[mythtv-users] PVR-250 - Approximately 2GB/Hr.?
kyle at kylekelly.com
Tue Apr 26 21:09:59 UTC 2005
Mark Knecht 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!
Recording profiles are useful in saving space. For instance my Low
Quality profile records at about 1GB/Hr, I use this on low action shows
that I record daily such as The Daily Show.
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