Re: Video Tips

2001-01-29 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: [1]philips 2000 format, years ahead of its time, turn the tapes over like an audio cassette, 8 hours per tape, perfect picture in still frame (due to video head mounted on a piezo slab) earlies 80's tecnology!.. ahhh .. and we got spit vhs instead

Re: Video Tips

2001-01-29 Thread Simon Wistow
Dave Cross wrote: Here's a top tip. Don't try to video two hours of programs on an hour and a half of video tape. Does anyone happen to have Friday's Angel taped - I only really need the second half :( Anybody got the 1st half of the terrestrial Buffy from this week taped? And the second

Re: Video Tips

2001-01-29 Thread Dave Cross
At Mon, 29 Jan 2001 11:18:29 +, Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dave Cross wrote: Here's a top tip. Don't try to video two hours of programs on an hour and a half of video tape. Does anyone happen to have Friday's Angel taped - I only really need the second half :(

Re: Video Tips

2001-01-29 Thread Robert Shiels
Staying resolutely on-topic [1], I've started watching my "League of Gentlemen" first series DVD. This is a very good DVD indeed, with an second audio track by the cast talking about why they did everything. The DVD starts with a question "Are you Local ?" If you click "No" it switches off :)

Re: Video Tips

2001-01-29 Thread Struan Donald
* at 29/01 11:29 - Robert Shiels said: Staying resolutely on-topic [1], I've started watching my "League of Gentlemen" first series DVD. This is a very good DVD indeed, with an second audio track by the cast talking about why they did everything. The DVD starts with a question "Are

Re: Video Tips

2001-01-29 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, you wrote: The DVD starts with a question "Are you Local ?" If you click "No" it switches off :) reminds me of some Monty Pyton PC game .. Search for the Holy Grail. after a long intro the opening screen you get two options 'Get the Grail' and summink else .. Get the

Re: Video Tips

2001-01-28 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Sun, 28 Jan 2001, you wrote: Here's a top tip. Don't try to video two hours of programs on an hour and a half of video tape. can't you just gzip it? -- Robin Szemeti The box said "requires windows 95 or better" So I installed Linux!

Re: Video Tips

2001-01-28 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sun, 28 Jan 2001, you wrote: Here's a top tip. Don't try to video two hours of programs on an hour and a half of video tape. can't you just gzip it? only if its a GNU video recorder -- Greg McCarroll

Re: Video Tips

2001-01-28 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Sun, 28 Jan 2001, you wrote: * Robin Szemeti ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: On Sun, 28 Jan 2001, you wrote: Here's a top tip. Don't try to video two hours of programs on an hour and a half of video tape. can't you just gzip it? only if its a GNU video recorder err .. and