Johann Savalle

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Webcam Config - Logitech on Ubuntu - Change frequency to 50Hz

December 18, 2019


v4l-utils is a series tools on Linux to manage your media devices (webcam, IR devices, etc.)

We are gonna need v4l2-ctl

Install it first :

sudo apt-get install v4l-utils

#List devices
v4l2-ctl --list-devices

#Check your device
v4l2-ctl -d /dev/video2 --list-ctrls

#Modifiy frequency
# power_line_frequency=1 50Hz
# power_line_frequency=2 60Hz
v4l2-ctl -d /dev/video2 --set-ctrl=power_line_frequency=1
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