frame grabber hardware

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Tue Jul 1 01:01:19 CEST 2008

On Jun 30, 8:07 pm, rubbishem... at wrote:
> On Jun 29, 11:36 pm, Tim Roberts <t... at> wrote:> rubbishem... at wrote:
> > >can anybody recommend a simple USB or PCI framegrabber with video
> > >input that runs under xp and has a python driver available? I just
> > >want to get the image into a file, no special requirements.
> > There are a vast range of inexpensive web cams that will do this job.
> > Logitech makes a bunch.  Most of the cheap imported still cameras can also
> > do it.  The Disney still cams at Target (made by Digital Blue) would work.
> > Are you looking for something more industrial?
> I already bought a microscope with a ccd camera (no digital output,
> only video signal), so far the image is displayed on a screen.
> I want to acquire the images by a python  software, which is running
> the experiment.
> For this reason I need a framegrabber, but I want to buy one that I
> can easyly integrate, i.e. call from python.
> Daniel

Do you mean something like this?

Easy Cap Audio-Video Capturing Adapter

I have no idea whether it would be suitable, but it's a start! :-)

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