[mythtv-users] PVR-250 - Approximately 2GB/Hr.?
nightstrm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 20:33:08 UTC 2005
On 4/26/05, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm just learning about MythTV at this point. It's setup and
> working nicely but using up disk space rather quickly. Is 2GB/Hr. more
> or less typical for recording TV programs or are the optimizations I
> need to study next to save space?
> It seemed to me that when I recorded from /dev/vl4/video0 directly
> I thought I was using more like 200MB or 400MB/hr. but maybe I'm
> Anyway, thanks in advance for replying with a few numbers for
> comparison and (assuming I'm on the high end) some ideas about what I
> should study to get the disk usage down.
> Thanks very much for a great program!
> - Mark
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I'm using 2.1GB/per hour with my PVR-250. Changing the bitrate will
decrease this size, but at the cost of quality.
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