Record Video with EasyCap (on Linux)

use ubuntu 11.10 or newer as this is the first ubuntu version that has the easyCap drivers fully working with full alsa support

mencoder

 mencoder tv:// -tv driver=v4l2:norm=PAL:width=720:height=576:outfmt=uyvy:device=/dev/video0:input=0:fps=25:buffersize=16:alsa:amode=1:forcechan=2:audiorate=48000:adevice=plughw.EasyALSA0:forceaudio:immediatemode=0 -msglevel all=9 -ovc lavc -ffourcc DX50 -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:mbd=2:turbo:vbitrate=1300:keyint=15 -vf pp=lb,scale=640:480 -oac mp3lame -endpos 00:00:30 -o /home/psuter/Desktop/tvcap_2012-01-01_14:36-21.avi | tee ./testvideo0.log | zenity --progress --pulsate --auto-close --auto-kill --text="Processing Video - length: 00:00:30 H:M:S"

VLC

vlc -vvv v4l2:///dev/video0:input=0:width=720:height=576:fps=50 :input-slave=alsa://plughw:EasyALSA0 :file-caching=100