[rescue] Re: Interesting Sun video capture card
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Thu Jan 30 11:24:30 CST 2003
On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 06:27:31PM +0000, Chris Powell wrote:
> 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.
But, that board was a quarter frame board, or else you had to put of
with a crummy frame rate.
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