Re: Video Boards (fwd)

Len Bayles (len@burgoyne.com)
Sun, 20 Aug 1995 17:22:24 -0600 (MDT)


Hi:

I also use a Cpativator. I have a 486 - 80 with 8 meg of
ram and I seem to have none of the delays you speek of. My mouse
is very responsive. I think that I would check your setup..

len

> >
> >> Hey all,
> >>
> >> What is the cheapest video board I can get that will work with cusm?
> >> Any suggestions/thoughts appreciated.
> >>
>
> The Captivator board is *the* cheapest video capture board for the PC- for
> the moment anyway. Unfortunately it's the cheapest in every sense of the
> word. When this board is active, my PC (a P75) slows to a crawl. The
> keyboard and mouse go unresponsive for several seconds at a time. This is
> actually a whole lot worse than it sounds, believe me. I have used other
> boards that do not have this problem, so I must assume it is one of the
> reasons it is priced so cheap. Unless you are on a very tight budget, you'd
> be much better off going with some other capture board, or waiting a few
> more weeks for the QuickCam to be released.
>
>
> -Pete
>
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> Pete Clements Linux and Amiga enthusiast
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