dov4l(1) set parameters on a video4linux device


dov4l [options]

options: [-d device] [-f frequency] [-t tuner] [-i inputchannel] [-m mode]


The program dov4l lets you set parameters on a video4linux-device.


Query capabilities and settings of your video4linux device.
-d device
Select device. Default is /dev/video0
-f frequency
Set frequency (in Hz!).
-t tuner
Select tuner. Most of the time the default (0) suffices.
-i inputchannel
Select inputchannel. TV cards, for example, sometimes have a tuner and a composite video input-channel. With this parameter you can select one. To get a list of input channels, run dov4l with the -q parameter.
-m mode
Select a mode. Mode can be: PAL, NTSC, SECAM or AUTO.
-b brightness
Set brightness.
-u hue
Set hue.
-c color
Set color.
-n contrast
Set contrast.
-w whiteness
Set whiteness.
-p palette
Set palette.
-s width,height
Set the width/height of the image, separated with a ','. Warning: no spaces around the ','!


This page describes dov4l as found in the dov4l-0.5 package; other versions may differ slightly. Mail corrections, bugs and additions to [email protected]