[AG-TECH] DV/Composite Converter Boxes

Mike.W.Daley at cs.cardiff.ac.uk Mike.W.Daley at cs.cardiff.ac.uk
Wed Dec 20 15:06:49 CST 2006

I have used the CANOPUS TWINPACT100 DV Converter very successfully. To  
feed DV into the AG via DVTS and enhancedVideo Service. This uses  
FireWire input to the PC rather than USB
Quoting Kingdon Barrett <kingdon at tuesdaystudios.com>:

> I was wondering if anyone has had experience with standalone
> analog-to-digital or digital-to-analog converter boxes that they would like
> to share?
> In particular I'm looking at the Pinnacle Studio Plus 700USB.  If I read the
> specifications correctly, these boxes will take as input either a DV or RCA
> video source, and produce as output a DV, USB2.0, and RCA video source.
> This should allow for deployment of nodes with a single arbitrary camcorder
> device, while supporting both ExtendedVideoServices and plain old
> H.261vic.  At the moment I'm working with a Sony camera that supports
> simultaneous USB streaming and standard DV output to do just that.
> Has anyone tried a similar setup?  Do these devices add much extra latency?
> Any other questions I should be asking?
> -- 
> Kingdon Barrett <kingdon at tuesdaystudios.com>
> Tuesday Studios Main Office: 585-239-6035
> Jabber ID: kingdon.barrett at xmpp.us

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