[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-commits] mythtv commits
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Mon Nov 15 03:37:50 UTC 2004
On Sunday 14 November 2004 21:04, David R Bosso wrote:
> --On Sunday, November 14, 2004 8:14 PM -0500 "J. Donavan Stanley"
> <jdonavan at jdonavan.net> wrote:
> > While I certainly can change the speeds by editing code, the user base
> > can't. The reaction of the users will probably be much like that of my
> > wife when I failed to note that speeds < 5x were missing before rolling
> > out an update to our main box, and it wasn't pretty.
> Does she miss the fractional speeds, or just the 1x-4x range?
> I just did some timing on my production system with the old code. This is
> using a PVR-350 for output.
> Indicated Actual (approximate)
> 1x 1x
> 1.5x 1.7x
> 2x 3.3x
> 3x 5x
> 8x 10x
> 10x 12x
> 16x 26x
> I've never used the fractional speeds, and don't find <3x (actual) useful
> at all. 5x seems to be where it feels like ff/rw, and I find myself using
> 10x or 12x to skip ahead for most things.
> What do other people use?
1x & 1.5x useless
3x good for slow scanning
8x good for skipping through unflagged commercials
anything over 8x is too fast for me to be able to react; if I need to move
that far in the recording I just use the jump keys.
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