[mythtv-users] CBS HD content suddenly doesn't play
robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 19:17:48 UTC 2009
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 11:15 AM, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 10:58 AM, H Z <hansz_2000 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> My fix has been to use Xine to watch the shows on CBS on my appletv
>> mythfrontend. Xine will play back the full HD recording on the ATV and it
>> plays fine, although there are errors of dropped frames in the logs.
>> So the ATV can potentially playback the content from CBS - it has the
>> horsepower (with some framedrops but they're not noticeable) they just can't
>> be played by the internal player on the ATV. These same recordings work fine
>> from my mac-mini mythfrontend in the living room. I'm toying with the
>> thought of transcoding down the CBS recordings to 720p but I really want a
>> solution where I can easily choose the recording from my regular menu and
>> delete it when done. I have to say I think in my situation it's a case of
>> the ATV just doesn't have the horsepower to do everything I want from within
>> Mythfrontend natively in full HD, it's just slightly underpowered for the
> Hmmm... I thought the problem was too high bitrate, not 720p. Isn't
> CBS broadcasting in 720p?
> Brad Fuller
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CBS and NBC Broadcast at 1080i, Fox and ABC at 720p.
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