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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby The Midi Thief » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:45 am

Sorry, can you draw a diagram of that? How would the eSata port help you? Which intensity model has an eSata port?
There is at the moment only one capture card that has daisy chaining and that is the AJA io XT. I would return the BM Intensity and cough up the extra $ for the the AJA device.
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby piratessbri » Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:01 pm

The AJA IO XT is a beautiful device. Has it been tested with Modul8? Also the only reservation I have with the Aja is that it doesn't have a component input, only HDMI and SDI.

The only other thought I had was to get an imac since it has two thunderbolt ports and the display is already built in.
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby hubert006 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:42 pm

What about capture video from ipad, MXO2 LE or AJA handle this? Live to M8.
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby The Midi Thief » Tue May 01, 2012 8:58 am

hubert006 wrote:What about capture video from ipad, MXO2 LE or AJA handle this? Live to M8.


I haven't tried this but it should work in theory.

It's a little bit depending on what iPad you have. Disregarding what version you have, you can always use the analog Composite output from the mini jack. The MX02 LE has composite input but the AJA io XT hasn't (but probably other bigger models has). Or if you have an ipad 2 or later you can use the HDMI adapter. You might run into trouble with the HDCP protection if you're going the HDMI way depending on what you are trying to do. I know the AJA io XT doesn't support HDCP. If I'm not wrong this only applies if you are trying to run copy protected material over HDMI.
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby VjKg » Thu May 10, 2012 1:03 am

Keep in mind not all apps can display via the Composite output from the iPad.
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby VJFranzK » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:36 pm

So it looks like the original posting HAS been updated with the new options?

( It's a shame they don't seem to make ANY? Firewire video cameras now. )
My experience - I used to use a FW DV cam for video in - it worked much better than what I have now -

A StarTech USB capture dongle and Video Glide - works intermittently, often with strange
scan / interlacing? lines, ( which I use as a "high tech glitch" element, make it look intentional! )
NOT recommended. I'll probably buy a newer device when I can. - Suggestions?

( Also looking for a quality "scan converter" because I still use a V4 on some gigs. )

I was VERY disappointed to discover that my iPad 1 does NOT offer video out on most applications,
in spite of the fact that it has been shown the device IS capable of full video mirroring, if J.Broken!
Which is something I won't do. They should correct this with a legitimate firmware update.

I will probably get an iPad 3 soon anyway? So it's less important now.
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby vanakaru » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:33 am

I have Matrox MXO2 mini that works great for s-video capture. VERY little latency pretty decent for lip-sync. With quality security camera you get excellent image.
This could be used for capturing VGA/DVI(another computer) and DSLR with clean HDMI live out.
Blackmagic Intensity is somewhat cheaper and reported to work real good too.
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby Gorpo » Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:39 am

I use this and work properly with OSX:
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/usb-2-0-vi ... 9?item=743
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby lotech » Tue Jul 03, 2012 3:56 am

Gorpo wrote:I use this and work properly with OSX:
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/usb-2-0-vi ... 9?item=743


Thanks - Can you post the drivers somewhere? It looks like a DC60+ unit in a different case - your drivers may work on other boxes without needing to buy Videoglide.
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby vjmosig » Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:05 pm

Hey guys,

Yesterday i finally managed to test a Capture Card i got, its Blackmagic UltraStudio Express (SDI and HDMI capture and playback for Thunderbolt™ technology.). I was running on 1080i 50Frames with an SDI connection. It performed perfectly, with an unrecognizable latency (not to say No Latency).

You can find the product details on their website:

http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/ultrastudio/ (it's the Silver unit, and not the black small recorders)

I used this Capture Card on a MacBook Pro Retina Display (top of its line model).

I'm still interested to test and see if i can use the "Out" ports to project from the Blackmagic box which is connected to my Thunderbolt port, without using another Thunderbolt Port for the Picture/video out from my Laptop. Will share my finding as well.

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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby marty2x » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:28 pm

@vjmosig so how did it go?
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Postby initialvj » Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:48 am

renaud wrote:DFG 1394 from imaging source

http://www.theimagingsource.com/fr_FR/p ... dfg13941e/

Firewire converter ... tested with MacbookPro and MacPro


I don't find some firewire converter with your link, just usb. Have you really tested ?
Can you feedback framerate with 720x576 PAL please ?
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby renaud » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:28 pm

I don't find some firewire converter with your link, just usb.

The DFG1394 is no longer produced and it needs a driver that is no longer sold.
I wrote that comment 4 years ago, and I've used this converter since 2006.
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby Jaquinde » Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:42 pm

Canopus (GRASSVALLEY) Twinpact 100 Works like a charm through firewire. It should be added to the list.
Also got this one working once: ADVC-HD50

Do the Ethernet fram grabbers from Epiphan work?
http://www.epiphan.com/products/frame-g ... 2ethernet/
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Re: Modul8 v2.5.8+ Video Capture Compatibilty List

Postby Jaquinde » Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:23 am

Also TESTED

Used the following SIMULTANEOUSLY, which means 2 sources.
Accomplished on a MacbookPro Retina with 2 thunderbolt ports

1x Intensity Shuttle for Thunderbolt
1x UltraStudio Mini Recorder

Both were detected by the Blackmagic preference pane AFTER I installed what appeared to be the same software for both. Seems that, even though Blackmagic names their software packages the same thing, there are still different versions to install for each Blackmagic item you try to hook up. To find the drivers for said devices, simply go to http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/support/ then select your OS and device and download the software.

Now going to test UltraStudio 3D with UltraStudio Mini Recorder to see if I can get 3 sources.
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