After googling the wintv pvr (and other encoders),
I am starting to suspect that NO capture card
offers DIRECT to VOB recording - is that right?
It seems they all create an mpeg file (or files),
which you have to then feed into IFOEDIT, or
some other "authoring" program to get your
VOB files. Now, when I click "stop" on my
standalone recorder, it does indeed take
a couple of minutes at actually stop and
allow me to eject the disc. I'm guessing that
the standalone has software embedded that
creates the VIDOE_TS file structure (VOB's et al),
and this delay is for that processing. In any event,
what I get from my standalone is a complete
VIDEO_TS folder with the vob's.
So, first, am I right that none of the current
crop of capture cards offer an option to actually
create the VIDOE_TS folder simply by you
Otherwise, I have to learn how to run the
authoring programs and such - not a deal-breaker,
but also just another step I really would like
to have done automaitically like the stand-alones
Since my PC is only 1 ghz (PIII), I assume the
wintv pvr will not work because I read a google
post indicating that Movie Factory requires
a P4 at 1.8ghz (anyone confirm that?).
I read tha the adaptec avr2000 works with
software (for creating the VIDEO_TS folder)
that only needs 600 mhz, so, where do
folks get this adaptec?
If anyone has specific web-refernces, please
post a reply - I am interested in learning
more abou this.