[Grief] TGV reactions

s. borges sergio433 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 10:32:22 PST 2007


Hum, must admit, you do have a point there.

2007/12/27, david brookes <harmaline23 at hotmail.com>:
>
> I didn't expect the quality to be exceptional as I have all the old TG
> videos but for it to be released on DVD and for it to be *inferior* to the
> VHS releases is disappointing to say the least. From a purely technical
> standpoint I would be interested to find out how the transfers were made; eg
> were the original masters used? , what bitrate was used in the rendering?
> In my opinion they have used the commercially available VHS versions and
> just copied them onto a PC, transferring them from PAL to NTSC in the
> process. You can see VHS tracking problems at the bottom of the screen
> during the Kezar Pavillion show!
> The DVD of the Lyceum gig is virtually unwatchable due to the extreme
> colour saturation, the original Jettisounds VHS has none of these problems.
> I am considering contacting Chris Carter to discuss the issues I have
> mentioned. I have included a few links with screencaps for you to see for
> yourselves
>
> http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/1552/disc1norfokrev0uw4.jpg
> http://img340.imageshack.us/img340/9205/disc1norfokrev1gx1.jpg
> http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/7529/throbbinggristledisc31lf7.jpg
>
>
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>
> Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2007 22:41:44 -0300
> From: sergio433 at gmail.com
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
> Subject: Re: [Grief] TGV reactions
>
>
>  They did clearly state on the TG website not to expect any exceptional
> quality - the dvds are for archival purposes only - really can't say they
> weren't honest about this. And, again, any TG afficcionado will kill to get
> this. I don't regret dishing out the sterling for the set and look forward
> for more of the same.
>
> cheers, s.
>
>
> 2007/12/25, Jasper Dionisio <strangers at gmail.com>:
>
> What was the point of this? Just to be a dick? It obviously goes without
> saying that if you think something costs too much, don't pay for it. That
> doesn't in any way mean you shouldn't be bothered by it costing too much.
>
> On Dec 25, 2007 4:49 AM, David Bourgoin <david_bourgoin at yahoo.co.uk>
> wrote:
>
> If you think they charge too much then don't buy the
> merchandise or go to the shows.....
>
> Dave B
>
>
> --- Vincent Berkey < vincentpghpa at verizon.net> wrote:
>
> > TG have never really been about quality control.
> > Ever since the reunion they have only been trying to
> > capitalize on the name. Just look at what they
> > charge for shows or for any of their merchandise on
> > their website. >
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