[Cin] offtopic: Digitize and record Video with A/D USB adapters

mnieuw at zap.a2000.nl mnieuw at zap.a2000.nl
Mon Oct 11 21:47:48 CEST 2021

On Mon, 11 Oct 2021 18:41:35 +0200
"Terje J. Hanssen via Cin" <cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org> wrote:

> If available, it could be of interest to get mediainfo output for the 
> format you grabbed?
> I would be surprised if the Chroma subsampling was better than 4:2:0 
> (like PAL DV, about 29 Mb/s)

I don't know the format, VLC grabbed it and I had it saved as MP4.
> It seems that Basetech EasyCap BT116 was not on the LinuxTVWiki list
> (2016) https://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Easycap

Maybe, but sometimes the same device by name has a different inside. It
worked on Linux with VLC.

> I've also got confirmed from AVerMedia that their CU511B USB3 (full
> HD) box mentioned just has been EOLed. Their only current solution
> with Linux driver (for Ubuntu) seems to be  CL311M2 (full HD), which
> again is a PCIe grabber card.

There are also USB HDMI video grabbers, e.g.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fltt5JhodCE (don't have any experience
with those). But the german c't IT magazine has tested a number of cheap
ones, see
If you are interested, I can lookup the article.


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