[MPlayer-users] SVHS grey. Was: Video capture thread: frame delta ~ 12.5fps

Fabio Papa f.papa at mcmspa.it
Wed May 14 14:42:05 CEST 2003

On Wednesday 14 May 2003 14:37, Jindrich Makovicka wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Fabio Papa wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > Hi all,
> > yeah, yesterday I was getting a lot of these messages. But this morning,
> > nothing at all. And it was always in the same part of video. If, for
> > instance, I stopped my VCR, causing it to switch to television broadcast,
> > the encoding was fine. Only that part of video was causing it....
> This message just means that the frame hasn't been delivered at the
> expected time. It's usually caused either by bad signal, when bttv
This brought a question to me: is it better to use SVHS input instead of 
Composite like I'm doin' now? I'm sure it is, but I'm having problems using 
it. Every time I try, I get a b/w picture, and very dotty too. When I connect 
the same cable to TV, it works ok. Someone knows something about it?

Fabio Papa
Engineering division
Machining Centers Manufacturing S.p.A.
viale F. e G. Celaschi 19 - Vigolzone (PC) Italy

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