Re: [Nolug] Video capture from VCR to DV using a firewire or USB2 device

From: Ron Johnson <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 02:35:45 -0500
Message-Id: <1090568145.24208.2.camel@haggis.homelan>

On Thu, 2004-07-22 at 19:35 -0500, Alex McKenzie wrote:
> Petri Laihonen wrote:
> > NOTE!
> > USB2 is NOT suitable for video editing.
> Why, is this because of latency/bnadwidth priority? BC it should have
> sufficient bandwidth.

I think it is because USB is asynchronous, whereas firewire has
an isochronous mode.

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