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laprjns
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Video Capture, Digitize and Editing Advise

Post by laprjns » 24. Jan 2010, 20:19

I've got bunch of old VCR tapes that I want to digitize and burn to DVD's, but have no idea what software is available in Salix repos (or maybe I need to build) for this. For hardware, I just purchased a Monoprice USB Video & Audio Grabber (http://www.monoprice.com/products/produ ... 1&format=2). It is apparently a re-branded Geniatech EZ Grabber. I think I modprobed for the correct driver, uvcvideo. :? Here's the results of dmesg after plugging the device in and modprobing:

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root[serial]# dmesg | tail
usb 1-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 4
usb 1-1: New USB device found, idVendor=0572, idProduct=262a
usb 1-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=16, Product=32, SerialNumber=64
usb 1-1: Product: OTG-2
usb 1-1: Manufacturer: Geniatech
usb 1-1: SerialNumber: 2007040920040908
usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
Linux video capture interface: v2.00
usbcore: registered new interface driver uvcvideo
USB Video Class driver (v0.1.0)
root[serial]# 
I believe that I just need the right software now.
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Re: Video Capture, Digitize and Editing Advise

Post by damNageHack » 24. Jan 2010, 22:32

As far as I can understand you, you are looking for a video capturing software.

uvcvideo should not be a problem at all.

You can try the app Cheese as the first step. It is for making snapshots with webcams, but should then also work with your usb device.

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slapt-get -i cheese
Usage of xawtv is also a good starting point. It is thought for watching TV. http://linux.bytesex.org/xawtv/


Here is some short tutorial with good links in it that I found with google: http://infohost.nmt.edu/~kscott/video/
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Re: Video Capture, Digitize and Editing Advise

Post by sebsw » 5. Sep 2011, 22:04

Hi laprjns.

I have just bougth a video grabber with the same ID 0572:262a under the name "TV-58" from deltaco. But I can't get it to recognize the device as a "USB Video Class driver" uvcvideo. The only thing that I get in my dmesg is this:

usb 1-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 5.
How did you get your system to recognize the video grabber? Did you build the uvcvideo library or did it run out of the box?

I am running ubuntu 10.10 with the kernel version 2.6.35-30

Look forward to you reply.

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Re: Video Capture, Digitize and Editing Advise

Post by thenktor » 6. Sep 2011, 07:52

laprjns wrote:I think I modprobed for the correct driver, uvcvideo. :?
Try modprobe uvcvideo ;)
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