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dvconnect: receive or transmit raw DV using the video1394 device


dvconnect - receive or transmit raw DV using the video1394 device


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


dvconnect captures raw DV streams from or sends raw DV streams to the Linux IEEE 1394 video1394 device.
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 at count frame (defaults to 0).
-e, --end-frame=count
end at count frame (defaults to unlimited).
cip n ntsc timing counter (default: 2436).
cip d ntsc timing counter (default: 38400).
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.
Display brief usage message.


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


dvconnect was written by Peter Schlaile <udbz [at] rz.uni-karlsruhe.de>.

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