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dvconnect - receive or transmit raw DV using the video1394 device
dvconnect [ options ] raw dv files or '-- -' for stdin/stdout
dvconnect captures raw DV streams from or sends raw DV streams to the Linux IEEE 1394 video1394 device. --version show dvconnect version number. -s, --send send data instead of capturing. -v, --verbose show status information while receiving / sending. -c, --channel=number channel to send / receive on (range: 0 - 63, default = 63). -k, --kbuffers=number number of kernel video1394 frame buffers to use. default = 8. --start-frame=count start at count frame (defaults to 0). -e, --end-frame=count end at count frame (defaults to unlimited). --cip-n-ntsc=number cip n ntsc timing counter (default: 2436). --cip-d-ntsc=number cip d ntsc timing counter (default: 38400). --syt-offset=number syt offset (default: 10000 range: 10000-26000). -b, --buffers=number max number of file io thread buffers to use. default = 250. -u, --underrun-data=filename file with the frame to send in case of underruns. -d, --device=filename Specify the video1394 device (default /dev/video1394/0). Help Options -?, --help Show help message. --usage Display brief usage message.
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dvconnect was written by Peter Schlaile <>. This manual page is based on dvconnect's help message and was written by Dan Dennedy <>. January 2004 ENCODE(1)