[tig] FDL-60 best output

Andreas Wider√łe Andersen andreas
Sun May 23 22:56:07 BST 2004

Hi all,
I know these are very basic newbie questions, but I need some help with 
this. I recently aquired and FDL-60 for my low-cost telecine house. I do 
mainly S8 and low budget 16mm scans to DV, DVCam and BetaSP. Today the 
video signals come from the composite outputs of the FDL-60 directly into a 
DVCam or BetaSP deck, but I want to use component or RGB signals to 
maintain more information in the final video output. I have a box that 
converts component to firewire and the BetaSP deck takes component directly.

I seek some advice from people/engineers familiare with the FDL-60 and its 
outputs who can give me some advice on how to hook things up the best way.

1. What exactly are the RGB outputs of the FDL-60 and what do I need to use 
them? As I said, I'm looking for the best outputs that can be used with the 
rest of my setup.

2. The FDL-60 outputs in 4.1.1 - right?

3. What is the best ways to convert to 4.2.0 (DV PAL) - is it just to hook 
it up - or should I have some sort of box inbetween? Please keep in mind I 
need low cost sollutions here.

4. Are there other outputs than what's on the "Output" panel on the FDL-60? 
I have been looking at it but everything seems to be connected to the 
different processors/colour correctors. Which sync signal should I use for 
the BetaSP deck for instance?

5. Does anyone have a manual for the Ampex CVR-70 or Sony BVW-70 BetaSP deck?

As you understand I'm not an engineer, still I usually find my way around 
in the tech world.

I appreciate all the help you can give me.

Best regards,

Norsk Smalfilm
Andreas Wider?e Andersen <andreas at smalfilm.no>

Tel:    (+47) 38 17 99 16
Fax:    (+47) 38 02 33 84
Mob:    (+47) 90 92 61 21

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