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how real is the GoPro YT-footage? by Name Me - Wed, 11 May 2016 04:05:39 EST ID:Qj4Ygnd6 No.119134 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I hope this is the right board-section to ask.
If not, point me to the right direction, please! :-)

I was just asking myself (also because I want to maybe buy one for scuba diving):

Does the GoPro really record in this (nearly) perfect image or is all of it tuned and redefined in post-procesing?
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MarthaLightham.maq - Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:03:52 EST ID:V2ZNCN7U No.119611 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What the hell is with the red on the original video? I've watch 100ish hours of diving footage on Go Pro and have never seen them.

Also likely that every video has been graded. Grading is absolutely necessary unless you were filming in a very controlled environment, and even then you want it to make shit pop.
WalterBrookdale.asp - Mon, 08 Aug 2016 10:44:51 EST ID:Z0BmGeaY No.119613 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Some color balance filter fucking everything up perhaps ?
WilliamNickleshit.icm - Mon, 08 Aug 2016 19:40:21 EST ID:HdeUEyFK No.119621 Ignore Report Quick Reply

You can also undistort the image in post

There's a loss of effective resolution, as you'd expect but it makes a big difference. Color correction also makes a big difference for any video if you feel like bothering.

Turns your video from a Martha Stewart iphone food tweet to a pleasing image.

I'd be willing to bet absolutely every video on the official channel is in fact post-processed.
BeatricePoblingbene.art - Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:52:25 EST ID:g4yffFAb No.119699 Ignore Report Quick Reply

OP, be aware that if you take a GoPro scuba diving, you might get very dark video with very short range unless it is either EXTREMELY CLEAR AND SHALLOW where you go OR you bring lamps which are like about as powerful as THE SUN.
HughDuckshaw.rpm - Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:27:25 EST ID:vYIc+dOc No.119703 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Simply not true.

Amateur question on digital cameras by DavidClenkinstock.cgi - Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:26:44 EST ID:TWQEnuAO No.119545 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I just wanted to get some actual personal experience rather just reading constant reviews, I was looking for a nice digital camera for photography (gonna keep the thread short) and I was trying to spend only 500$ max, my main interest is still photos so the main thing i'm searching for is mostly pure definition. Any brand and model recommendations?

>bonus points for attachments of photos you've taken with the recommended camera.

pic related... one of my dogs, took it with a friends cannon (couldn't tell you the model)
DavidClenkinstock.cgi - Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:36:42 EST ID:TWQEnuAO No.119546 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Or is it worth (obviously will be worth but just for a novice) to spend the extra buck for an expensive camera. Im not loaded or anything by any means, but I do really enjoy photography
nb dub post
WesleyLightlock.xif - Sat, 06 Aug 2016 17:53:13 EST ID:+eapzhkV No.119566 Ignore Report Quick Reply
NIKON (metadata,) Can be removed if wanted. Expensive cameras I believe can leave this data out. Or remove it from the pictures easily without 3rd party software.

Anyway, sure why not. If your into photography. Yea get mid-level experienced equipment, learn all that to a respectable point. sell of the older stuff and get advanced equipment.
FannyBunstock.art - Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:03:37 EST ID:g4yffFAb No.119700 Ignore Report Quick Reply


Is this the brand of OP's friends camera, or is it your recommendation for OP?

I also found references to Nikon in the metadata of OP's picture of their dog, in the form of Nikon Makernote data, but that's just the format of the metadata so I'm not sure if that means that camera is a Nikon, though I would guess that probably it is.

Gaming Rig by EbenezerGusslekidge.dd - Fri, 05 Aug 2016 04:17:45 EST ID:jRRfV/Fx No.119550 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>I want to build a gaming rig.
>But I'm cheap as fuck.
>I don't want spend over $600

For Under $600:
>I want
>an SSD with at least 500gb of storage
>a processor with 4 cores and 3.5 ghz of processing power and motherfucking hyperthreading
>16 gigs of ram
>a good graphics card
>a powersupply that can handle the shit

How do I accomplish this shit?
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AlbertMammleman.cat - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:27:19 EST ID:jRRfV/Fx No.119679 Ignore Report Quick Reply
DDR2 is a huge waste of time and money
AngusPabbleson.sea - Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:17:11 EST ID:RwYDb+xe No.119692 Ignore Report Quick Reply

GeorgeShakedock.swp - Thu, 25 Aug 2016 11:17:08 EST ID:Xmd6szcM No.119693 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'll never understand how threads like this can attract so many serious replies.
ErnestFanford.maq - Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:27:30 EST ID:6tEMYAOT No.119694 Ignore Report Quick Reply
increase your budget. SSD's aren't the best, just use regular hdd. nobody needs 16 gbs of ram for shit.
or lower your expectations for your budget. buy used, expect to send lots of shit back.
JarvisDrenningway.bak - Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:26:46 EST ID:jRRfV/Fx No.119697 Ignore Report Quick Reply

If I'm gaming I'll need the SSD, it even makes my Macbook run faster than it would with an optical drive. My Macbook has a pathetic amount of RAM and it still runs quickly.

Installing windows to external password-protected HDD by PriscillaCrugglewill.ico - Tue, 16 Aug 2016 07:32:05 EST ID:g0Y0tZf8 No.119657 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Sorry for simple question. Really busy brainstorming some other things and couldn't find a quick answer on google.

I have a USB hard drive with password protection. It has some kind of autorun and requires a password to view the files. Is it possible to install windows on it?
BeatriceBlatherfield.uue - Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:17:26 EST ID:VUhFhNd/ No.119658 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Probably not and the security is likely garbage anyway. Veracrypt will encrypt a Windows boot volume though and I don't see why an external encrypted drive wouldn't work so try that.
HughFaddleched.scr - Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:36:00 EST ID:55p2PRqH No.119659 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Probably not. A tool to put a window image on there will wipe it out.
Those password things are really shit anyway.

If you want a protected operating system consider truecrypt.
Not sure you can put a protected OS on a USB drive though...
PriscillaCrugglewill.ico - Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:52:23 EST ID:g0Y0tZf8 No.119660 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Didn't think so. Thanks
DorisBunkinchet.deb - Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:34:02 EST ID:6+VDbVhe No.119695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I always just wipe that junk. You likely could create a partition And run windows
for that partition. As far as boot-able options during after the pass protection,
may be able to run a boot loading scheme before the passphrase prompt.

There is usually a way to do about anything. Even when people say it definitely cannot be done, it usually already has. But I always wipe that crappy software
that comes on these drives, it is usually the failing point where peoples info cannot be accessed to begin with.

Apple Iwatch by PhineasNennerspear.pcl - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:46:06 EST ID:XNoM7H8q No.119685 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey can anyone help me put an estimate on an Apple WATCH SPORT 42mm Space Gray Aluminum Case Black Sport Band (MJ3T2LL/A) . I have one in perfect condition no Icloud lock and comes with charger in box. I was trying to sell it for 200$ on craigslist and facebook but only found a customer for 175?$ is that a good price to sell it for ?
CharlesPittwill.bin - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:54:57 EST ID:nvLBlqyk No.119686 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's very likely that nobody here has an Apple watch. If most of the people who bought one turn out to not like it, the second hand market is probably saturated. Also, do your own research.
ShittingWashmeg.pol - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:56:27 EST ID:XJm4oESp No.119687 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Who did you steal it from?
PhineasNennerspear.pcl - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:00:47 EST ID:XNoM7H8q No.119688 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I was considering putting it on ebay but seems like you get fucked with shipping and other fees. I was just wondering if 175$ was a good deal
EdwardHollerhore.clp - Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:04:41 EST ID:SC72Nz+0 No.119689 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i got a sony smart 3 it works without fail and has lasted me about a year now how is the apple love the sony

Monitor by AugustusGreenhall.bat - Mon, 08 Aug 2016 09:57:45 EST ID:QY0pdkH5 No.119612 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey /tech/,

This is my first computer. I'm positive I did everything right, but the monitor won't pick up any signals. Has this happened to anyone? I hooked the VGA or DVI (IDK what the fuck it is) to the graphics card. I have a MSI 970 Gaming Motherboard. The monitot is fully functional.
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AugustusHindleville.lgo - Sun, 21 Aug 2016 20:15:54 EST ID:yXeS3a/y No.119676 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What eMachines shit are you using that doesn't have color coded channels?

Also, you should be able to run memory in 2 different channels without having to be filling both channels.

Like 1 stick in A, 1 stick in B.

It is really, really less optimal but you may have a dead slot on your motherboard. Or you are using some shit motherboard that can't into memory channels.
NicholasBlatherson.drv - Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:31:12 EST ID:o96e2G7O No.119677 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>What eMachines shit are you using that doesn't have color coded channels?
It's the other way around. Cheap shitty OEM stuff is more likely color coded, while quality stand alone purchase mother boards generally have a color theme to the whole board and expect the user to be smart enough to read a manual, or at the very least be able to read the fine print labels on the board.
EmmaDudgespear.maq - Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:59:58 EST ID:nvLBlqyk No.119678 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It depends on the brand and color scheme, but undifferentiated ram banks are absolutely the exception to the rule. Even when the board is black on black, one bank can be a different shade.
IanGavingfuck.dun - Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:13:42 EST ID:3KZXtrJX No.119690 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Am I missing something? doesn't the text right next to the the dimm slots say DIMM1 and DIMM3 First? Look's like you had the RAM in the right slots.
IanGavingfuck.dun - Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:19:26 EST ID:3KZXtrJX No.119691 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Also looks like you don't have the 6pin plugged in securely on your GPU.

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CarolineSobbernidge.svg - Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:23:29 EST ID:EALljjBl No.119654 Ignore Report Quick Reply
wtf are you even doing man? post like a human.

Games Cant Control Mouse by CedricPobberfoot.pol - Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:30:13 EST ID:L/v5xr5K No.119646 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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OS: Win10
Weird symptoms, cant remember what started it but,
Normally games seem to be able to take control of your mouse cursor. Most fps games will lock them to the center of the screen. They can't do that anymore so the mouse will remain anywhere on the screen, and in some FPS games this will make your view spin around really fast because normally your mouse is in the center, but since the mouse is off-center always without automatically being returned, the game thinks you always moving your mouse in a certain direction.

Or other games will have the cursor not show up at all.

So what should I do?
FuckingGabberstad.nlm - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 03:34:23 EST ID:4Bic1uKa No.119647 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Most games don't use cursors outside of menus and there's no centering, only movement, acceleration, and boundaries. Don't know what the problem is, but I assume that you've done something stupid.
SimonDuckway.jpeg - Mon, 15 Aug 2016 02:08:55 EST ID:L/v5xr5K No.119653 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Reinstalling drivers fixed

Drilling trough a door with wifi by WalterBrookdale.asp - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 22:16:21 EST ID:Z0BmGeaY No.119603 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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You think this one is enough ?
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FannySmallford.ico - Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:14:34 EST ID:FtUa1Cfw No.119631 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Since when does Bluetooth need an antenna like that anyway? Should have been suspicious of that one right off the bat.
MollyBammerfuck.bin - Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:10:10 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.119632 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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There are genuine bluetooth devices that use such an antenna, but they usually aren't the Chinese warehouse deal kind.
MollyBammerfuck.bin - Tue, 09 Aug 2016 14:11:13 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.119633 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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ShittingPaddlelock.art - Tue, 09 Aug 2016 22:41:30 EST ID:/lDKN8lV No.119634 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Everything that's wireless needs an antenna brah
NathanielBladdledock.ost - Tue, 09 Aug 2016 23:19:45 EST ID:FtUa1Cfw No.119636 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>antenna like that
I meant a full size external antenna. I've got three and none have or need an external antenna.

Monitors by EmmaCrublinglere.ogg - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 22:45:52 EST ID:jBB/LDQB No.119604 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is there any monitors, perferly a small monitor that's around 19"-24"? So far it's all HD and such. Only alternative solution is getting a monitor and a different table stand that's compatable with it like some Dell monitors.
Anyone knows any inexpensive ones? I plan on using it as a system monitor, rain meter shit and reading articles.
NellPublingdock.eps2 - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 23:19:58 EST ID:/lDKN8lV No.119605 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There are lots of monitors man.
LydiaBockledale.ncf - Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:05:44 EST ID:417LzBxh No.119608 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Only alternative solution is getting a monitor and a different table stand that's compatable with it like some Dell monitors.

Or any monitor that's VESA compatible. Sticking with monitors that can be used in portrait mode out of the box sounds like a good way to get ripped off.
FannyBunstock.art - Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:04:48 EST ID:g4yffFAb No.119701 Ignore Report Quick Reply

this. nb.

Extremely budget build for someone who plays games by PriscillaParrystit.dwg - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 05:24:26 EST ID:+z148Lwf No.119578 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So my current mobo from 2007 is giving me CRC errors with the HDD, it's not the cable nor the HDD, it's the sata controller on the mobo being fried over 10 years from the cpu overclocking (higher voltages too).

It fails to boot sometimes, so it's time for a new deck and that means I keep the VGA (9800GTX 1GB, i know its gonna be a bottleneck but i will upgrade), 350W power supply (just 1 year old) and the case (ATX).
I need a new mobo, a new processor and DDR4 rams. I looked into budget AMD and they're still a pile of shit at almost 5ghz and 4 cores, so no thank you. Their mobos are also ridiculous. So I'm gonna go with Intel again.

Do you think I should go with a 1150 mobo? Those are extremely cheap, but 1150 i5s are still more expensive than 1151 i3s. And those are newer, the architecture is newer and a new budget 1151 i3 almost outperforms an older 1150 i5.

My budget is about $200 for the Mobo and the CPU.
I was looking at the GA-B150M-D3H: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=5491#ov
paired with an i3 6100 @ 3.7 ghz. This is using my full budget for just these two. I know the i3 is overpriced but the AMD alternatives are just marginally faster in some cases with double the cores and threads and +2ghz clock, they're also even worse in encoding so I think that's ridiculous, I'm still gonna be better of with the entry level skylake i3.

What do you think? Also, what VGA i should buy for this build? I have no idea about that.
I know I would be better off with an older i5, i know it's just two cores, but the HT is great on this chipset and the main thing is money, the cheapest i5 is still more expensive than this i3 6100, and the i3 is skylake unlike those, which might not be a big deal right now but looking at upgrade potential I think it makes sense to choose the newer architecture.
What do you guys think? I accept all recommendations and opinions.
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PriscillaParrystit.dwg - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 13:58:41 EST ID:+z148Lwf No.119594 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I've seen a party _melted_ mobo before that worked perfectly, so yeah, idk man im just insecure about used parts in general.
Skylake is practically brand new, so i think it makes a lot of sense to aim for a CPU upgrade later, as 5 years from now todays i5s will be as cheap as i3s are now, and even if intel releases a new socket, those will be still very valid alternatives.
PriscillaParrystit.dwg - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 13:59:39 EST ID:+z148Lwf No.119595 Ignore Report Quick Reply
*Meant to write 3 years, didnt look at the numpad
FannyGondleshaw.cpp - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 14:46:58 EST ID:i6vF5z5C No.119597 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>AFIK the main failure mode of motherboards are the capacitors, which are about the same quality on entry to midrange level boards. That means they have the same MTBF

>(mean time between failure, the time after which statistically 50% of devices has failed)
Uhh yes and no. MTBF only applies to the operational life which in the real world is never indefinite. Consider a strange and horrifying factory that produces 20 year old humans. They might be rated for 1000 years MTBF (MTTF), but that's only relevant for so long and just like you they'll be dead before they know it.
IsabellaClishwater.eps - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 16:10:45 EST ID:7F/QA+Tm No.119598 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Consider a strange and horrifying factory that produces 20 year old humans. They might be rated for 1000 years MTBF (MTTF), but that's only relevant for so long and just like you they'll be dead before they know it.

Are you hinting at that MBTF figures might be completely made up by the manufacturers? Or that the real time to failure is never really measured and is only statistically estimated? Because I've posted that.

As I learned it they take a large bunch of parts, operate them all and after initial rejection of early failures record the data at which time how many parts failed, then based on the assumption of a probability distribution they do curve fitting to estimate the time by when 50% of the parts would be defective.
The only error sources should be the amount of initial rejection and the assumed probability distribution. But as far as I know this process is a pretty mature scientific method, I did forget how it's called though.
Do you know?
SidneySuttingheck.ram - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 21:21:19 EST ID:i6vF5z5C No.119602 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I wasn't hinting at anything. I was very explicitly stating that MTBF estimates have to be understood as applying to the operational life of units and not to whatever life comes after which is not characterized at all by the MTBF. Also that you're going to die.

Data recovery by ShitHiggleket.maq - Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:25:03 EST ID:HReeEbJW No.119485 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I was formatting usbs and formatted my external drive. Just a simple format. Some windows programs find the data correctly then want $$ Some Call unformat

So hours days have passed. I am looking for a program to hopefully recover this. A linux kde program? A rescue CD.

Thanks for any help.
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OliverBlillystone.o - Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:53:26 EST ID:HReeEbJW No.119495 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Looked into teskdisk. thanks for the replies, it's on ubcd but would fail to start

Used to use knoppix back when. Then it went no further
Thanks for replies
MollyMossledock.lsp - Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:53:31 EST ID:gYp86hhf No.119496 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OliverBlillystone.o - Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:22:49 EST ID:HReeEbJW No.119497 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yea, I don't know, teskdisk should be simple enough. Even from an external drive.
I am just not getting it.
ShittingBlizzlespear.lit - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:51:11 EST ID:006lIZdx No.119522 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thanks, had tried it before and it had said like 3 days to finish, so I abandoned it before your suggestion. Then you mentioned it and looked into it again. Set only the options I wanted jpg, zip, mpg avi type stuff. It took about 18 hours on a gig drive. Recovered literally thousands, 15 thousand of zip files. Among thousand of others.

I used the qhotorec which is a graphical interface on windows as an option.

It works.
EbenezerNollyshaw.txt - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 04:26:51 EST ID:+eapzhkV No.119577 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It worked to vary ying degrees.

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