[mythtv-users] Optimizing Picture output
Nathan A. Smith
nasa01 at comcast.net
Mon Jun 11 23:51:35 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 16:17 -0400, William Munson wrote:
> Nathan A. Smith wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Call me confused. I have a rear projection TV that does all the way up
> > to 1080p. It has many, many inputs -- and for this discussion, I am
> > using the DVI connection. I have setup the resolution from X to match
> > the state TV resolution 1920x1080. With this setup I have noticed a
> > noticeable difference between regular TV and what I see via Myth. Since
> > I have no artist ability -- I really have a hard time describing what
> > that difference is (ie: color, contrast, brightness, interlacing, all
> > the above). So my questions are:
> > 1. As most things broadcast today are interlaced -- do I need to do
> > deinterlacing?
> Most people find deinterlacing improves picture quality quite a bit. Not
> sure why since its interlaced source video being played on a tv that
> expects interlaced material. The docs have a good explanation of what
> deinterlace mode does what.
I tried Bob -- and it didn't make a noticeable difference, so I turned
it back off.
> > 2. How do I match color, contrast, brightness between normal TV and
> > Myth?
> Try enabling the "xv picture controls" in setup and then use the
> on-screen controls to adjust to your liking. See the docs for the proper
> way to do this.
Do I have to do this for every channel? I noticed that mythweb has a
place to save these settings, but it's listed per channel....
Thanks for taking the time to look at my quandry,
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