Re: videoplayback

Mark Coniglio (
Sat, 30 Jan 1999 23:59:10 -0500

>>DOes anyone have more detailed information about this card?
>Sure, I have used them.
>The Philips ISP3004 is a solid stae MPEG video player. The video can be
>encodes as MPEG 1 or 2 and downloaded via a PC to a PCMCIA card. Depending
>on the bit rate, you use approx. 35MB/Min, so a 520MB card will hold about
>15 minutes of video with synchronised audio.

I am curious: how does the output quality compare to Quicktime video on a
Mac or similar digital video. I assume that it is pretty much the same
quality, again assuming that you are using MPEG compression, but I'd like
to hear from someone who has seen the output.

The other big question, how much does it cost?

Mark Coniglio

Mark Coniglio, Artistic Co-Director |
Troika Ranch Dance Theater |