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Capturing A Lot Of Noise [Video]

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Hello,

 

I just recently bought the roxio game capture device.

I plugged it in and ofcourse at first I had some weird flickering. So I set the "TV Standard:" in the options to "NTSC_M".

That worked, but the capturing quality is extremely grainy.

I have posted some screenshots below.

 

Can someone help me?

 

I already check for magnetic disturbance and moving the device around did not help.

I think the problem is inside the device.

Does anyone else have this problem?

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Alain

 

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Hello,

 

I just recently bought the roxio game capture device.

I plugged it in and ofcourse at first I had some weird flickering. So I set the "TV Standard:" in the options to "NTSC_M".

That worked, but the capturing quality is extremely grainy.

I have posted some screenshots below.

 

Can someone help me?

 

I already check for magnetic disturbance and moving the device around did not help.

I think the problem is inside the device.

Does anyone else have this problem?

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Alain

 

post-99130-022967400 1317331171.jpg

post-99130-073147000 1317331179.jpg

 

have you tried the other TV standards that are compatible?

If memory serves I place mine on NTSC_N(I may be wrong, but the one that I use won't cause the video to go grainy)

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I looked for the NTSC_N it isnt there.

And I tried all the other TV Standard settings. Everyother TV Standard gives me grain.

 

Thanks.

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I have noticed some weird things.

When I unplug the Y-cable that goes to my TV th grain on my capturing is a lot less.

 

This image is with the cable plugged IN.

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This image is with the cable plugged OUT.

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Regards,

Alain

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I have noticed some weird things.

When I unplug the Y-cable that goes to my TV th grain on my capturing is a lot less.

 

This image is with the cable plugged IN.

post-99130-090019300 1317580092.jpg

 

This image is with the cable plugged OUT.

post-99130-090867700 1317580104.jpg

 

Regards,

Alain

Did you place the Xbox to 1080i?(silly question, but worth a shot)

 

Just a question, but why do you use a Y-Splitter?(just curious)

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Hi,

 

Yeah the xbox is set on 1080I.

 

Also I dont use a splitter.

There is a Y-cable going into the roxio device from my xbox360 and on the other side thre is a cable going to my tv.

But when I connect the cable to my TV my capturing turns to grain.

 

Anyway the problem is not with the TV. I've tried 2 different TV's and it's the same problem. I even tried a different computer and different xbox360.

 

Thanks for your reply,

Regards,

Alain

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I think the problem is the signal being split between your roxio and TV , I tried to split the signal aswell (Because Roxio seriously degrades the picture quality on your TV) and all i got was problems .

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Hi djskip316i,

 

Well the picture quality on my tv isn't the problem. The decrease in quality (on my tv) is not very noticeable in my experience.

Anyway even when I disconnect the Y-cable there still is some grain left, it is decreased by a lot though.

 

And what you are saying is that I can't record and play on my TV at the same time.

So I should play on my smaller computer screen with a delay and more quality loss then on my tv.

Which would defeat the purpose of this device in my opinion.

Since I bought the device so I could play on my TV and record on my computer.

 

Thanks for your reply,

Alain

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Hi djskip316i,

 

Well the picture quality on my tv isn't the problem. The decrease in quality (on my tv) is not very noticeable in my experience.

Anyway even when I disconnect the Y-cable there still is some grain left, it is decreased by a lot though.

 

And what you are saying is that I can't record and play on my TV at the same time.

So I should play on my smaller computer screen with a delay and more quality loss then on my tv.

Which would defeat the purpose of this device in my opinion.

Since I bought the device so I could play on my TV and record on my computer.

 

Thanks for your reply,

Alain

Sorry when you said Y cable i thought it was a cable with 2 outputs , The only thing i can suggest is remove any other cables from your TV and console . see if that makes any difference , if not switch your inputs with your outputs on your game cap .

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Sorry when you said Y cable i thought it was a cable with 2 outputs , The only thing i can suggest is remove any other cables from your TV and console . see if that makes any difference , if not switch your inputs with your outputs on your game cap .

 

Hi,

 

Yeah I didn't really make it clear I was talking about the y-composite cable. My Bad.

I already tried all different kind of fancy cable switching which didnt give me any good/better result.

I might try the input for output switch.

 

Thanks for your reply,

Alain

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