[rescue] Octane Cameras

Kevin kevin at mpcf.com
Thu May 15 21:32:28 CDT 2003

I was looking at it as something more like a web cam than
anything else.  Kinda like the Indy cam.  I'll use my old PVR
card if i really need to get video in or out with decent
quality.  Good info to know though.


On Fri, 16 May 2003 08:42:38 +0100
Rob Fielding <rob at dsvr.net> wrote:

> The only option AFAIK is the Personal Video option (aka PVO
> or EVO) - the analgue video option which as the O2Cam port
> for digital input. They usually go for around 300UKP.
> Unfortunately this option cannot be combined to the 
> Compression option like the Digitial Video option can be, so
> if you want to record anything, say, an hour of full rate
> PAL you will need :
> a) 64GB from two or more 10,000rpm disks, XVM striped
> b) to put up with a lengthy post processing compression via
> the the CPU which dmedia tools force you into (it's /ages/
> on my single R10000 250).
> Cheers,
> Rob

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