I want to convert S-VHS tapes to DVD.
I have a Panasonic NV-HS800B S-VHS recorder and a Panasonic DMR-E95H DVD Recorder
I do not have a DV Camcorder so canâ€™t use pass through function, therefore the way I am intending to do this is plug my S-VHS Player into my DVD recorder, create DVD RAM discs at maximum record quality and use these discs to get â€˜video & audioâ€™ into PC for editing.
Initial task is to get S-VHS tapes onto PC Hard drives (have 2TB Q-Link DNS drive) so no shortage of space
Assume best Hook up will be S-Video lead and separate L+R RCA audio leads between S-VHS deck and DVD recorder.
I also have option for switching S-Video over SCART AV1 but don't see it adds any benefit, as it's same Y/C signal.
Should I record straight to DVD-RAM disk (in DVD recorder) or to the HDD disk in DVD Recorder and then transfer to DVD-RAM ? not sure which is best form Analogue to Digital conversion.
One on PC, probably keep at MPEG2 when I want to do only basic editing (without re-encoding) and convert to AVI files running through Virtual Dub if I need to do any colour correction, de-noise video etc.
Is what I plan logical ? welcome advice.
Also if anybody knows of good (free) packages to colour correct and remove noise (video & audio) let me know, Virtual Dub is very powerful, but not the easiest thing to use.