Editing Category:Concepts

Jump to: navigation, search

Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits.

The edit can be undone. Please check the comparison below to verify that this is what you want to do, and then save the changes below to finish undoing the edit.
Latest revision Your text
Line 156: Line 156:
  
 
This circa-2000 European-format Sony TRV-900 video camera was a great prosumer model for its day, 3 chip progressive scan 24 fps,  but stopped working some years ago - first it stopped recording but would still playback, then that pooped out too. I switched out the power supply with one for the US version of the cam (same voltage range) to see if that was the (final) problem, but it still wouldn't come to life. So it's been gathering dust in a drawer. I couldn't afford to send it into Sony for servicing, and I had other (ntsc) video cameras anyway. But now I'm thinking about this box of PAL-format tapes I shot back in 2001 that I'd like to transfer to DVD or digitize to hard drive. I could rent/borrow a mini-dv deck as they allow both PAL and NTSC playback speeds, but I'd first like to see if this camera could be fixed. I'm lacking in the electro-fixie skills myself, but I'm keen to learn and explore, have enjoyed taking apart mac laptops with friends for franken-mod projects. Anyway, so here's what I'm thinking: if you're interested in trying to get this working with me, let me know. As long as you have enough sense and knowledge to be reasonably confident that you won't leave it worse off than it is now, I'm game to let you at it. If we can get it working again you'll be welcome to use it whenever you want, and/or I will donate it to Noisebridge for community use. The only thing I want it for is to digitize/transfer those tapes. Here's an overview of the camera: http://www.bealecorner.com/trv900/ Thanks!  --[[User:Naomix|Naomix]] 10:52, 22 November 2009 (PST)
 
This circa-2000 European-format Sony TRV-900 video camera was a great prosumer model for its day, 3 chip progressive scan 24 fps,  but stopped working some years ago - first it stopped recording but would still playback, then that pooped out too. I switched out the power supply with one for the US version of the cam (same voltage range) to see if that was the (final) problem, but it still wouldn't come to life. So it's been gathering dust in a drawer. I couldn't afford to send it into Sony for servicing, and I had other (ntsc) video cameras anyway. But now I'm thinking about this box of PAL-format tapes I shot back in 2001 that I'd like to transfer to DVD or digitize to hard drive. I could rent/borrow a mini-dv deck as they allow both PAL and NTSC playback speeds, but I'd first like to see if this camera could be fixed. I'm lacking in the electro-fixie skills myself, but I'm keen to learn and explore, have enjoyed taking apart mac laptops with friends for franken-mod projects. Anyway, so here's what I'm thinking: if you're interested in trying to get this working with me, let me know. As long as you have enough sense and knowledge to be reasonably confident that you won't leave it worse off than it is now, I'm game to let you at it. If we can get it working again you'll be welcome to use it whenever you want, and/or I will donate it to Noisebridge for community use. The only thing I want it for is to digitize/transfer those tapes. Here's an overview of the camera: http://www.bealecorner.com/trv900/ Thanks!  --[[User:Naomix|Naomix]] 10:52, 22 November 2009 (PST)
βˆ’
 
βˆ’
==[[Boxed Sun]]==
 
βˆ’
The goal of this project is to create an artificial skylight. As hackers we often like working in the dark, but our crepuscularity is most pure when it's a choice rather than an inevitability, therefore we should always have the option to experience daylight [even if we choose not to].
 

Please note that all contributions to Noisebridge are considered to be released under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (see Noisebridge:Copyrights for details). If you do not want your writing to be edited mercilessly and redistributed at will, then do not submit it here.
You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource. Do not submit copyrighted work without permission!

To protect the wiki against automated edit spam, we kindly ask you to solve the following CAPTCHA:

Cancel Editing help (opens in new window)