Re: Is Quickcam still a good deal?
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Russell Nelson writes:
> Stew Benedict writes:
> > I've recently aquired a Panasonic Eggcam. Comes with a Miro PCTV card,
> > which I'm hoping to get working under Linux soon.
> This is NOT to dissuade you from doing that, but the problem I see
> with any video digitizer attached to a CCD camera is that you've got
> light ccd NTSC video
> multiple analog->digital conversions. Every time you do that you lose
> information and introduce distortion.
Then again, almost any camera/digitizer combination produces images with
a quality that is quite superior to the QuickCam
(both resolution and frame rate)...