[mythtv-users] [Fwd: Re: Commercial Flagging Bad on Firewire]

Brian Walter blwalter at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 14:52:47 UTC 2007


(oops...sent original from the wrong address)

Andrew Burgess wrote:
>>>> On the firewire it detects a commercial break a minute or two early and
>>>> comes back before the end of the commercial block. I'm not sure, but it
>>>> seems like the interval between where the incorrect detect occurs and
>>>> where the commercial block starts increases further in the recording.
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>> On the hdhr - comm flagging is perfect on hd material, hit or miss on 
>> digital non-hd materail
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>> On the pvr150 which is being fed by a Directv box (using svideo),  it's 
>> very hit or miss...and also depends on the channel.  TNT from the pvr150 
>> is  terrible, but, TNT from the 500 (which is cable) is pretty good.
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> Have you both changed the setup option to be more agressive in
> detecting commercials? (I forget what its called)
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I've used both aggressive and less aggressive, as well as the various 
methods, and all methods in combination.

It does really seem to be related to the video source - Law and Order 
from cable is pretty good, Law and Order from Directv (s-video) is hit 
or miss.





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