1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

A little race, with a prize....

Discussion in 'DVD±R for advanced users' started by DwightDG, Aug 3, 2003.

  1. DwightDG

    DwightDG Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2003
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    11
    A prize of one of the chapters from the "Star Wars original trilogy" (in dvd format copied from lazer disc) or LOTR Two Towers (prerelease) will be awarded to the first member to succesfully reveal to me the best way to back these classic movies up while reserving the MOST quality possible. I just got a DVD burner and I need to know how to fit a 2-2.5hr movie on a regular DVD. Go


    P.S. sorry about not posting this in the newbie area, I figured the experts would be more competitive
     
  2. ken0042

    ken0042 Regular member

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2003
    Messages:
    809
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    I don't want your "prize."

    But you want the "best" way? As in best quality?

    Buy yourself a Panasonic or Sony stand alone DVD recorder. Connect the S-Video cables and audio cables and let 'er rip! I've converted many of my laserdiscs into DVD's this way.
     
  3. DwightDG

    DwightDG Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2003
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    11
    Nice suggestion, but I was given an internal Sony DRU-510A and I want to try and make that work.
     
  4. magnetic

    magnetic Regular member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2003
    Messages:
    172
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    What medium do you have the movie on?
    If DVD,
    Then, Rip to HD, using Smartripper 2.41
    or DVDDecryptor.
    then IFOEdit the VOB files to a new folder, removing all extra music and subtitles.
    (The LOTR2 I saw had two VTS's 01 and 03, if you IFOEdit each VOB set you should be able to rename the second set to match the next sequence of the 1st VOB set, just neatens things up)
    then use DVD Shrink (freeware program?) to fit to one DVD +/-
    Burn with your prefered program.

    I put the 2 DVD LOTR1 (extended version) onto one DVD+r, over the weekend in a process similar to the one described by myself above.
    Quality was just fine.
     
  5. ken0042

    ken0042 Regular member

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2003
    Messages:
    809
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    Magnetic, are you aware the Star Wars is on Laserdisc?

    Of so, do you have a laserdisc rom for the computer? (that'd be neat to see.)
     
  6. DwightDG

    DwightDG Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2003
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    11
    Actually while I was in Japan I was able to come across A man who did in fact have this, and yes it was neat to see. You're not jealous are you Kenny?
     
  7. DwightDG

    DwightDG Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2003
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    11
    Also Mag. that worked out very nice! What would you like?
     
  8. Oriphus

    Oriphus Senior member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2003
    Messages:
    6,011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    116
    lol - are u giving out ur prizes ;-)
     
  9. ken0042

    ken0042 Regular member

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2003
    Messages:
    809
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    Well, if you have a picture of the laserdisc rom I wouldn't mind if you PM'd me. That's been a bit of a running joke at work; I've been buying laserdisc movies off people for cheap, and have joked about how I'm converting them with a laserdisc rom.

    :)
     
  10. DwightDG

    DwightDG Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2003
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    11
    Sorry Kenny, it didn't cross my mind to take snapshots of the guy's house for disbelievers. He didn't sell me his opperation or anything, I just got the Star Wars Trilogy because he and I shared that common intrest. And absolutly I'm giving out the prize Oriphus, and if your intrested in trading PM me.
     
  11. magnetic

    magnetic Regular member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2003
    Messages:
    172
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    Sorry about not getting back to you, work has slapped a restriction on the afterdawn site, have to go through bablefish to check out the threads.
    if you're calling me Mag, I don't need anything, thanks.
    Have LOTR 1 and 2, and don't need Starwars.
    Have fun
     
  12. Oriphus

    Oriphus Senior member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2003
    Messages:
    6,011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    116
    People people people, dont mention illegal swapping of discs on the forum. That can get you all kicked off and the forum potentially into trouble. ;-)
     
  13. DwightDG

    DwightDG Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2003
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    11
    Sorry Oriphus, it will not happen again. I'm not trying to piss anyone off here.
     
  14. Oriphus

    Oriphus Senior member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2003
    Messages:
    6,011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    116
    I know that man, wasnt really referring to your post. More about Magnetics though.

    Peace to all
    Chris
     
  15. magnetic

    magnetic Regular member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2003
    Messages:
    172
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    MY POST ?, I do not approve of illegal activities , I simply provided some information on backups.
    Rgds,
     
  16. Oriphus

    Oriphus Senior member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2003
    Messages:
    6,011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    116
    I had assumed you were talking about illegal trading of movies. If i was wrong i do apologise.
     
  17. ken0042

    ken0042 Regular member

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2003
    Messages:
    809
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    I read it as "I already have LOTR 1&2 so I don't need yours, and I don't like Star Wars."

    Oh, how what we type here can be mis-interpreted! (lol)
     
  18. magnetic

    magnetic Regular member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2003
    Messages:
    172
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    Hi Oriphus,
    You Assumed wrong (if you offered I wouldn't trade, probably be offended), but no appologies needed, the English language is wide open to different interptption (excus my spelling, home brew beer is great, hic..., leaving the Remy VSOP special, till a good nite).
    Anyway, didn't expect a prize (or want), just wanted to pass some expertise along, like yourself, what I'm really interested in is info on PS2 DVD9 backup (heard about it the other day on the forum), but looking around the forums you come up on all types of info and questions and I thought I may be able to help.
    My pc's not the best but I do known how to use it.
    Rgds,
    MagneticDragon
     
  19. Oriphus

    Oriphus Senior member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2003
    Messages:
    6,011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    116
    Hi, my mistake anyway, i misread ;-)

    PS2 DVD-9 you say. Interesting, i havent come across any of them myslef. Do you know what games have this disc?

    Cheers
    Chris
     
  20. magnetic

    magnetic Regular member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2003
    Messages:
    172
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    26
    Xenosaga, MGS:Substance, and the new GT are the only DVD9 PS2 games I'm aware of.
    I don't have them yet, but when I do I'd prefer to know how to make my backup beforehand, don't want to risk damaging the originals, they're too costly to replace
     

Share This Page