[Gllug] [OT] - Video Capture Hardware query

Jon Dye jon at pecorous.co.uk
Tue Dec 23 08:57:53 UTC 2003

Andy Farnsworth wrote:
> Merry Christmas everyone!
>             My brother-in-law is very interested in transferring his 8mm 
> video tape to DVD and/or Video CD.  He is looking for a decent video 
> capture card and I have been trying to help him out with limited 
> success.  It appears that the options are as follows:

My 1.3 Athlon can do streaming from a video capture card to MPEG4 
768x576 (576 is PAL resolution) with about 30 %CPU usage so you should 
be fine witha  normal TV card.  Alternatively the Nova PVR250 or 350 
have hardware MPEG2 encoding (and the 350 has decoding with TV out).


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