Pal Video Camera

sauvain@orstom.fr
Tue, 18 Jun 1996 14:51:24 +0200


Dear colleagues,
I am from France and I would like to know if it's posible to use PAL
videocamera and not a NTSC videocamera with the CU-SeeMe 0.83b3 (PPC). I
have tried to use the CU-SeeMe program with an Macintosh Power PC 7500/100
under 7.5.3 system and a PAL video camera Canon UC1Hi8 . The connection
between the videocamera and the computer is through S-video cable. When the
program is load, I see a video window on the top left of the screen, but I
received a black screen and not my face. When I connect with myself, the
reception is also a black screen. For the instructions, I have used the
following document : README.0.83.basic.9-8-95.txt
In my computer, I have an AV preinstalled card (vdig built into system) and
I can see me with my videocamera using the video-programm from Apple.
Anyway, I have to do connections with Universities from South America with
NTSC material. Heterogeneous video camera is it a problem ?
An other problem, I can't put my monitor under 16 grey level, the minimum
is 256 grey level, is it a real problem ?
Thank you for help.
Best regards.

Dr Michel Sauvain
Antenne ORSTOM
Faculte de Pharmacie
Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie
51 rue Cognac Jay
51096 Reims cedex France
Tel : (33) 26 05 38 86
Fax : (33) 26 05 35 96
Email : sauvain@orstom.rio.net

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