[mythtv-users] size of stored recordings.
christianh at pdd.edmi.com.au
Sun Jan 4 03:07:08 EST 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: "stan" <stanb at panix.com>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 4:23 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] size of stored recordings.
> On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 10:09:19PM -0800, Darrick Hartman wrote:
> > --- stan <stanb at panix.com> wrote:
> > > I just recorded my first show, Turns out a 1 hour
> > > show take up about 5.4H!
> > >
> > > That seems a bit high, compared to what I was
> > > getting on my Tivo. Can I do
> > > anything to reduce the size of these?
> > Check your recording profiles. You can reduce the
> > resolution (480x480 works well) as well as adjust the
> > audio and video bit rates. You should be able to trim
> > that down to around 2.2G/hr I'm not familiar with a
> > H-byte though ;)
> Thanks, where do I access these settings?
Judging by the size you have given, I would guess you are using RTJPEG for
encoding. If you have the CPU, MPEG4 is about 20% of the size in my
experience without moving away from the default parameters. It _is_ very
dependent on your codec parameters though.
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