webcam help

Jun 1, 2010 at 4:53pm

webcam help

Hi all just a quick question… I want to use a simple usb webcam to capture video for my patcher, but my laptop has a built in webcam and the patcher always uses the built in camera not the external webcam. How can I get around this? this is the start of the patcher

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#50674
Jun 1, 2010 at 5:37pm

have a look at the helpfile. in particular you might be interested in the messages [input $1] and [vdevice $1].

#181790
Jun 2, 2010 at 9:28am

Try this:

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#181791
Jun 3, 2010 at 7:35pm

also try this for window

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  1. test2.maxpat
#181792
Jun 6, 2010 at 12:19pm

Thanks for your help guys

#181793

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