[mythtv-users] Hardware databases
drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 19:47:00 UTC 2009
>> I wonder, is there any standard way of testing a MythTV set-up to determine
>> how well it is working? It would be great if there were some way at
>> looking at smoothness, sync., tearing, etc.
> Hard to say. I have noticed that artifacts that some consider acceptable are
> thought of as "totally unusable" by others. The only real test is to use it
> yourself and see if you are satisfied. "Working" is just too subjective a
> term and there are far too many variables.
> Some people are OK with having to transcode, for example, while others
> consider that not acceptable. Some worry all the time about LiveTV, while
> others never use it.
Yes, I agree, I cringe when I hear that some are transcoding their
hour shows down to 400MB.
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