[mythtv] Funky 720p playback

John Lofgren john.lofgren at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 16:42:21 UTC 2008


On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 8:30 PM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 2:27 PM, John Lofgren <john.lofgren at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I am astonished to report that I actually received some feedback from
> > WLS (ABC 7 Chicago) regarding this issue.  I submitted this comment to
> > the engineering department through the WLS website:
> >
> > >>>
> > Comments: I use a DVR to record Lost from your
> > station through Comcast.  For the last
> > few episodes, the framerates of the
> > signals have been something non-standard
> > and this is causing the playback to be
> > terrible from the DVR.  What gives?
> > <<<
> >
> > I just received this response:
> >
> > >>>
> > Hi John-
> >   Thanks for contacting ABC 7 Chicago.  We do appreciate questions and
> > comments. This issue has been fixed.
> >
> > Thank you
> > The Engineering Department
> > <<<
> >
> > I have not yet tested whether whatever they "fixed" actually solves
> > this problem, and I don't know whether the other shows in question
> > (Grey's anatomy, etc) were also "fixed."
>
>
> Lost hasn't been on, but I have noticed that Samantha Who has not be
> exhibiting this problem in HD
>
> Kevin

WLS re-ran a couple of Lost episodes on Thursday with their
pop-up-video style catch-you-up-on-the-series comments.  These are
episodes that were bad before, but they played fine for me this
morning!  Hopefully things stay this way!

John


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