Re: Videologic Captivator (was Re: Meat & Potatoes)

Alex Watson (alex@tyrell.net)
Tue, 1 Aug 1995 15:42:45 -0500 (CDT)


It works only if the driver is in Windows 3.11 before upgrading.
There's no way, I know of, to get the driver in after Win95 is already
installed.

alex@tyrell.net
On Tue, 1 Aug 1995, Fred Salerno wrote:

> I ran it fine under Win 95. In fact, it ran slightly better for video
> captures to AVI files.
>
> On Tue, 1 Aug 1995, Charles McGuinness wrote:
>
> > > At this point the leading contender for cheap video on a PC is
> > >the Videologic Captivator (bought from Tiger Software). It's only
> > >$100 (the same price as the Quickcam will be when released).
> > >The Captivator works with Cu-Seeme and with the new PCI based pcs
> > >(which some of the cards, like the Video Spigot, don't).
> >
> > Having seen some other messages speaking favorably about Captivator,
> > I visited their message area on CompuServe to see what's up.
> >
> > I found a lot of mad customers, apparently because Videologic has
> > sad they won't commit to doing Win 95 drivers for the card (and that
> > the current Win 3.1 drivers don't work reliably under Win 95).
> >
> > I suggest people investigate this issue fully before buying the card.
> >
> > -- charles
> >
> > +--------------------+------------------------+--------------------------+
> > | Charles McGuinness | JAM Product Manager | JYACC Inc. |
> > | charles@jyacc.com | +1 212 267 7722 x 3026 | 116 John St, NY NY 10038 |
> > +--------------------+------------------------+--------------------------+
> >
>