[ubuntu-uk] Webcam poll - help required (please)

Kris Douglas webbox.uk at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 22:53:55 BST 2008

On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 10:09 PM, Ian Pascoe
<softy.lofty.ilp at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Gents
> As I'm a nosey so and so I've had a look at both Alan's and your videos
> Matt.
> My only comment is they all seem to be very very quiet - strangely Matt the
> in built mic gives a better clarity volume than the headphone appears to do.
> Come on folks, let's have a few more contenders for the UK Ubuntu You've
> been framed award!
> Ian
> PS  I'm excluded from this game as I don't have the web cam - phew!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
> [mailto:ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com]On Behalf Of Matt Daubney
> Sent: 04 June 2008 17:19
> To: British Ubuntu Talk
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Webcam poll - help required (please)
> This looks like a fun game. Here's my attempt, 2 vids linked, one using
> my logitech headset, the other using the cams internal mic.
> The camera is a logitech QuickCam Connect:
> Bus 002 Device 002: ID 046d:08d9 Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Connect
> It's using the gspca driver which I installed manually on my lovely
> inspiron 6400. The only things I had to tweak was the fact that VLC
> didn't seem to like me using ~ so had to type out the full path, and to
> use the internal mic on the camera I changed the input source to
> /dev/dsp1
> Ok, video with the headset (my normal setup):
> http://daubers.homelinux.net/~matt/camtest/with_mic.mpg
> and video with internal mic:
> http://daubers.homelinux.net/~matt/camtest/internal_mic.mpg
> Is that of any use Mr Pope sir?
I'll get mine setup at some point ;)

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