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What Is The Max Length Of Recording If Using Record,edit, Save


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I would like to convert my tapes and store them on the hard drive in an .MPG format. However, it seems to clip it at a max of ~60 minutes, even if I set the record duration to max (2hr 59 min). There is adequate space on the hard drive to accomodate a large file. Is there any way to increase this so I get the whole tape?

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I would like to convert my tapes and store them on the hard drive in an .MPG format. However, it seems to clip it at a max of ~60 minutes, even if I set the record duration to max (2hr 59 min). There is adequate space on the hard drive to accomodate a large file. Is there any way to increase this so I get the whole tape?

 

 

What version of V2D are you running?

 

Current version try Record Edit and Save, uncheck the duration and see what happens.

 

I've captured 1 hour 40 some minutes before.

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It looks like I am at Build 201B23A, VHS

 

If I uncheck the "Set Record Duration" and let the tape run and record to the hard drive, it looks like it captures the most recent ~60 minutes. So even though the record runs for the duration of the tape, it looses anything earlier than ~60 minutes. This happens even if I check "Set Record Duration", set to maximum (2hr 59 min).

 

Looks like my only option is to break into smaller chunks, which is a real pain as I have a lot of tapes to rip through. I had really hoped I could create single files for every tape.

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It looks like I am at Build 201B23A, VHS

 

If I uncheck the "Set Record Duration" and let the tape run and record to the hard drive, it looks like it captures the most recent ~60 minutes. So even though the record runs for the duration of the tape, it looses anything earlier than ~60 minutes. This happens even if I check "Set Record Duration", set to maximum (2hr 59 min).

 

Looks like my only option is to break into smaller chunks, which is a real pain as I have a lot of tapes to rip through. I had really hoped I could create single files for every tape.

 

You might need to run the repair option from the disc.

 

I'll test it later, have to find that 1hr 40 min VHS.

 

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OK, I figured it out. Seems that if I minimize the Roxio app while recording, then maximize, the recording resets from that point. So If I start a recording, and don't touch anything, I can rip the entire tape.

 

That seems like odd behavior.

 

I'll test that too and post back..

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OK, I figured it out. Seems that if I minimize the Roxio app while recording, then maximize, the recording resets from that point. So If I start a recording, and don't touch anything, I can rip the entire tape.

 

 

My installed Build 201B23A version doesn't display any behavior like that!

 

I would suggest a repair, if that doesn't cure it a clean uninstall and reinstall.

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