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Jul 4, 1:13pm - #215896 
video conversion?

I've got a short clip of my celi in the twisties, and I was wondering if anyone can tell me how to go about getting it to my computer, so I can post for everyone

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Jul 4, 1:38pm - #215897 
Well, that depends on what format you recorded it on

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Jul 4, 1:43pm - #215898 
8mm home video camera...

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Jul 4, 1:49pm - #215899 
8mm film? (doubtful) hi-8 tape? digital or none digital?

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Jul 4, 1:54pm - #215900 
I think its a hi-8 tape...digital

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Jul 4, 1:56pm - #215901 
its a nice sony video camera...uses a tape...has a side flip out screen...and its at my house right now...(I'm not there)...otherwise I'd be more helpful

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Jul 4, 1:58pm - #215902 
what year is it? although that really won't tell me if it's digital or not. If it's digital, chances are you can hook it up to your computer with a firewire/IEE1394/i.link cable and dump it in using some free utilities on the net. If it's only analog, you've got a lot more problems. Best bet is to find someone who has a more expensive camera and can record analog in, then dump it to digital through their camera.

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Jul 4, 2:02pm - #215903 
not sure of the year...has an s-video out and everything...so I'm sure its fairly new...I'll just go home and post from there where I can tell you about the camera...I really want to post these vids...I'll post again when I get there

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Jul 4, 2:09pm - #215904 
If s-video is the newest feature you have, you're in trouble. smirk

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Jul 4, 2:36pm - #215905 
I'm not sure...I'll have to go home and check...or just take the video's again on someone else's camera (I hope not...I could get in trouble)

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Jul 6, 9:01am - #215906 
go to radio shack and ask if they have a module that connects the video camera to the computer.

this way, you can convert regular non-digital movies through the module and then onto the computer. the module thing lets you connect the audio/video wires into it and then has a USB/parallel port that connects to the computer and allows you to stream any hi-8 and a few other as well.

mind you, this piece of equipment may be expensive.

or you can find a friend that has a digital camera that will let you use it and just upload it that way, but then the result does not compare as good this way.


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Jul 6, 9:06am - #215907 
or if you have this thing where you connect the vcr to the pc.. then just run the tape through the vcr and convert it to a file


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Jul 6, 9:13am - #215908 
I like my ATI All-In-Wonder 9800 PRO video board grin
http://www.ati.com/products/radeon9800/aiw9800pro/specs.html


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Jul 6, 9:16am - #215909 
ahh yes thats what i was talking about grin ^^


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Jul 6, 9:31am - #215910 
Originally Posted by isaac
I like my ATI All-In-Wonder 9800 PRO video board grin
http://www.ati.com/products/radeon9800/aiw9800pro/specs.html
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Its sounds nice...but I bet its also nice and Expensive

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Jul 6, 9:45am - #215911 
i buyed a new digi vid cam to day grin

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Jul 6, 9:48am - #215912 
if you only have s-video ust go to any computer/electronic store (CompUSA, Best Buy, Curcuit City) and by a tuner card. That'll give you an s-video in and the 3 rca connections, and will convert your av(analog) video clip into a dv(digital) video clip if needs be. Then just use the software provided by the card to transfer the video onto your computer in either mpg or avi.

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Jul 6, 11:02am - #215913 
Originally Posted by oas
i buyed a new digi vid cam to day grin


omfg no its not working any more angry cry thumbsdown

and if its digi i fhink you will see it rigth away ist it some usb/firewire contacts on them?

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Jul 6, 11:04am - #215914 
if its a video camera its either going to have firewire or S-Video

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Jul 6, 11:27am - #215915 
yeah, I'll get the converter later today thumbsup

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Jul 7, 1:58pm - #215916 
I went by OfficeMAx today, and by chance found a program and hardware to get my video from my camera to my computer (rca / s-video to USB connector)...and its only like $80!! I'm gonna get it here soon, so I can start posting my videos for everyone (gonna get a Kazuma video soon too, so we'll have a video for people to make their minds up about KAzuma, rather than have to ask and just get told its super loud rolleyes) thumbsup thumbsup...and I might even post a video of the next track day I get a chance to take at Road Atlanta!!! (just so long as I can get a passenger brave enough to go with me to video it)

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