[rescue] Re: Interesting Sun video capture card

Chris Powell Chris.Powell at zarlink.com
Wed Jan 29 12:27:31 CST 2003

On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 15:10:40 -0600 Joshua D. Boyd wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 21, 2003 at 05:34:13PM +1300, Gavin Hubbard wrote:
> > Hi Lads
> > 
> > I was trawling EBat and found what looks like a very interesting SBus card. Can you reall do full-motion full-resolution video capture on a SS5?
> > 
> > http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2302888094&category=
> Yep.  With a little compression (as little as 3:1), a SS5 should have no
> trouble, and with DV compression (effectively about 10:1), it would have
> absolutely no problem.

The Sun SBus video capture card (at least the later ones) had on-board
compression also. My SS10 with this card will happily compress an incoming
TV feed with virtually no CPU interaction.


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