[mythtv-users] Encoder Profile
norman at littletank.org
Sat Jun 9 12:40:26 UTC 2007
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> If you choose 'Don't re-encode' then MythArchive will use the original
> video/audio as it was recorded. The big advantage to doing that is it is
> a lot quicker to create the DVD. The down side is if the original
> video isn't DVD compliant, it hasn't got one of the DVD compliant
> resolutions for example, then some players may have problems playing it.
That seems fair enough and not unreasonable. Speed is always useful and
I will check the player compatibility question.
> I'm not sure what type of capture card you have but generally if you
> have a choice of what the recording parameters are like the PVR-x50
> cards then it's best to change the Recording Profile to use DVD
> compliant settings. If you have a DVB/ATSC type card then you don't have
> that choice you have to just accept what the broadcaster sends, some
> send DVD complaint streams many don't.
I have the Hauppaugge WinTV Nova-T card, where does that fit in with
your reasoning? Most of my recordings are made from UK, digital
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