[mythtv-users] Closed captioning question?
bolek-mythtv at curl.com
Mon Apr 16 18:00:11 UTC 2007
Dave Carrigan wrote:
> I've been using Myth 0.18 with a PVR-350 for both capture and display.
> The PVR-350 seems to capture closed-caption data, and when viewing
> recorded programs, I can see the captions if I turn on the TV's caption
> decoder. This isn't optimal because the captions also block out Myth's
> on-screen menus.
> There are also lots of other display limitations of the PVR-350, so I am
> thinking of changing to a GeForce FX5200 for display. I would continue
> to use the 350 for capture. I will also upgrade to the latest
> Myth/ivtv/etc. at the same time.
> Before I spend the money, I would like to get confirmation from somebody
> with similar hardware that display of closed captions does indeed work
> with this setup. I prefer to use Myth to do the caption decoding/display
> rather than use the TV's caption decoder, but either is acceptable. What
> isn't acceptable is no support for captions.
Yes, this works. I use PVR-350 for capture and FX5200 for playback.
MythTV does the caption decoding (my TV does not even have CC decoding).
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