PiCapture Qs about PiCapture HD1 Reply To: Qs about PiCapture HD1

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oralbertr
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Just want to provide a quick update… I was not able to find a way to force Panasonic camcorder to output 720p on HDMI port (even if recording is set to 720p, camcorder was still outputting video in 480p on HDMI) , so I had to switch to Sony camcorder. Sony has a menu option to force HDMI output to 720p and it works fine with PiCapture.
One thing I’ve noticed is that somehow PiCapture prefer composite input over HDMI and it doesn’t detect 720p HDMI signal from Sony camcorder unless I set source explicitly from “auto” to “hdmi”, i.e.:

pi@pi:~ $ pivideo -q all -v
PiVideo Version 1.12
Port used for video processor is: i2c1
PiCapture HD1 is ready
No active video detected
Selected video source is: auto
Active video source is: component
Raspberry Pi camera port is not active
Frame skip is Off
Video processor firmware version: 05-85C103
Video processor hardware id: 18A4660010429880
pi@pi:~ $ pivideo –source hdmi
pi@pi:~ $ pivideo -q all -v
PiVideo Version 1.12
Port used for video processor is: i2c1
PiCapture HD1 is ready
Active video: Mode 5
Selected video source is: hdmi
Active video source is: hdmi
Raspberry Pi camera port is not active
Frame skip is Off
Video processor firmware version: 05-85C103
Video processor hardware id: 18A4660010429880
pi@pi:~ $

It’s really not a big deal, since it can be automated.
I still observing an issue when Raspberry Pi 3 doesn’t power off with PiCapture card installed. Does anyone else experience this issue?

-albertr

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