[futurebasic] Re: [FB] X-FB Analog video capture on G4s

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From: Phil Yates <phil.yates@...>
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2001 14:55:28 +0000
on 2/2/2001 11:06 PM, Pierre Zippi at biostrat@... wrote:

> I just got a G4-533. Nice machine, digital video-in, great!
> EXCEPT that all my video cameras (connected to microscopes) are analog!
> Can anyone recommend a good/cheap video input (optional output) card or
> device for the G4?
> I need real time display for viewing (it's impossible to focus an image
> when there is a time delay), and at least 640X480 for capture size.
> Similar to the Apple Video In/Out the came with the AV versions of the G3.
> ALSO: Can I extract the Apple Video Card from my G3 or 8500 and use it
> in my G4?
> I think it would much more expensive to get new digital video cameras
> for my microscopes, right?
> Once again sorry for tapping this list for X-FB advice. You know it is
> an act of desperation.

I'm pretty sure there's a Sony Analog to Digital (and vice versa) converter.
I know it's out in NTSC, and I think there'll be a PAL version out soon, if
its not already.