Video capture cards for linux

jeremy at jeremy at
Tue Dec 4 18:18:47 EST 2001

>> On a 1.2GHz Athlon I can just capture 640x480, but usually use 320x240
>> since at 90% jpeg quality this looks pretty good and uses heaps less
>> disk space.  I used to capture on a PII 350, and I think it could do
>> 320x240, although only just.
> Wow. I hadn't realised how much CPU time the compression takes (I
> assume most of it is taken with compression). Does anyone know what
> resolution a TV runs at?

TV res is hard due to the analogue/anti-aliased picture.  Much theory
and I'm sure there is an engineer here who can explain better.

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