Terrykc wrote:The essential ingredient in the transfer path is a Time Base Corrector. This uses the VCR's sync to time data into a temporary store and a crystal controlled sync pulse generator for the correct read timing for the output video. You can think of the TBC as being a piece of electronic elastic between the two.
Wolfie wrote:I never had any decent results from PC capture cards, so my preferred method is to use our Mini DV camcorder as the interface.. using the AV input, it outputs DV Data stream straight into the PC either by Firewire or USB and Sync is excellent even on poor recordings.
The DV Video files do take up a lot of Disk space but at least they can be interfered with (edited) before the final burn onto a DVD, or VCD.
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