[mythtv-users] It's not the TiVo that she loved...
ijr at case.edu
Thu Apr 6 01:03:15 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 05 April 2006 20:56, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 04/05/2006 08:03 PM, Robert Johnston wrote:
> >On 4/5/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> >>On 04/05/2006 04:50 PM, Brian Wood wrote:
> >>>I think several factors work against the 350, or at least the mpeg-2
> >>>decoder in it.
> >>No timestretch.
> >>No closed-caption support (must use the TV's CC decoder to display them,
> >>meaning you have to keep your TV remote nearby)
> >Just as a heads-up, Myth now (From 0.19) supports IVTV's "Sliced"
> >captions, which means you can get captions from a PVR350 (As I'm using
> >the CC decoder successfully with my dual 250's and FX5200)
> But you can't display the captions on the output from the MPEG-2 decoder
> in the PVR-350. It outputs them in the NTSC signal for the TV to decode.
> Captions work for you because you're using a real video card--the
> FX5200. The point of the post was that the PVR-350's decoder is really
> not worth the money (and--IMHO--more importantly, not worth supporting).
Why not? The pvr-350 can display other OSD images, why can't it display
captions, which are just another type of OSD?
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