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-I got an old PC out of the garage (last used in 2015, somewhat newer than the laptop). Found that it too had a graphics card and a network card using its slots... Oh well, I can use the onboard graphics, I'm not editing videos on it and I'm not playing games.+I got an old PC out of the garage (last used in 2016, somewhat newer than the laptop). Found that it too had a graphics card and a network card using its slots... Oh well, I can use the onboard graphics, I'm not editing videos on it and I'm not playing games.
  
 The machine was a bit dirty and dusty, when I tried to start it up it beeped at me repeatedly, and did nothing else (blank screen, no POST or BIOS screens). After checking the manual, it said this beeping pattern was a power issue, I fortunately cleaned around the PSU, connections and fans. When I plugged it back in, it all seemed to work happily! Result. The machine was a bit dirty and dusty, when I tried to start it up it beeped at me repeatedly, and did nothing else (blank screen, no POST or BIOS screens). After checking the manual, it said this beeping pattern was a power issue, I fortunately cleaned around the PSU, connections and fans. When I plugged it back in, it all seemed to work happily! Result.
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 > DV uses non-square pixels, and these are adjusted by your player on playback. NTSC DVD also uses 720 x 480. Just to add to the fun, 16:9 (widescreen) images are also 720 x 480 (NTSC) or 720 x 576 (PAL). > DV uses non-square pixels, and these are adjusted by your player on playback. NTSC DVD also uses 720 x 480. Just to add to the fun, 16:9 (widescreen) images are also 720 x 480 (NTSC) or 720 x 576 (PAL).
  
-There is some conversation on that herewhich I learned from: +This had to be handled with numerous configuration changes, and experimenting with modes.  
-  * [[https://forum.blackmagicdesign.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=104371&p=578183|Blackmagic Forum - PAL 720x576 16:9 wrong aspect ratio]] + 
-  * [[https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/312656-Can-someone-EXPLAIN-the-whole-720x480-thing-to-me|Can someone EXPLAIN the whole "720x480" thing to me? - VideoHelp Forum]] - This has an amazing explanation of pixel sizes and scaling. Not to mention the maths behind it+====== Editing ======
-  * [[https://lauren.vortex.com/2018/07/27/explaining-youtubes-very-cool-new-aspect-ratio-changes|Explaining YouTube’s VERY Cool New Aspect Ratio Changes]] +
-  * [[https://forum.blackmagicdesign.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=77744|Blackmagic Forum - Best practice importing AVI file captured from MiniDV Tapes?]] +
-  * [[http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/video-capture/10137-best-practice-video.html|10137 best practice video - digitalfaq.com forum]]+
  
  
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   * Stabilization as it was filmed handheld, in some cases I did manual zoom control so as to avoid the crop from taking peoples heads off.   * Stabilization as it was filmed handheld, in some cases I did manual zoom control so as to avoid the crop from taking peoples heads off.
   * I tried outputting in a similar dimensions and PAL format, but this didn't transfer to other mediums, in the end I found I had a more satisfactory result converting the timeline to 720p   * I tried outputting in a similar dimensions and PAL format, but this didn't transfer to other mediums, in the end I found I had a more satisfactory result converting the timeline to 720p
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 +====== Notes ======
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 +I learned from:
 +  * [[https://forum.blackmagicdesign.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=104371&p=578183|Blackmagic Forum - PAL 720x576 16:9 wrong aspect ratio]]
 +  * [[https://forum.videohelp.com/threads/312656-Can-someone-EXPLAIN-the-whole-720x480-thing-to-me|Can someone EXPLAIN the whole "720x480" thing to me? - VideoHelp Forum]] - This has an amazing explanation of pixel sizes and scaling. Not to mention the maths behind it.
 +  * [[https://lauren.vortex.com/2018/07/27/explaining-youtubes-very-cool-new-aspect-ratio-changes|Explaining YouTube’s VERY Cool New Aspect Ratio Changes]]
 +  * [[https://forum.blackmagicdesign.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=77744|Blackmagic Forum - Best practice importing AVI file captured from MiniDV Tapes?]]
 +  * [[http://www.digitalfaq.com/forum/video-capture/10137-best-practice-video.html|10137 best practice video - digitalfaq.com forum]]
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