[mythtv-users] mythtvburndvd script feature request

James Armstrong james at thearmstrongs.org
Mon Sep 13 16:02:39 EDT 2004


Nowhere wrote:

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
>>bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of James Armstrong
>>Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 9:33 AM
>>To: Discussion about mythtv
>>Subject: [mythtv-users] mythtvburndvd script feature request
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>>I love the mythtvburndvd script / web interface. I have one request /
>>question. Is there any easy way to have an option that would take the
>>total of the selected nuv files and figure out how much to compress /
>>change bitrate on them to get them all to fit on a dvd? I am trying to
>>find an easy way to archive shows on a DVD that can be viewed via a
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>>player. This script is great but I can only get about three hour shows
>>or one two hour show on one DVD. I don't know if anyone has seen
>>dvdxcopy for windows but it will read a dvd and figure out how much to
>>recompress the video to fit it on a single sided dvd to burn. This
>>feature would be greatly appreciated if it could be added to the
>>existing mythburndvd web script.
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>>- James
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>What is your capture rate in myth? I don't have HDTV and as such capture
>at 2200. If I mpeg2 cut the commercials and send the files to my XP box
>for Adobe Encore mastering, I can easily get 10-12 Scooby Doos on a disk
>with no change of bitrates needed (already low).
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>I'm no expert but I would suspect you could lower your capture rate to
>achieve the same thing...
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>Just a guess,
>Eric
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Maybe that is the problem. I was mainly using this for cable shows so 
none of them are hdtv. It maybe overkill but I am using mpeg2 6500 bitrate.

- James


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