[SATLUG] Re: USB Video Capture

Jesse C jc78244 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 15:58:44 CDT 2009


On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 12:34 AM, Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org> wrote:
> Odds are very high that these are CMOS.  CCDs are too expensive to use in
> lower-end equipment.  I've noticed that Fry's often has a lot of cameras
> that are also available, and wherever possible I would definitely want wired
> models instead of wireless.
>
> But I haven't priced the ones at Fry's lately, and don't know how they'd
> compare to the ones from Harbor Freight.

Second the CMOS.  Sorry I said CCD before:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_pixel_sensor#Comparison_to_CCDs

-Jesse C


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