brad+myth at templetons.com
Wed Aug 2 07:18:45 UTC 2006
On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 07:38:54PM -0700, jafa wrote:
> > Well, some of us were thinking as an external, dual-tuner MPEG-2
> > encoder for things like cable, or for those of us who have systems
> > that are incapable of playing back HD content. In that case, ATSC is
> > useless for us, and we'd rather have NTSC.
> One trick to get HDTV playback on a slower machine is to transcode to a
> mid-range resolution or to the native resolution of your tv/projector.
> For recording from a cable or sat box it would be better to use the HD
> outputs rather than NTSC. With hardware encoding to MPEG4 I could see it
> being useful.
Useful, but not possible with consumer grade hardware costing less than thousands
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