[gst-devel] mpeg2 instead of DV
jimmac at ximian.com
Tue Dec 18 17:02:07 CET 2001
On St, 2001-12-19 at 01:45, Erik Walthinsen wrote:
> On 19 Dec 2001, Jakub Steiner wrote:
> > I've got a sony consumer camera that uses mpeg2 codec instead of DV. It
> > can be controlled fine with dvcont or gscanbus, but every tool expects
> > DV coming out of it for grabbing.
> Interesting... Have you mentioned this to Arne Schirmacher (author of
> dvgrab)? He'll want to know about it so he can possibly modify dvgrab to
> deal with mpeg streams as well as DV... Our dv1394src should me updated
Yes we already exchanged a few words. I just wanted to make sure
gstreamer developers know too ;)
> > http://jimmac.musichall.cz/stuff/sony-dcr-ip5.testraw
> This is definitely MPEG, a program stream. So you should be able to feed
> it to a demuxer and get the video and audio out separately. The sample
> starts at a rather random location, so `mpeg2dec -s` can't play it, but
> something can. Looking at it closer, it appears somewhat malformed, so
> I'll have to get my mpeg2 stuff out again and see what I can make of it.
This is so cool to hear. I can create bigger dumps if the sample is too
small. Thanks for spending time on this.
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