[mythtv-users] 2 second delay on video (and is there a way to get rid of it?)
jamesp at westcoastaerospace.com
Thu Jan 17 19:52:21 UTC 2008
*laugh* unfortunately hooking my antennae right to the TV will defeat
the purpose of what I am trying to do :)
Is it really definitively impossible to make mythtv display with a delay
smaller than one second? (maybe I should be asking this on the -dev list?)
West Coast Aerospace, Inc.
Josh White wrote:
> 2 seconds is pretty good. Perhaps you should research just what mythtv is
> doing to get the TV signal from the antenna to the display. I think once
> you do, I think you'll be impressed that it can be done in 2 seconds.
> You CAN get rid of the delay by hooking your antenna directly to your TV if
> you like. :)
> On Jan 17, 2008 2:29 PM, James Paige <jamesp at westcoastaerospace.com> wrote:
>> Hi there. I recently set up mythtv via the mythbuntu packages using a
>> PVF-350 tuner card.
>> I connected it to my antennae, and was able to get local channels,
>> although when I connected my old television and my mythtv box to the
>> antennae simultaneously and tune them to the same channel, I noticed
>> that the mythtv box was displaying with about a 2 second delay.
>> I have searched around in the archives of this list, and understand that
>> the delay is intentional, and necessary for recording and commercial
>> flagging, correct?
>> Next I attached a camera to my PVR-350's S-Video input. This displays,
>> but it also has a 2 second delay. My goal is to have this camera in
>> another building (connected by a high-speed cable) and if I a person
>> standing in front of the camera calls me on the phone, I would like
>> their mouth to sync up with their words.
>> In the channel editor, I marked the camera's channel as being
>> "Commercial Free", hoping that it would eliminate the delay, but it made
>> no difference.
>> So, does anybody know how I can git rid of (or at least minimize) this 2
>> second delay?
>> [my apologies if this reaches the list twice. it didn't seem to work the
>> first time]
>> James Paige
>> West Coast Aerospace, Inc.
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