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DSB-V100
USB Video Capture Device
User's Manual
Rev.04 (April,2001)
M20010402
Print in Taiwan

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  • Page 1 DSB-V100 USB Video Capture Device User’s Manual Rev.04 (April,2001) M20010402 Print in Taiwan...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction……………………………………. System Requirement……………………….. USB Video Capture Device Diagram……… Hardware Installation……………………… Driver and Utility Installation……………... Set Video Capture Filter ,Video Pin & Video Crosssbar………………………………………. Set Video Crossbar……………………………. Snapshot……………………………………….. Uninstalling The USB Video Capture Device Specifications………………………………… Connection Diagram……………………… Installing Video Capture Application…………...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for the purchase of the USB Video Capture Device. Applying state of the art technology, the USB Video Capture Device attached through either RCA jack or S-Video to a camcorder, VCR, DVD allowing the user to perform basic features of a USB grabber and comes with a snapshot button to capture images for multimedia applications.
  • Page 6: Hardware Installation

    Hardware installation Plug in the USB adapter of the Video Capture D evice into the USB port on your PC or any USB hub attached to the PC. Note: The Add New Hardware Wizard will start automatically once the Video Capture Device has been plugged in. The LED indicator of the Video Capture Device will be active after the USB host controller detects the USB device properly.
  • Page 7 Select the “ Search for the best driver for your device ” and click on the Next button. Select the “Floppy disk driver” and insert the driver diskette that came with the USB Video Capture Device into the floppy drive. Then click on the Next button.
  • Page 8 Click on the Next button, then Windows will copy all required files from the driver diskette to the system. Click on the Finish button to complete the driver installation.
  • Page 9 Please be reminded to activate the USB Video Capture Device. You need to select “Device” from the menu bar and in the selection item choose “D-Link USB Video Capture Device” . Also to initiate preview you need to select “Options” from the menu bar and in the selection item choose “Preview”...
  • Page 10: Crosssbar

    Set Video Capture Filter, Video Pin & Crossbar The driver provides “Video Capture Filter” and “Video Capture Pin” and “Video Crossbar” options to adjust quality, format for display and video source. Set Video Capture Filter When you run the video application software, such as the USB Video Capture Device, select the “Options”...
  • Page 11 Under the “Video Decoder” tab it allows the options of NTSC_M PAL_B and SECAM_K for the Video Standard. Under the “Advanced” tab it allows the options of selecting the Video Standard and the Maximum Bandwidth of USB t r ansfer speed.
  • Page 12 Under the “Video Proc Amp” tab it allows adjustment for the value of the following parameters, Brightness, Contrast, Hue, and Saturation to obtain the best color for your specific function. Note: Keep in mind when changes are made, click the Apply button to refresh all the new details you have set and click OK return to the application.
  • Page 13 Set Video Capture Pin When you run the video application software, such as the USB Video Capture Device, select the “Options” menu then choose “Video Capture Pin” .
  • Page 14 The Properties dialog box appears and under the Stream Format tab adjustments are allowed for the Frame Rate, Color Space/Compression, and Output Size for the desired option. Frame Rate: Frame rate is available from 1 to 30. Color Space / Compression: Select the Color Space / Compression at RGB 555 (16 bit), RGB 24, YUY2, or I420.
  • Page 15: Set Video Crossbar

    Set Video Crossbar When you run the video application software, such as the USB Video Capture Device, select the “Options” menu then choose “Video Crossbar” .
  • Page 16 The Properties dialog box appears and under the Crossbar tab adjustments for video source is allowed and one can specify the video device which is connected to the USB Video Capture Device either the C-Video In(composite video) or S-Video In connector.
  • Page 17: Snapshot

    Snapshot Taking a still image from the USB Video Capture Device is as follows: The snapshot button on USB Video Capture Device is used to capture a still picture, this function must be supported by TWAIN driver. The TWAIN driver can be activated by the image editing software, like Windows Imaging.
  • Page 18: Uninstalling The Usb Video Capture Device

    To uninstall your USB Video Capture Device from the Start Menu / Settings / Control Panel / System / Device Manager. Under the Imaging Device select D-Link USB Video Capture Device and click on the “Remove” button. A new prompt will appear to confirm the above request. Click on...
  • Page 19 Now the USB Video Capture Device has been uninstalled. Note: To verify if all systems related to the USB Video Capture Device have been completely uninstalled, please check Drive C: under the Windows directory and under the sub-directory inf choose other .
  • Page 20: Specifications

    Specifications Input Signal Output Signal Performance Color Adjustment Snapshot Button Driver Operating Temperature 10? ~ 50? Storage Temperature Humidity NTSC,PAL or SECAM video signal USB interface 30 fps @ CIF (352x288) resolution Brightness, Contrast, Hue, Saturation Win 98/Me, Windows 2000 0? ~ 65? 10% ~ 90% non-condensing...
  • Page 21: Connection Diagram

    Your computer Sound Card USB Ports U S B RCA jacks to sound card Figure 1: Computer, DSB -V00 and VCR Computer, D-Link DSB-V100 and VCR S-Video USB Connector Connection using S-Video S-Video Connection using RCA composite video S-Video connector, not...
  • Page 22: Installing Video Capture Application

    Open VideoStudio and click on the G icon, shown in Figure 2, to set the global preferences. Make sure the Global preferences are set correctly for the source you are using. Select D-Link DSB-V00, shown in Figure 3. Figure 2: Global Commands...
  • Page 23 Global commands displays a list of preferences. Use the same procedure to change Global preferences. If a device is not working, check the Global settings and verify they are compatible with the device being used. Figure 3: Global settings You are now ready to begin creating your own movies. Click on Start, shown in Figure 4 and follow the on screen instructions to begin capturing audio and video.
  • Page 24 Figure 4: Start Clicking on start brings up the “Starting your first video project” window, shown in Figure 5. The other options along the top of the screen become available after you have made a video capture. Start the device you are recording from and begin the Note: capture.
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    Figure 5: Starting your first video project Troubleshooting Start Ulead VideoStudio and verify that you can watch the video on your computer. Make sure the settings are correct. Incorrect settings will prevent you from seeing any video. Verify that all cables are plugged in and connected properly. Verify that the sound card is configured properly.

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