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video acquisition with CMOS

Hi everyone,

I am making a program in labview to record a video for certain time (let is say 1h). When I run my program (attached below) I just get one image instead of a 1h video. I do not why, any ideas?

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Re: video acquisition with CMOS

Your VI works fine for me.  When you run your VI, do you see the AVI file on disk getting larger over time? 

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 Oh that is surprising, when I run it I just get an image. I will try in another computer then.

So the file does not get bigger with time, it just has the size of a single image more or less. It does not increase with time.

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Is your camera actually acquiring multiple images?  Wire the buffer number output of the Grab subVI to an indicator and make sure that number changes over time. 

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Hi, sorry for my late response but I do not have access to labview during weekends.

I created an indicator as you said and it changes over time but still I have the same problem. I obtain just one image instead of a video.

The camera when it is used with apropriate software acquires video.

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Sorry, I figured out what happened. I had the block diagram opened with the bulb on. That slows down the program so it did not acquire the video properly I think. Thank you for your help.

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Hello again, 

I still have problems with this program. As I said, now it records a video but every second there is like a lag on it (the video stops for a bit every second). Besides, intuitively I can see that I do not capture all the frames.

I tried a producer/consumer program but I do not know how to make it work with a video acquisition (I have never used this type of structures before).

Do you know how can I solve this?

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