(Topic ID: 23009)

Capturing Video from Color DMD?


By Crash

7 years ago



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    #1 7 years ago

    Like always, whenever something new comes out I like to brainstorm about how it could be used. Since Color DMDs are actually LCD screens that likely use common VGA connections to display video, it should in theory be possible to reconnect the VGA cable to one of these...

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    and send the resulting composite signal (yellow) to one of these...

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    for capturing directly on your PC. If this works people could capture an exact image and display it on a gameplay video for example without having to fiddle around with cameras. Anyone willing to try?

    #2 7 years ago

    Hmm... it appears it uses the original connector, but might be VGA or DVI on the monitor end.

    http://www.colordmd.com/FAQ.html

    A guy I know got one for MM. I'll have to take a look.

    #3 7 years ago

    I have a feeling the VGA input is soldered directly to the display to save space.

    #4 7 years ago

    Find anything?

    #5 7 years ago

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