Article ID : 00027954 / Last Modified : 02/17/2016

What is the difference between video output when using the i.LINK port versus USB streaming?

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Both the i.LINK® connection and USB streaming are used to capture video on a computer. However, the i.LINK connection has a higher bandwidth and lower compression rate making the image quality better. The difference between video output when using the i.LINK connection and USB streaming are as follows:

Connection Type Aspect Ratio Frames per Second (FPS)
iLINK 720 x 480 pixels 29.97
USB streaming 352 x 240 pixels 29.97

NOTE: The specifications above comply with the NTSC format.