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So Long, VCR

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So Long, VCR

Post by Turkeytop » Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:00 pm

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Re: So Long, VCR

Post by Turkeytop » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:30 pm

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This thing has gone viral. :lol:



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Re: So Long, VCR

Post by audiophile » Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:23 pm

I would like VCR that has a HD tuner...


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Re: So Long, VCR

Post by RayQix » Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:34 am

i'm thinking that might help it, but i know someone who has it all rigged that way now with VCR's and dtv boxes.


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Re: So Long, VCR

Post by audiophile » Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:04 pm

How do they get the VCR to change the channel?


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Re: So Long, VCR

Post by SaveFerris » Mon Aug 08, 2016 2:45 pm

audiophile wrote:I would like VCR that has a HD tuner...
https://www.amazon.com/DVD-Video-Record ... B001UHMCT4



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Re: So Long, VCR

Post by SolarMax » Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:28 pm

SaveFerris wrote:
audiophile wrote:I would like VCR that has a HD tuner...
https://www.amazon.com/DVD-Video-Record ... B001UHMCT4
A "VCR that has a HD tuner" would be a DVR, here in 2016.

That JVC combo unit does have an ATSC tuner for OTA broadcast, but it is not an "HD" tuner or recorder.
Since DVD and VHS are standard def recording media, the tuner downconverts to the recording device of choice. The machine's spec says it provides "upconverted" 1080i output. So, yuk.



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Re: So Long, VCR

Post by SaveFerris » Wed Aug 10, 2016 12:25 am

For recording actual HD you can get cheap converter boxes all over the place now that will record onto USB sticks. You can then edit the files on your PC (I recommend videoredo for the task) and encode them into a more friendly format like mp4 (I recommend Handbrake to do that.)



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