View Full Version : formac studio tvr

08-28-2004, 06:38 AM
Anyone use one of these? What kind of results for recording a TV program onto dual 1.25 G4 and burning it onto DVD? Looking for full screen without having to go the old route of recording to VCR - then converting with digital video camera into iMovie - then linking into iDVD and then - burning.
If not this hardware, what would work better for same cost, or less.
I am concerned about the specifications of 30 fps, is that enough?

08-28-2004, 09:10 AM
Last I heard tv only runs 24fps anyway. I have a Formac but have never recorded TV on it mostly VHS and DVD and I have had no complaints.

08-28-2004, 10:16 AM
Last I heard tv only runs 24fps anyway.Different standards have different frame rates (and resolutions).


NTSC - 29.97 frames/second with 525 lines/frame

PAL - 25 frames/second with 625 lines/frame

If the Formac can handle 30 fps, ought to be good enough for NTSC, the standard common in the US.