Re: Choice of quickcam

On Fri, 20 Jun 1997, Steven "Tiger" Lang wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Jun 1997, Alex Belits wrote:
> >   Uncompressed modes work with color camera, and compressed one can be
> > turned on, but there is no way to process the data received in compressed
> > mode -- no uncompression library.
> Has anyone figured out how the Windows drivers does thousands colors, 256
> colors, and B/W uncompressed?  They are definately doing something to the
> camera, as there is a brief pause when you select one of said video
> modes..

  B&W and 256-colors modes of color camera don't exist, they are
software-emulated, and camera's hardware is definitely incapable of
generating 256-color images.