[mythtv-users] What do you do with your Myth box?

Will Dormann wd at pobox.com
Thu Jan 22 12:26:39 EST 2004

At 05:54 PM 1/22/2004 +0100, you wrote:
>On Thu, 2004-01-22 at 17:00, Russell Gordon wrote:
>> The DVDs I make are turning our great
>> other than the fact that you can only get 1.25 to 1.5 hours of shows on
>> them (since they are not layered like the movies you buy in the store).
>If you're willing to sacrifice a little in quality, a lower bitrate can
>allow you to fit more on a DVD. In Ulead, the easy preset for this is to
>be found under the 'create disc' (I think that's what it's called, the
>entry in the upper left on the last screen, where you tell it to
>transcode and burn) menu. I think the maximum length is 240 minutes,
>with a 1800 kbs bitrate. The quality of that is rather disappointing,
>though, so I'd take a little higher quality.

With the proper filtering, 180 minutes on a single disc can look quite good.
That'll do 4 1-hour shows, minus commercials.


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