I am not dropping $100 on a product that isn't as good as what I've used before, software is...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-22-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Ok. So after pretty extensive testing, I've come...

Ok. So after pretty extensive testing, I've come to the conclusion that the Colossus does as good of a job (or actually, a bit better) of capturing the video in lower resolutions on the fly...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-20-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
I see they do a free trial download. I'll give...

I see they do a free trial download. I'll give it a spin.

I thought it allowed you to edit, but not re-encode to lower resolutions. Seems like it does both.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-20-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Ok so I've had a look at GUI based software but...

Ok so I've had a look at GUI based software but I am not paying $600 for Sony Vegas.

Is there a reasonably inexpensive application for Windows 7 x64 that will simply allow me to frame-accurate...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-19-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Thanks for that. I'm willing to put plenty...

Thanks for that.

I'm willing to put plenty of CPU time into it (and to a certain extent, money for software) to achieve significantly better results, if anyone has any suggestions on what good...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-19-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Loobster http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1456172/capturing-hd-from-moto-3400-cable-box#post_23324335)

Ok great, thanks Kelson....
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-16-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Ok great, thanks Kelson. I was looking at a...

Ok great, thanks Kelson.

I was looking at a couple of downloaded mp4 and even some AVI files, and they are 640x400 (ish) and the bitrates are 1Mbit/sec or less ... but still look pretty good on...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-14-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Yeah I want to be able to time shift but still...

Yeah I want to be able to time shift but still archive off HD material.

Does anyone have any suggestions about what bitrate to use at say, 640x400? (for less important material). I am wondering...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-05-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Is anyone who has the colossus able to answer...

Is anyone who has the colossus able to answer the above question for me?
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-20-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Another question: For material that I want...

Another question:

For material that I want to archive and for which lower filesize is more important than retaining HD resolutions (read: the wife's cooking shows...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-06-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Yeah that's the plan, to capture from the DVR...

Yeah that's the plan, to capture from the DVR using component and transcode in one shot to the final file format.

I need to open up the PC and make sure there's a PCI-E slot free that isn't right...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-05-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kelson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1456172/capturing-hd-from-moto-3400-cable-box#post_23167435)


As Aleron implies,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-05-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kelson http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1456172/capturing-hd-from-moto-3400-cable-box#post_23167363)

In your OP you make the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   04-04-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Thanks guys. To be honest after 10 days of...

Thanks guys.

To be honest after 10 days of no replies I thought the thread had died, and for some reason I got no notifications when the replies came.

I will probably go for the colossus using...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   02-03-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,464
Posted By Loobster
Hi all, not been in here for a while. I...

Hi all, not been in here for a while.

I have been using a video converter (component in, s-vid out) and Magnavox DVD recorder for a while to record some shows off the cable box to MPEG2 (DVD).
...
Forum: DVD Recorders (Standard Def)   01-16-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 90,407
Posted By Loobster
I briefly had an Ambery but didn't find it to be...

I briefly had an Ambery but didn't find it to be in any way superior in picture quality to my Lenkeng unit.

Some suggested that 'it must be faulty' since they figured that this was not possible...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-26-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 82,499
Posted By Loobster
Quote:Originally Posted by teachsac...

Quote:Originally Posted by teachsac http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21399820)

Not supported in US models.

S~


Well that's crappy....
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-26-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 82,499
Posted By Loobster
Has anyone got this player to play DivX files? I...

Has anyone got this player to play DivX files? I have many DVDRs with AVI files on that are DivX but when I put the disks in the player it loads the 'photos' page but won't play any of the files.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-26-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 82,499
Posted By Loobster
Quote:Originally Posted by kusanagi-sama...

Quote:Originally Posted by kusanagi-sama http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21296768)

Ok, I bought this today at BestBuy, I power it up do a...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-25-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17,436
Views: 2,083,930
Posted By Loobster
Guys, need a player, under $200, under $150 if...

Guys, need a player, under $200, under $150 if possible.

Must Haves:

Blu-Ray
Netflix
DivX playback (without renaming to MKV etc, got a lot of DVDs already burned with AVI files on)
Player...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-03-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,224
Posted By Loobster
More googling seems to reveal that at least with...

More googling seems to reveal that at least with the BD 630, if you use HDMI it dispables analog audio output (pfft!). Which is no use to me since I want to pipe the analog output to my amp.

Can...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-03-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,224
Posted By Loobster
Also just noticed the LG BD630 for $79 at...

Also just noticed the LG BD630 for $79 at Amazon. Presume being a higher model that plays DivX also.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-03-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,224
Posted By Loobster
I have a 3-year old Samsung BD player, and a...

I have a 3-year old Samsung BD player, and a cheap Philips DVD player which plays DivX files from DVD+/-R/RW. The Philips player is acting up, so I need to replace it. I was thinking about killing...
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