dvconnect man page

dvconnect ā€” receive or transmit raw DV using the video1394 device

Synopsis

dvconnect [ options ] raw dv files or '-- -' for stdin/stdout

Description

dvconnect captures raw DV streams from or sends raw DV streams to the Linux IEEE 1394 video1394 device.

--version

show dvconnect version number.

-s, --send

send data instead of capturing.

-v, --verbose

show status information while receiving / sending.

-c, --channel=number

channel to send / receive on (range: 0 - 63, default = 63).

-k, --kbuffers=number

number of kernel video1394 frame buffers to use. default = 8.

--start-frame=count

start at count frame (defaults to 0).

-e, --end-frame=count

end at count frame (defaults to unlimited).

--cip-n-ntsc=number

cip n ntsc timing counter (default: 2436).

--cip-d-ntsc=number

cip d ntsc timing counter (default: 38400).

--syt-offset=number

syt offset (default: 10000 range: 10000-26000).

-b, --buffers=number

max number of file io thread buffers to use. default = 250.

-u, --underrun-data=filename

file with the frame to send in case of underruns.

-d, --device=filename

Specify the video1394 device (default /dev/video1394/0).

Help Options

-?, --help

Show help message.

--usage

Display brief usage message.

See Also

playdv(1),dubdv(1),encodedv(1).

Availability

See http://libdv.sourceforge.net/ for the latest version.

Authors

dvconnect was written by Peter Schlaile <udbz@rz.uni-karlsruhe.de>.

This manual page is based on dvconnect's help message and was written by Dan Dennedy <dan@dennedy.org>.

Referenced By

dubdv(1), encodedv(1), playdv(1).

January 2004