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9800 AIW audio distortion & dropped frames

Discussion in 'ATI' started by Ron Marraccini, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. I am capturing video/audio from an 8mm videotape using the ATI input dongle
    & the bundled Pinnacle software and an AIW 9800 Pro to try and produce a

    Motherboard is an Abit NF7-S (512mb PC 3200 DDR) w/ onboard Nvidia
    Soundstorm audio and I run my ring/tip/sleeve connector out of the video
    card's dongle into the "line in" on the motherboard as per per instructions.

    Since I am only trying to do vcd quality because of the 8mm tape
    limitations, I find that I am still getting dropped frames and audio

    Both the 8mm tape & the VHS tape copy actually look/sound better.

    I used the latest drivers and upgrades from the ATI website instead of using
    the original CD per information I have read here.

    Suggestions as to a solution would be greatly appreciated.

    Ron Marraccini, Apr 6, 2005
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  2. PS: On boot I get an "Error loading device" - "Specific Module cannot be
    found" in C;\Programs\ATI and, the heading on the error massage is

    Upon going into control panel/administrative services/event properties I see
    that the source is Ati2mtag, the category is WDM and the description of
    the event is: SRB command failed-SRB_GET_DEVICE_PROPERTY


    Ron Marraccini, Apr 6, 2005
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  3. Ron Marraccini

    Gordon Scott Guest

    Uninstall all the drivers, control panel, mmc, and finally video drivers
    etc, reboot and reinstall. Order is
    WDM (dont reboot) vid drivers, reboot, dvd, mmc.

    Gordon Scott, Apr 6, 2005
  4. I reinstalled the drivers and. on my advanced settings screen - the
    SmartGart section is "greyed out" and I cannot adjust anything (even though
    it's set to 8x & Fast writes disabled which is what I want)

    Did I install something wrong?

    Ron A. Marraccini
    RAM Legal Systems - OBI #146
    2000 N.E. 42nd Ave., #192
    Portland, OR 97213
    (503) 232-2470
    Ron Marraccini, Apr 7, 2005
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