[mythtv-users] Recommendations for HD capture
ylee at pobox.com
Thu Feb 21 05:44:57 UTC 2008
Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> says:
> I'd agree. IMHO, we (the US) did it all wrong. Making a switch
> from analog cra^H^H^HTV to digital /and/ high def all at once was a
> bad decision. Europe got things closer to correct by switching from
> analog to standard-def digital.
> We're stuck with MPEG-2, which uses up to 2x the bandwidth of a
> similar quality H.264.
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Backend: Quad-core Xeon 1.6GHz, 6.6TB sw RAID 6
Video inputs: Four high-definition over FireWire/OTA
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