working direct mplayer on cx88 analog video (was: Re: cx88 panic, and a (hacky) way to grab composite/svideo in when it's not panicing :) (and vlc...) (Juergen Lock))

Jason Harmening jason.harmening at
Thu May 28 17:21:03 UTC 2009

>  Anyway, with the help of the nice people on #mplayer (thanx! :) I now
> have a working mplayer commandline:
>        mplayer -demuxer rawvideo -rawvideo w=768:h=576:format=422p:size=884736 -vf swapuv,scale=-1:-1 vpipe
> (vpipe still being the named pipe fed by something like
>        cx88 -d /dev/cx88video0 -u file://${PWD}/vpipe -x cx88.xml -c ...
> )

You should add this to the wiki--it seems like a solid improvement
over the way I've been telling people to do analog capture:)

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