[mythtv-users] Xbox Front end and HDTV
Jarod C. Wilson
jcw at wilsonet.com
Mon Apr 19 20:11:56 EDT 2004
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On Monday 19 April 2004 13:40, Vincent K. Britton wrote:
> It is my understanding that with some tweaking you can run MythTV on an
> Xbox with the HD AV Pack in 480p.
I'll assume that is the case, though I don't really know.
> In this setup please answer these questions for me:
> 1) If I have a pchdtv capture card in my Back End server and
> capture HDTV signals, will it recordings and Live TV display in HD on my
> Television connected to my xbox hd av pack?
I think it'll display. Just really, really, really, really, really badly. The
XBox has a 733MHz processor. The recommendation for optimal HD playback with
MythTV is a 3.0GHz HT P4.
> 2) Does PIP still work?
No clue. I don't know why it wouldn't though. It should just be a modeline
difference to get the 480p setup working, which shouldn't impact PIP.
> I also have some General HDTV Questions:
> 1) If you record a show in HD does it have to be viewed on an
> HDTV? Or if you view it on another television with S-Video does MythTV
> automatically adjust the picture and audio or something?
Dunno, never tried, but its just another video file being output to a display,
so I don't know why not (I can watch HD stuff on a monitor just fine). You
may have some cpu load issues doing the scaling, I'm not sure.
> 2) Likewise if you have a HDTV does the content you watch have to
> be HD or will Video captured on a PVR-250 Display as well?
Video captured from a PVR-250 also displays just fine. I do that all the
> These are most likely the dumbest questions so far this year, maybe even
> the decade. But this all seems just to good to be true and I just would
> like confirmation!
Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com
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