Mame doesnt help on games that arent emulated :P
honestly. For the sake of capturing s-video is good enough.
you'd be surprised. I have a lot of friends who've played many times on a very ideal rgb setup. My friend has a new astro city with a new moniter that he just bought in the last year. And after they saw how good stuff looks on my crt through s-video they're pretty sold. Sometimes I get a bit of colour bleeding....but it's really not that bad.Originally Posted by Borman
And how many of those do you have? ;-)Originally Posted by Borman
Incidentally, most PROFESSIONAL capture systems (e.g. Avid setups) don't use RGB, so your only choice is conversion, really. S-Video is good enough to capture to video, anyway... especially if it's for web use.
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Ive got the M2, and thats enough (not counting Naomi stuff and other newer stuff that Id capture). There is no reason to capture in Svideo when Ive already got a component capture card, like I said, component is bad enough. Sure, it may cost me 30$, but the quality is a big enough difference for me. Svideo is never good enough :P
I can understanding you not being happy with s-video for just playing. But for the sake of a replay....why's it such a big deal?
It's not optimal, and it's adding nastiness that otherwise wouldn't be there. Personally, if I was only intending to be uploading to youtube I wouldn't care, but for the initial capture - why would you settle for shitty video quality? Better to get it right in the first place.Originally Posted by Canada416
That's great if you don't mind it, but really, a lot of people do. Either way, RGB is preferable.And after they saw how good stuff looks on my crt through s-video they're pretty sold. Sometimes I get a bit of colour bleeding....but it's really not that bad.
Not just that. A lot of people see my pcbs running through my supergun and hands down agree that it looks wayyyy better than mame. I still have yet to see any form of emulation that feels, plays, sounds and looks EXACTLY the same as the original hardware (which I think is impossible)Originally Posted by Borman
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Is the RGB signal coming from a DE-15 connector? Component and RGB will give similar quality video signals as long as the equipment/encoder/cables are of good quality.Originally Posted by Borman
From my experience s-video is a tad better then composite but not worth the bother. After getting my HDTV, I refused to run anything below component/RGB/HDMI.Originally Posted by Canada416
The quality of a MAME setup has a lot to do with the quality of game play but I agree there is no substitute for the real deal. :thumbsup:
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Recently got Micomsoft SC-500N1 that so far has worked pretty well when capturing videos from arcade games.
Tetris Plus 2:
Bonanza Bros (24khz)
SC-500N1 needs both H and V-sync, so a sync seperator is needed for most arcade games (i use Xsync-1).
Does anybody know of a good (but not stupidly expensive) capture card or USB that can do 15khz & 31khz via VGA plug? I'd love to capture video from my naomi 246/256 collection (specially since some games don't really have recorded video of them).
My capture card is a "crappy" and standard BT878 from 1999 and look what it's capable of:
NAMCO System 12:
All screen shots taken from real hardware, and converted to S-Video through an self built CXA1645 encoder board. :thumbsup:
Does look a little washed out though....
Like anyone reads the rubbish in the signature.
It's because I dislike strong colors so I moved the video setting sliders to put it more into my taste... :thumbsup:
Edit: Also I forgot, the video quality is improved a tad by using custom drivers, which run the chip at better setting than the original Rockwell/Conexant drivers (which really suck lol) and the de-interlace program DSCALER.
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