Re: Quikcam parallel port

Daniel W. Erskine (derskine@apci.net)
Wed, 03 Apr 1996 13:29:25 -0600


Colin Francis wrote:
> > Greetings:
> > Sorry I haven't been able to respond to your Email. Have you resolved this
> > issue, yet? Drop me a line sometime, and sorry I'm late in responding!
> >
> Hi Daniel
> Thanks for your reply
> It looks like i may have to buy the cable from Connectix.. I am a radio
> ham and at a meeting tonight we had a chat about the cu-seeme etc and
> being hams (amatuer radio operators) a questioin was raised "Why not try
> and emulate quikcam with an Ato D converter system plugged into the
> parallel port and use a standard video camera as we have been sending
> and receiving slow scan television over the air waves for years." not
> being that technical i suggested we formed a working group to look at
> the feasibility of such a project. Not wanting to do connectix out of
> bussiness we feel if we could design such a system and put it out to all
> as a circuit diagram it may allow a lot of older,less affluent or
> experimenters to gain access to the medium.
> Any info you may have which may help us to acheive our aim would be very
> much appreciated. i'm sure most would sooner build up a box of bits for
> abt $20 than pay $100 not to mention the satisfaction of doing same.
> Cheers nad i appreciate the efforts you put in on this mailing list

> Col ZL3FH in new Zealand

Greetings:
Thank you for your kind words. I'm going to forward this to the List, and see
if anyone out there can assist you in your quest!

Hope this helps,
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