[FFmpeg-user] Capturing from DVB-T card

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Thu Dec 22 02:00:09 CET 2011

Heiko Baums <lists <at> baums-on-web.de> writes:

> > Does mplayer tv:// work?
> > If yes, run it (and exit) before trying above command line (same with
> > xawtv).
> mplayer tv:// doesn't work. It only gives a black picture, too. To get
> the picture with mplayer I have to call it this way:
> mplayer tv:// -tv driver=v4l2:normid=3:input=1

Please try ffmpeg -f v4l2 -standard 3 -channel 1 -i /dev/video0
(I just found out about "-channel" and I cannot explain its name, standard seems
slightly clearer...)

Carl Eugen

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