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Old 05-31-2007, 12:08 AM   #1
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capturing analog video with pinnacle DC10


Is there a way i can capture video with a pinnacle DC 10 , how with and with which program

i'm a newbie so it shouldn't be to complicated one

i've a intel D845GE
2.66 mhz
40 G ide
1g ram
ati 7000
ess sondcard



want to put in the pinnacle DC10 pci card to capture video with a sony DCR-TRV350 NTSC

i can't describe it better then this.

i need to finish a schoolproject and one group happens to have a av output only on there camcorder (it's a old one), so i want to try and help them out . i got the card from a friend. it was to late to help me he said . I run ubuntu-studio have done some small things on kino and cinelerra (dynebolic livecd) ,

so i was wondering do i stand a change still tonight or better give-up and try another alternative


no help is help too !


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Old 06-10-2007, 04:45 PM   #2
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I've only used dvgrab via firewire but here are some ideas.
Probably too late for your project.
http://tuxmobil.org/video_linux.html
http://www.altlinux.com/index.php?mo...e=mjpegtools18
 
Old 06-13-2007, 11:33 AM   #3
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thnx man ! cause at least i can try out the pinnacle DC10 card for myself , have it laying down watching at me

solved the project problems another way
nice late response for my part
 
Old 06-14-2007, 01:51 PM   #4
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so far no luck ubuntu feisty (after installing xawtv and mjpegtools) seems to have some major issues with xawtv, I read some threads concerning this,
i think they don't believe it to be necessary to capture analog video cause everybody has firewire (well not me!) it doesn't even start!
i read in a thread here that with knoppix the person had no problem and everything seems to let me believe it to be possible
with d:b xawtv starts but soon after (1sec) the whole system freezes and i have to reboot, i still have to check what causes it in the /var/log/messages and i'll post it maybe someone can show me a way then

TM "love to learn , learn to love"
 
Old 08-24-2007, 10:05 AM   #5
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Cool xawtv working in my old pc but not hasciicam

is there another way i can use asciiart , a small distro perhaps


now i got the card working on an old 166mmx , 74mb, 2G hd with dynebolic and my desktop pc had problems probably related to ubuntu installation and this old box does it , so i'm trying anything possible



although my dmesg gives

DC10plus[0]: UNKNOWN ioctl cmd: 0xc0cc5615
4vl_set_format() - video buffer size (128 kb) is too small

and then i guess other options related to drivers etc. with unsopported/unknown
and then rest of the lines
VIDIOC_S_FMT -unknown/unsupported format 0x0 ( )
VIDIOC_S_FMT -unknown/unsupported format 0x0 ( )

dmesg is longer though

i also commented another code forgot
and the the output was forget already, .. no grabbing device selected or so

but i can watch tv /video with xawtv , can change settings only no recording/grabbing (maybe root of hasciicam problem) and the av output flickers

another thing the dmesg ouput gives alot is abot memmory so the issue/problem can be anything rite
just learning linux in a creative way !

Last edited by firedancer; 08-24-2007 at 11:37 AM.
 
  


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