I've just purchased the inexpensive Tevion TEV530S DVD Recorder from ALDI for converting analog video's to DVD..
It bypasses all the need for a high quality AD converter that keeps audio & video in sync and a secondary firewire hdd to capture all frames without a miss!
So far the conversion from video or DVD to DVD is excellent with no difference from the original, and it does not even have macrovision copy protoection, regardless of what it sais in the manual so you dont need to spend extra on peripherals to overcome macro!!!
The only downside is that it works a little slugish, though Im not sure if this common with all DVD recorders?
I thought I might add that just in case others here are looking at converting from analog land.
Sorry, now, to my question.
After the recording process is finshed and finalized from the Tevion recorder, I ripp with DVD shrink to the HDD.
From here I try to convert to AVI for editing in Sony Vegas then reauthour with DVD Architect.
What is the best way to do this?
With DVD2AVI, I load the files that have been bounced from DVDShrink, then SAVE AVI. But there seems to be some problem, its not spitting out readable AVI's either from WMP or Vegas?
Am I going the wrong way about doing this?
What would be the most simplest efficient way to transfer from DVD recorder for editing in Vegas Video?