Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

I captured an hour of VHS video last night as an AVI file with sound.

Just a heads up - I hope you've got plenty of HD space (y)

1 hour of video at 576 * 720 pixels = 13.8GB

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

this has completely ended up on the side track next to remodelling our flat and comparing ubuntu with kbuntu...
 

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

@arnljot

My offer still stands :D

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

If I pay shipping for it to reach you, will you sport the return fees?

This is something that has to be done, it's just that I don't have time until late August now.
 

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

:nod: - no problems.

It's something that needs doing for the community :grouphug:

PM sent with addy details.

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

Wow, this sounds exciting? Which tapes? The ones that were offered here a little while ago?
 

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

I'd love to get some of these downloaded at some point. I've recently been watching a bunch of the old Computer Chronicles episodes at Archive.org. There's some great stuff there!

:thumbsup2:

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Thanks for the link SdG, I used to watch some episodes on NBC and that indeed brings back memories... :thumbsup2:

But, what is this:

wutizit1.jpg


wutizit2.jpg


I've seen it here and there a few times already but never actually cared enough to ask.
Is it a demo that came with the early A1000? A game?
 

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

It's not a game.

It was a short demonstration animation to show how sprites and the blitter objects would re-act with each other.

It came on the same disc as the boing animation.

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You mean the 1.3 Extras disks?
I remember having a few versions of the whole AmigaOS1.3 package from different A500's my friends got rid of and never ever seen that anim...
Would you perhaps be able to find it, please? ;)
 

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

It was definatley on one of the 1.3WB sets.

I'll have a look tonight and see if I can find out which one.

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Yay, just got it to work on WinUAE with 512kb Chip mem only! Here it is in all it's A1000 glory! :thumbsup2:

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

Excellent! It's amazing that, at the time, that was super impressive stuff! I didn't get my first Amiga until 1992 but I drooled over them at the local computer store until I could afford one.

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

SkydivinGirl said:
It's amazing that, at the time, that was super impressive stuff!
Hey, quiet you! It still is! :p

I'd like to get my hands on those other proggies shown in some other Computer Chronicles episode: The Disney Animation Studio and that AmigaVision multimedial proggie.

*goesto check planetemu*

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I didn't get my first Amiga until 1992 but I drooled over them at the local computer store until I could afford one.
Well, at least you had something to drool over, lol, Amiga's weren't present here officially until the 90's because that kind of hardware was considered alien technology and all alien technology is the enemy of the communism... :nuts:
 

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I'd like to get my hands on those other proggies shown in some other Computer Chronicles episode: The Disney Animation Studio and that AmigaVision multimedial proggie.

If you want boxed originals in good condition - let me know (y)

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Re: Digitizing amiga vhs tapes

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:nod: - no problems.

It's something that needs doing for the community :grouphug:

PM sent with addy details.

Dave G 8)

Tapes are sent!

Vaccation time. I'm mentally offline (more than usual anyway) until mid august now!!! :)
 

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I'll let you know when they arrive.

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