[mythtv-users] Pundit-R & HDTV
mythtv at bronosky.com
Fri Dec 2 11:07:51 EST 2005
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Mudit Wahal wrote:
> check out the 9th post for transcoding 1080i to 720p.
> On 12/2/05, Blastzone <blastzone at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm bumping this thread, since it got a little sidetracked. I'll also ask
>> this, in the hopes that someone already has an answer...
>> It certainly looks like I'm not going to get very far with the ATI video in
>> the Pundit-r. And I don't have the room to tack in another PCI card,
>> without removing a capture card.
>> So, since my output is 720p native resolution *anyway*, what's the
>> preferred method to transcode a recorded 1080i stream to a 720p stream (or
>> less)? Perhaps that would allow me to at least kinda watch TV.
>> On 11/30/05, Scott <catfather at donpoo.net> wrote:
>>> On Nov 29, 2005, at 12:35 PM, Blastzone wrote:
>>>> Playing an HD stream (1080i) through myth shows:
>>>> processor at 100% (split between Mythfrontend and X)
>>>> pink bar covering right side of screen (I know this was discussed
>>>> earlier, but I haven't looked for it yet)
>>> The pink bar is an ATI xvideo issue. You might try to work around it
>>> with the binary ATI drivers instead. 720p video won't have a problem,
>>> just any xvideo playback larger than 1280x720 (from memory) doesn't
>>> scale right so you see pink.
>>>> audio skips, and stutters
>>>> video running at horrible framerate 5-10 fps
>>>> I haven't been able to look at 720p streams yet, at least, not that
>>>> i know of.
>>>> My question is, are there others out there successfully using a
>>>> pundit-r to watch HD streams, and if so, what should I be looking
>>>> at fixing?
>>> I've got the other version of the pundit running a 2.8GHz Northwood.
>>> I quickly came the conclusion via testing various 1080i and 720p
>>> clips with both the onboard SIS and a ATI PCI adapter that HDTV
>>> playback on the pundit wasn't going to be great without going down
>>> the Nvidia + XVMC road. After considering XVMC and looking at the
>>> video deinterlace quality and pundit box itself I've decided to avoid
>>> HDTV for now and plan for it when I can build the 'killer box".
>>> Scott <catfather at donpoo.net>
>>> AIM: BlueCame1
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