[mythtv-users] PIP Picture Quality

David Engel dlengel at attbi.com
Thu Jan 22 00:57:55 EST 2004

On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 11:56:02PM -0500, John F DeLuca wrote:
> I recently added a 2nd tuner card to my MythTV...when I bring up PIP, the 
> picture quality of the PIP is very poor.  I expect the quality to be along 
> the lines of the TV Window in the LiveTV Browse Mode (Program Guide with 
> the TV Picture in upper right corner).  Any idea what might be causing 
> this?

The PIP window is always captured at a low resolution and the PVR
cards don't produce very good video at low resolutions.  The reason
the small window in the live TV guide looks good is because it is
captured at normal resolution and then scaled down.

David Engel
dlengel at attbi.com

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