[mythtv] PVR 250 & Linux vs Windows PVRs

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Wed Nov 12 15:57:24 EST 2003

On Wednesday 12 November 2003 15:27, Scott Beck wrote:
> Derek Atkins wrote:
> >Scott Beck <sbeck at gossamer-threads.com> writes:
> >>I've personally had no luck with transcoding the mpeg output by the
> >>pvr250 so archiving may prove difficult.
> >
> >Why do you need to transcode the output?  Just archive the mpeg2
> >output from the pvr-250.
> Archiving implies cutting commercials and possibly reducing the size
> by either encoding to something like AVI or reencoding to a lower
> bitrate/resolution. Hence trancoding....

Is it transcoding in general that's giving you trouble, or only when you 
try make cuts?  Transcoding to a different format should work fine, but 
cutting/editing may give you trouble.  Have you tried LVE?


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