[AG-TECH] HD on AG - Capture

Christoph Willing c.willing at uq.edu.au
Tue Dec 16 18:28:00 CST 2008

On 17/12/2008, at 10:00 AM, Todd Zimmerman wrote:

> On Wed, 2008-12-17 at 09:43 +1000, Christoph Willing wrote:
>> On 17/12/2008, at 8:55 AM, Todd Zimmerman wrote:
>>> BTW, This card:
>>> http://www.ncast.com/DigiCaptureCard.html
>>> was suggested by someone on this list (can't recall who and the
>>> searchable archives are down - sorry!!)
>> I think that was from Hank at NCast.
>>> as a possible HD analog capture
>>> device.  I plan on purchasing one soon (although the cost is approx
>>> $2k)
>>> with an EVI-HD1.
>>> Anyone used one of these before??
>> Not here but even $2K could be justified if they actually work. I
>> can't tell from their blurb (http://www.ncast.com/pdf/NCast-DS-DCC3.1.pdf
>> ) what input connection is used for the HD. The DVI and composite
>> connectors are pretty clear in the diagram, but not the HD connector.
>> How do we plug in an HD camera Hank?
> hmm... I had assumed the "D-Sub 15 pin" Component HD out on the EVI- 
> HD1
> would plug directly into the "RGB on DB15" input on the NCast,  
> although
> the DB15 nomenclature is a little unclear to me.

Thats exactly the sort of issue that needs to be clarified before  
spending $2K. We has some small Sony cameras with HD available via  
HDMI connectors. We also have a more upmarket Sony with HD YUV  
available via 3x RCA connectors.



> Hank?
> Todd

Christoph Willing                       +61 7 3365 8316
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University of Queensland

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