[mythtv] Slow Motion?

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Sat Feb 22 08:00:11 EST 2003

On Saturday 22 February 2003 06:54 am, JC wrote:
> Hi,
> Short of turning sticky keys on, and setting the fw/rev increments to 1,
> then pressing 1 real fast on the remote when doing the fw/rev, is there a
> better way of doing slow motion (or fast forward for that matter)?
> I really like the skip back 7 seconds (a la TiVo and ReplayTV) and skip
> forward 30 seconds (a la ReplayTV or TiVo with back door), and I don't want
> to give up those great features to get fast forward and rewind.  Can't we
> have both?
> Especially with sports, I want to skip back 7 seconds and then go into
> slow-mo and watch it again.  There's no easy way to do that with the
> current interface is there?
> If this isn't too nasty of a request, and if nobody's working on this, then
> please tell me which modules to look at to work on it and I'll see what I
> can do.  I really think that these are essential UI features.  I'd like to
> add an on-screen indicator to display the speed also (1/10x, 1/2x, Normal,
> 2x, 4x, 20x, etc.)

You'll have to touch code in tv_play.cpp/h and NuppelVideoPlayer.cpp/h.  
That's the entire playback engine.  tv_play is the controller, 
NuppelVideoPlayer does the actual work, mostly.


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