[mythtv-users] TV card evolution
bart.coninckx at telenet.be
Sun Dec 2 08:06:07 UTC 2007
On Saturday 01 December 2007 23:17, Brian Wood wrote:
> Bart Coninckx wrote:
> > Hi,
> > a year ago I did some posts on the quality of TV picture on the PVR 350,
> > more specifically on the lack of quality when using it as a capture card
> > and not as a display card.
> > Since it has been a while since those posts, I was wondering if there's
> > been any evolution in this: are there any new analogue TV-cards out with
> > better quality? The ultimate goal would be to have the same TV quality
> > with Mythtv as with the regular way of watching TV.
> Assuming the "regular way" means connecting your analog cable or the
> output of a satellite receiver directly to your TV set:
> I'm using PVR-150s and, while I can perceive a slight degradation from
> the "regular way", because I know precisely what to look for, nobody
> else, most viewers do not see this. In fact, a commercial TiVo shows
> more degradation than my Myth setup.
> If you get your resolution, bitrate etc. set up properly you can get
> very close to the "regular way".
> If casual viewers see a problem, I'd guess you have not set things up as
> well as they could be.
I've tried a bunch of recording profile settings, with high bitrates,
deinterlacing etc. but none lead to a satisfying result.
Would you share with us what you did to get to your results?
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