[MPlayer-users] xawtv can play from USB2 capture card, but mplayer cannot
jd1008 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 20:08:39 CEST 2014
On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Marc MERLIN <marc_mplayer at merlins.org>
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2014 at 10:47:03AM +0300, Nick Koretsky wrote:
> > On Sun, 6 Jul 2014 15:53:41 -0700
> > Marc MERLIN <marc_mplayer at merlins.org> wrote:
> > > xawtv, now more than 15 years old :) can play from it without
> > >
> > > legolas:~$ mplayer /dev/video1
> > >
> > > I understand I don't have a great capture card, but if it works with
> > > xawtv, I'm hopeful it could/should work with mplayer too :)
> > You are using wrong mplayer command. The right way to play v4l with
> > is:
> > mplayer tv:// --tv=[options]
> So I had tried it but it didn't work. Turns out I was using the wrong
> mplayer tv:// -tv device=/dev/video1:input=1:norm=0
> made this work for me.
What is your usb capture device, and what is it capturing from?
Cable? WiFi? ...etc...
I would like to get a good working USB videocard (for not a lot of money :)
for the purpose of capture from other external devices, but do not know
ones have been tested to work well with Linux (in my case, Fedora 20).
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