[mythtv] comparison of quality of output: pvr350 tv-out vs epia-m9000 tv-out

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Wed Mar 31 01:23:44 EST 2004

On Tuesday 30 March 2004 23:36, Kenneth Aafl°y wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 March 2004 23:13, Simon Kenyon wrote:
> > the hauppauge wins hands down - no doubt about it. which is really really
> > sad! the quality of the epia is like a bad vcr, the pvr350 is close to
> > the original signal as to be almost indistinguishable
> Did you test this with a very recent CVS version of MythTV? If not, please
> try again.

i downloaded (from cvs) and built it yesterday lunchtime (GMT)
from your question i get the suggestion that i should not see much of a 
difference. is that correct?

> > the sound from the epia is delayed about a half a second compared to the
> > pvr350
> Not here...using alsa drivers with oss emu, btw.

what i should have said is that the whole signal path is delayed
the audio and video and reasonably in sync

just that (because if the way i was testing them i could hear at the same time 
- tv for epia and speakers for pvr350) the epia output was a good half second 
behind the pvr350 - both sound *AND* video

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