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trampintransit  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:55:00 AM(UTC)
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I understand that the Canon webcam utility doesn't seem to allow a camera to connect to VMix..unless someone has found a solution?

BUT...why does the Vmix input dialogue box give such a massive range of resolution choices...only to throw back the message

'AddNewInput.The following are supported:

1024x576 NTSC 30p RGB

The data specified for the media type is invalid, inconsistent, or not supported by this object.'

?

can it only take 576 30p ? The camera is set to a resolution that's in the list? So why no hook up?
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#2 Posted : Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:43:15 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: admin Go to Quoted Post
Hi All,

We did some testing with the 80D today.
Unfortunately the Canon EOS Webcam Utility has two significant limitations.

1. It only supports a maximum of 1024x576 (basically Standard Definition) and a fluctuating frame rate of around 24/25fps max.
This is likely due to using USB 2.0 and the limited camera preview circuitry on the camera. Therefore we do not expect this to be able to be increased.

2. The driver appears to "accept" any format given to it but will not show video for all of them except one.
This causes problems with vMix as it needs correct responses from the driver about formats it rejects in order to work properly.
The good news is Canon can easily fix this to get it supported in apps like vMix in a future update.

We can work around the limitations of 2 and work on a custom plugin for it if there is a lot of interest, but the limited resolution
and frame rate does limit the potential somewhat so would be interested in hearing your thoughts?

In summary, a cheap USB 3.0 Capture device would give a much better experience.

Regards,

Martin
vMix
trampintransit  
#3 Posted : Wednesday, February 3, 2021 9:21:07 PM(UTC)
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Hmmmm...I'm using a M6ii which is USB-C out....would have thought they'd have cracked this by now. I've given up and ordered a capture card.

But you've established that it outputs a fluctuating frame rate!!! That's pretty poor isn't it.
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