[AG-TECH] Tweaking video encoding and testing

Markus Buchhorn Markus.Buchhorn at anu.edu.au
Thu Mar 29 21:04:58 CST 2001

At 12:53 29/03/01 -0700, Gary Orser wrote:
>Any idea why I'm generating 800k at ~10fps of video, 
>when others are getting 25fps at about 150k?
>I've tried mucking with the slider bars in vic, but when I put
>the max rate at 150k, I only get 1 or 2 fps??

Check the lighting. Fluoro lighting can beat quite severely with the video
capture. I've often found rooms where I switched from the overhead fluoro
to incandescent and halved the bandwidth *and* doubled the framerate -
without touching the vic sliders.

YMMV :-)


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