[mythtv-users] PVR-250 - Approximately 2GB/Hr.?
markknecht at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 19:42:36 UTC 2005
On 4/26/05, Leigh <lsaunderson at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> At 22:09 26/04/2005, you wrote:
> >Mark Knecht wrote:
> > >Hi,
> > > 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
> > >mistaken.
> > >
> I get about the same rate/hour with my PVR-350.
> I just checked back on my recorded shows via Mythweb and a 1 hour (or close
> to) episode of "No Angels" is 2.3Gb.
> I normally record on High quality at the moment as I tend to be getting the
> same few shows on a weekly basis and would prefer having them in better
> quality. I did have a couple of things recorded on the default settings but
> I've watched and since deleted them this weekend.
I didn't knows therewas a place to set quality level of the
recording. I just poked around and found it. I didn't quickly see
where the default level is set though. Is that in the backend
Anyway, thanks for the pointer. Very helpful!
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