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Old 2006-06-13, 12:51 PM
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Is it VCD sourced DVD

I've got some Maiden DVD (1986-11-29 Paris, France) and I don't know if it is VCD sourced. That's some info from PowerDVD:

1986-11-29 Paris, France

layer Information:
Player Region Code: Not Specified
Current Drive: E:
Title Region Code: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, All
Display Information:
Video Mode: Progressive
Display Mode: DirectDraw
FourCC Code: YUY2
Surface Type: Overlay
Video Attributes:
Video compression mode: MPEG-2
TV system: 625/50 (PAL)
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Display Mode: Both Pan&scan and Letterbox
Source picture resolution: 352x288 (625/50)
Frame Rate: 25.00
Source picture letterboxed: Not letterboxed
Bitrate: 1.76Mbps
Audio Attributes: 
Audio Coding mode: MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 without extension bitstream
Sampling Rate: 48kHz
Audio application mode: Not specified
Number of Audio channels: 2
Bitrate: 224 Kbps
Number of Audio streams: 1
Subpicture Attribute: Not Available
Hardware Information:
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 2800+ running at 1808 MHz
3DNow! Technology: In Use
Enhanced 3DNow! Technology: In Use
3DNow! Professional Technology: In Use
IA MMX Technology: In Use
IA Streaming SIMD Extensions: In Use
IA SSE 2: In Use
Video Accelerator: DirectX VA (not in use)
Multispeaker Audio Device: Realtek AC97 Audio (not in use)
SPDIF Output Device: Realtek AC97 Audio (not in use)
Thanks in advance
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Re: Is it VCD sourced DVD

Here is a page on which lists the comparisons between the different formats:

Looking at a bunch of the info you posted, I would say your suspicions are correct. However, note that looking at what is posted at can be a bit missleading. It's a very general guide.
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Old 2006-06-17, 07:36 PM
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Re: Is it VCD sourced DVD

Source picture resolution: 352x288 (625/50)
Bitrate: 1.76Mbps
that looks to me like a vcd resolution, pal dvd should be twice that, 720x576
and the bitrate is creepy too ... on a dvd it should be at least 5Mbps to have something decent
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