[mythtv-users] USB video capture

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Thu Oct 13 20:40:13 UTC 2011

I am using a dreamplug and a basic logitech cam.
It can be battery powered if you want (5 V DC).
Am I using it in a car with a 12/5 V converter

Le 12/10/2011 14:00, Mark Lord a écrit :
> On 11-10-11 10:03 PM, Yan Seiner wrote:
>> This is slightly OT....
>> I have an analog (security type) camera that I need to capture.
>> I'm looking for a USB video capture solution for a power-sensitive 
>> application... It has to run off batteries, so I'm ideally looking for a 
>> USB port powered solution.
>> And, it should do hardware capture, not software.  It only has to 
>> capture stills, one frame per minute.
>> Any ideas?  I have not really found a lot out there.
> Pretty much any USB webcam can do this without fuss.
> Can you not adopt one of those in place of
> whatever camera you had in mind?
> Not sure what you mean by "hardware" capture: all video capture
> is done by hardware.  Software really only gets majorly involved
> in encoding/compressing the results.
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