Archived from groups: rec.video.desktop (More info?
Donald Link wrote:
> On 21 Dec 2004 16:15:19 GMT, Jeroen Wijnands
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> >Does anyone have any experience with DV capturing on a laptop? I've
> >pcmcia firewire cards for as low as 20 euro. I'm wondering if I
> >expect some reasonable capturing with one of those in my laptop.
> >My laptop is an HP NC6000 with a PIV mobile in 1.6ghz and 512 mb
> I think the speed of your hard drive might be a limiting factor. CPU
> and ram is okay. I know Pinnacle checks your hard drive to make sure
> it is fast enough. Most of the drives less than 7200 rpm will fail
> and dropped frames are a sure bet. Then again it depends on what
> hardware and software you are going to hook up with.