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DSR-45 When a videotape finishes playing, a latent, or ghost image remains on-screen and is visible over black. I believe this has something to do with a built-in image buffer. I see it in component and composite and S out, but not DV.

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Re: DSR-45

Hello emvision,
This might be a problem where the tape when it stops it dose so at a point where the tape stops but it stops on an actual scene and dose a kind of pausing action as opposed to a stop condition (while pausing the video output amp is still active). In an actual stop the video amp is turned off. In digital once the stream is off it's off. This may account for the ghost image on the screen.

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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