[mythtv-users] Just a quick question about mpeg4 encoding
beww at beww.org
Sun Sep 24 18:23:14 UTC 2006
On Sep 24, 2006, at 12:20 PM, Nick wrote:
> On 24/09/06, Russell Jones <rjones at eggycrew.com> wrote:
>> I am looking into creating my first mythtv box pretty soon. Since
>> takes up so much more disk space than mpeg4, are there hardware-
>> capture cards out there you can purchase that encode in mpeg4? Or
>> are you
> Check out the Plextor Convert-X, which is supported in MythTV:
The Plextor works great. Just be aware that there are some
limitations when using mpeg-4, such as you can't use a Media-mpv and
burning to DVD means transcoding to mpeg-2 first.
I record to mpeg-2 using PVRs and transcode long-term storage to
mpeg-4 after the fact.
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