[mythtv-users] Screen resolution setting

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Sat Jul 9 22:45:08 EDT 2005


> I have been reading a howto on myth and they suggest that PAL systems
> (like mine) should probably be set to 720x576 (or x288).  Unfortunately
> it is not clear on where this should be set.   The only place I have
> found a resolution setting like this, is in the recording profiles, and
> yes, I need to set them I guess.  Given that it is currently set to
> 480x480 by default, I will see a significant file size increase won't I?
> 
> But also, what about watching live TV, or for that matter watching
> delayed live TV from the buffer.  Where is the resolution for this set?
> 
> 
> I would like to hear peoples opinions on what is the best thing to do
> with these settings.  Indeed, is 720x576 a good idea at all?

I just stick with the default of 480x480 and it looks great. I havent'
actually tried 720x576 but I may give it a go just to see!

The LiveTV one is set in the Live TV profile I think.

Regards,
Phill


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