[AG-TECH] Recording using hardware encoder card

Richard Palmer richard.d.palmer at kcl.ac.uk
Fri Jul 2 12:23:52 CDT 2010

Dear Chris,

> The downside to this method is the CPU load if you're encoding  
> multiple local streams.

Any (rough) estimate of the load for 4 full PAL streams ?.

> We have a normal 4 channel bluecherry card and its worked very well  
> for us. Thats a good omen for this new bluecherry mpeg card and  price  
> of ~200USD seems pretty reasonable. I didn't see a price for the Picolo.

That looks good, I'll give that a go instead.

Many thanks,


Richard Palmer			| Centre for E-Research &
Systems Manager			| Centre for Computing in the Humanities
richard.d.palmer at kcl.ac.uk	| King's College London
Tel: 0207 848 1973 

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