[FFmpeg-user] Help, cannot connect to my webcam (message : Could not RenderStream to connect pins, I/O error)
ckim at etri.re.kr
Mon May 9 16:57:06 CEST 2016
trying to use ffmpeg to capture screen, I connected my old un-used web cam (Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000 to my windows 7 notebook.
according to the directions on the web, in the ffmpeg prompt, I entered
> ffmpeg -list_devices true -f dshow -i dummy
to see the web cam is recognized by ffmpeg. (It read "Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000")
So I endtered to record the screen,
> ffmpeg -f dshow -i video="Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000" test.mp4
but it gave me error below :
[dshow @ 000000000046a9a0] Could not RenderStream to connect pins
video=Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000: I/O error
I looked it up on the web and tried reconnecting the web cam, and installing K-Lite codec pack for no avail.
What could be the problem? Any suggestion will be deeply appreciated.
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