[Nottingham] Video Capture from Composite in Linux

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Wed Mar 1 23:56:49 GMT 2006

Matthew Walster wrote:
> I've been asked to do a video for LSFC, and I'm having issues, I was wondering 
> if anyone has any thoughts...
> I bought a Leadtek WinFast TV capture card about 2 years ago, and it's always 
> accepted RF in, perfect signals.
> I now select Compostite1, and plug in the camcorder (it's Hi8, so no digital 
> copy) - nothing comes out. I select SVideo, nothing. Composite3, nothing. TV 
> still works...

Some motherboards require a physical jumper to be swapped or a BIOS 
tweak to be made...

Good luck,

Martin Lomas
martin at ml1.co.uk

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