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by fb99999
Wed May 18, 2005 3:34 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Linux Media Labs still around?
Replies: 3
Views: 2339

It seems their site is back up today. The front page has this link:

Today 05/18/2005 - Read All News

This leads to a rather cryptic news item:

May 18 2005 - To be continued...

strange... in any case, perhaps they are still around?
by fb99999
Sat May 14, 2005 12:34 am
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Linux Media Labs still around?
Replies: 3
Views: 2339

Linux Media Labs still around?

Just curious, anyone know if Linux Media Labs is still around? I haven't been able to connect to their web site for quite a while now:

www.linuxmedialabs.com

Thanks,
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by fb99999
Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:05 am
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Differences of capture boards?
Replies: 6
Views: 5408

Thank you very much, that clears things up 100%. Your help is truly appreciated!

-fb
by fb99999
Wed Nov 10, 2004 3:28 am
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Differences of capture boards?
Replies: 6
Views: 5408

Ok, I think I am understanding this better. When an image is interlaced, basically 2 passes are made on camera, one pass for odd lines, one for even, and these are spliced together to form one image. I was able to demonstrate this by capturing snapshots under WinTV (don't have my Linux box running y...
by fb99999
Mon Nov 08, 2004 11:19 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Differences of capture boards?
Replies: 6
Views: 5408

Ok, that makes more sense. Basically, the added cost comes from the additional digitising chips. Captured image quality is likely to be the same. So, for the extra cost one gets the following benefits: (1) 4x the frame rate (2) Ability to have different settings per input/chip I'm still unclear, how...
by fb99999
Mon Nov 08, 2004 2:40 pm
Forum: Hardware Queries
Topic: Differences of capture boards?
Replies: 6
Views: 5408

Differences of capture boards?

There is a wide variety of differences in prices of capture cards, but what is not clear to me is what I am gaining by purchasing the more expensive cards. For example, there is the KWORLD 8 Port card found here at new egg for $134: http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=15-100-12...