The Video type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  NameDescription
Public methodVideo
Creates a Video object with the given Prog ID

Methods

  NameDescription
Public methodAction
Invokes the specified device-specific action.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodStatic memberChoose
Brings up the ASCOM Chooser Dialog to choose a Video device
Public methodCommandBlind
Transmits an arbitrary string to the device and does not wait for a response. Optionally, protocol framing characters may be added to the string before transmission.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodCommandBool
Transmits an arbitrary string to the device and waits for a boolean response. Optionally, protocol framing characters may be added to the string before transmission.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodCommandString
Transmits an arbitrary string to the device and waits for a string response. Optionally, protocol framing characters may be added to the string before transmission.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodConfigureDeviceProperties
Displays a device properties configuration dialog that allows the configuration of specialized settings.
Public methodDispose
Releases the unmanaged late bound COM object
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodSetupDialog
Launches a configuration dialog box for the driver. The call will not return until the user clicks OK or cancel manually.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public methodStartRecordingVideoFile
Starts recording a new video file.
Public methodStopRecordingVideoFile
Stops the recording of a video file.

Properties

  NameDescription
Public propertyBitDepth
Reports the bit depth the camera can produce.
Public propertyCameraState
Returns the current camera operational state.
Public propertyCanConfigureDeviceProperties
Returns True if the driver supports custom device properties configuration via the ConfigureDeviceProperties()()()() method.
Public propertyConnected
Set True to connect to the device. Set False to disconnect from the device. You can also read the property to check whether it is connected.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyDescription
Returns a description of the device, such as manufacturer and modelnumber. Any ASCII characters may be used.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyDriverInfo
Descriptive and version information about this ASCOM driver.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyDriverVersion
A string containing only the major and minor version of the driver.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyExposureMax
The maximum supported exposure (integration time) in seconds.
Public propertyExposureMin
The minimum supported exposure (integration time) in seconds.
Public propertyFrameRate
The frame rate at which the camera is running.
Public propertyGain
Index into the Gains array for the selected camera gain.
Public propertyGainMax
Maximum value of Gain.
Public propertyGainMin
Minimum value of Gain.
Public propertyGains
Gains supported by the camera.
Public propertyGamma
Index into the Gammas array for the selected camera gamma.
Public propertyGammaMax
Maximum value of Gamma.
Public propertyGammaMin
Minimum value of Gamma.
Public propertyGammas
Gammas supported by the camera.
Public propertyHeight
Returns the height of the video frame in pixels.
Public propertyIntegrationRate
Index into the SupportedIntegrationRates array for the selected camera integration rate.
Public propertyInterfaceVersion
The interface version number that this device supports.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyLastVideoFrame
Returns an IVideoFrame with its ImageArray property populated.
Public propertyName
The short name of the driver, for display purposes
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertyPixelSizeX
Returns the width of the CCD chip pixels in microns.
Public propertyPixelSizeY
Returns the height of the CCD chip pixels in microns.
Public propertySensorName
Sensor name.
Public propertySensorType
Type of colour information returned by the the camera sensor.
Public propertySupportedActions
Returns the list of action names supported by this driver.
(Inherited from AscomDriver.)
Public propertySupportedIntegrationRates
Returns the list of integration rates supported by the video camera.
Public propertyVideoCaptureDeviceName
The name of the video capture device when such a device is used.
Public propertyVideoCodec
Returns the video codec used to record the video file.
Public propertyVideoFileFormat
Returns the file format of the recorded video file, e.g. AVI, MPEG, ADV etc.
Public propertyVideoFramesBufferSize
The size of the video frame buffer.
Public propertyWidth
Returns the width of the video frame in pixels.

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