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Subject:RE: Transcribing Videotape From:iain -at- hairydog -dot- co -dot- uk (Iain Harrison) To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com Date:Sun, 6 Feb 2000 09:38 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)
> I transcribed portions of 2.5 hours of videotaped interviews about
> eight months ago. It took me roughly 20 hours to transcribe and
> lightly edit 6200 words, a tedious process made even more so by the
> need to continually back up and replay short portions of tape.
I've only done this once, but I found it useful to copy the soundtrack to
minidisc first, so that this going back and forward was far easier.
iain -at- hairydog -dot- co -dot- uk
iainh -at- cix -dot- co -dot- uk