[mythtv-users] could not connect to backend server

skeeterskip skeeterskip at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 21 09:56:38 UTC 2003


Ken VanDine wrote:

>Thanks, what do you mean by changing the compression?  Do you mean the bitrate?
> I have tried it as low as 2200 with no real improvement.  It actually looks
>pretty good at 320x240, but goes down quickly as I increase it.  It is a bt8x8 card.
>  
>
Hmmm... bitrate is a function of the MPEG4 codec. Try the RTJpeg at 
about 180-190, and see what it looks like. My system produces much worse 
video using MPEG4 than RTJPEG, I think it's because it can't keep up 
with the encoding.

Graeme



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