If you want to be able to watch it on the Barco (nice choice, got one of them myself) you'll need to first rip it in a lossless or near lossless format (which probably means about ten gigs per hour) and then DiVX it to a high bitrate. So I'd say about 20 gigs for a two hour movie, if you want it done right. At least that's what I do with my VHS. I haven't gotten around to ripping LDs yet, since I'm quite satisfied with the picture I get form my DVDO Icsan. Bbut some day I'll try... What capture card will you use? That will also play a part. I use Matrox Marvel G400 and it gives a very good picture, but only when ripping with max rate MJPEG.
First of all you need to dump PowerVCR and download VirtualDub. That works a lot better as it gives you more control. I use the max quality setting there, but afterwords you need to use a few filters. You'll find the description on several webpages, just search for Matrox G400 and VirtualDub and capture, it'll give you a lot to work with. I believe it's a de-interlacing filter you need, but I haven't got that computer at hand right now.
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