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by RWA
Thu Oct 09, 2003 6:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shutter speed tester
Replies: 2
Views: 888

Re: Shutter speed tester

For what its worth I remember an article on testing shutter speed by photographing a TV screen and counting the scan lines captured on the film. A 1/60 of a second would show afully-illuminated screen, just the odd numbered lines. A 1/120 would show ½ a screen and so on. I have never tried it. The a...
by RWA
Fri Jun 13, 2003 5:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electronics Simulation Software
Replies: 21
Views: 5463

Re: Electronics Simulation Software

Dave F, you mention a manual for circuit maker. I downloaded the student version of CM. How can I get a manual? The tutorials in the help files refer to the manual. I searched the web site for one with no success.
by RWA
Sun Jun 01, 2003 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recording live music with a VCR
Replies: 10
Views: 1789

Re: Recording live music with a VCR

Thanks Jolly Roger, Grant Fair, L Daniel Rosa and others for all the advice. I looked on e-bay for mike mixers. It was kind of overwelming. Some of the mixers have three pin connectors for the mike inputs. I have a cheap Radio Shack mike with a ¼” plug. Will a sure M268 be compatible with this? Soft...
by RWA
Fri May 30, 2003 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recording live music with a VCR
Replies: 10
Views: 1789

Re: Recording live music with a VCR

What I was planing to do is to improve the sound and the video quality on the tape. In the past I have recorded this 27-piece community band on my cheap VHS-C camcorder. Then copied from the camera to my VCR so that it could shown on the public access channel. The camera only records in mono with no...
by RWA
Thu May 29, 2003 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recording live music with a VCR
Replies: 10
Views: 1789

Recording live music with a VCR

I would like to record live music using the my home VCR by connecting two microphones to the audio input jacks on the VCR. I could buy a mixer but most of the cheaper ones only have one mike input. What are the input levels for the audio jacks and what is the typical output level for a microphone? I...