[FFmpeg-user] Trouble grabbing from TV capture device

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Fri Aug 28 00:38:15 EEST 2020

On 8/27/2020 1:52 PM, Simon Roberts wrote:
> I have a little device that takes "old" composite video and sends it out to
> USB. It's recognized by video4linux2 and I can watch the VHS tapes that I'm
> trying to capture using xawtv simply using:
> v4lctl -c /dev/video2 setnorm NTSC
> v4lctl -c /dev/video2 movie fps 29.97
> and then "xawtv"
> When I start xawtv it says it's getting audio from hw:3,0

Do you have a sound connection from the vcr to this device? Does it actually 
have good audio on it? Tried another source? (composite video does not have 
embedded audio)


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