Manufacturer: Mustek Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 6.3 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 06 May 2003
The 4.0M MPEG4 DV Video Capture is a multifunction digital camera that can be used as a still camera, music player, digital camcorder, voice recorder, card reader and PC Web camera among others. The role of the device driver is to make all of these functionalities available when the hardware is connected to a host computer system. Using the Universal Serial Bus, the connection is covered by the Plug and Play functionality of the operating system. In most instances the computer user will be prompted to install the correct device driver to allow usage of the hardware. By installing the correct hardware driver, the computer user has the flexibility of selecting what mode the 4.0M MPEG4 DV Video Capture will function in the host computer system. If used as a music player, the device driver can support the use of the default codecs in the host machine to allow playback functionality using its default audio device.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
When used as a PC Web camera the 4.0M MPEG4 DV Video Capture requires the appropriate device driver so that it can stream audio and video feeds over the Internet. The device driver will allow efficient communication between the hardware and other Web streaming or Instant Messaging applications that can benefit from the Web camera feature. The connection of the 4.0M MPEG4 DV Video Capture to host computer system allows the direct transfer of captured images and videos to the hard drive of the computer. This transfer mechanism is made possible by the installation of the device driver which provides the communication layer that is required to decode the type of files stored in the device. The same holds true for the voice recorder function of the hardware. A user can record on the device and transfer the file to the computer for post processing. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 4.0M MPEG4 DV Video Capture errors before installing any driver updates.