[mythtv] [Fwd: [mythtv-users] Capturing with Philips SAA7130 based card]

Michael Haas hansi.urpils at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 12:57:35 UTC 2005

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Tim McClarren <tim at 7thheaven.org>
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 16:40:22 -0700
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Capturing with Philips SAA7130 based card
> I have a cheap card based on the Philips SAA7130.
> When capturing video in Myth (Live or otherwise) I get a few pixels of
> black along the left hand side, and some black and grey garbage along
> the bottom. The rest of the image is fine (and includes all of the NTSC
> signal, AFAI can tell).
> Does anyone know what I can configure in Myth to correct the capture on
> the back end? The chipset supports cropping, I'm not sure the driver
> for Linux does though.
> I can futz with playback on each front end to get the image looking
> nicely by overscanning slightly and moving it, but I'd rather crop out
> the garbage so that I can have nicely captured video that looks good in
> my media player, as well.


Look for the 'crop' filter.
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