Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 11:11:49

Author: Jerry DiMarco

Subject: Re: High Speed Video advice


Another solution is to use a still camera with a strobe. A strobe
does a good job of freezing motion. I don't know if this is adaptable to
your situation, but it works for many typical motion analysis setups...


At 2/14/2011 09:43 AM, you wrote:
>Hey everyone,
>I am planning on taping some physics experiments to analyze in Logger
>Pro. Ive been using my webcam that saves videos in .wmv format, then I
>convert them to .mov format for logger pro using AVS Video Converter
>7.1. The frame rate seems to be 15 fps.
>Even with an airtrack moving at normalspeeds, I get blur. Ive seen some
>videos posted out there for physics analysis, and they have blur. Thats
>just not cool.
>I know someone out there knows how to video and process without getting
>blur. Advice is greatly appreciated! I take it I will need a faster
>camera (which one?) and maybe some different software to convert to .mov?
>Before I buy AVS Video Converter 7.1 (I am using the free version right
>now), is there any other program one would recommend? (windows please) Cheap.
>Thanks in advance folks,
>Brian Holton
>Passaic County Community College, NJ


Jerry DiMarco
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Montana State Univ., Physics Dept.
Bozeman, MT

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From Mon Feb 14 13:24:51 2011