Re:COLOUR QUICKCAM

Bill Woodland (wcw@bga.com)
Fri, 16 Aug 1996 00:30:23 -0500


>Date: Wed, 14 Aug 1996 17:34:32 +-800
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>Subject: COLOUR QUICKCAM
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>Hi everyone,
>I've got a colour quickcam a couple of days ago and I'm experiencing some
problem using it with the cu-seeme s/w
>
>Problem:
>I'm able to view my local video window if I use the QuickMovie s/w but when
I activate the Cu-SeeMe s/w, I just got a plain white window w/o any picture.
>Is it that the colour version doesn't support the Cu-SeeMe s/w or what ?
>
>Could anyone out there assist me in this problem.
>
>Thank you
>
>Desmond
>
>
>

Hopefully you're using the White Pine version of CU, because the Cornell
version doesn't support color at all. Here is some color quickcam info from
White Pine:

>Date: Thu, 06 Jun 1996 17:31:38 -0400
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>From: "David O. Bundy" <dbundy@wpine.com>
>To: <CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu>
>Subject: To get Enhanced CU-SeeMe working with QuickCam
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>We have gotten many users calling about the Color QuickCam crashing when
>starting Enhanced CU-SeeMe. The Problem comes when you have CU-SeeMe already
>installed and then added the QuickCam, the quickcam does not get to happy
>about setting it into 24 bit capture mode before detecting what modes it
>does support from a raw new install of CU-SeeMe. So if you had CU-SeeMe
>configured before or used with another capture card you need to make sure
>it does not try to set it into this mode. Below is a workarround from
>support.
>
>The workaround is this:
>
>edit the cuseeme.ini file
>find the [capture settings] section
>change the line CaptureDepth= from 24 to 16
>save and exit
>startup Enhanced CU-SeeMe (user gets an all-white local video window)
>go to preferences - change codec to color.
>
>The user should be all set after that.
>
>
>Good Luck
>
>Dave B.
>David O. Bundy
>VP Engineering
>White Pine Software
>40 Simon St.
>Nashua NH, 03060
>===============
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>
>
>

Bill Woodland (wcw@bga.com)
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