[mythtv-users] Video Quality

Shay - MythTV mythtv at highstyleweb.com
Thu Mar 11 15:24:58 EST 2004

At 01:16 PM 3/11/2004, you wrote:
>On Thu, 2004-03-11 at 13:53, Shay - MythTV wrote:
> > >But yes, Myth can provide results equivalent in quality to a TiVo with
> > >hardware encoding (or with ATSC broadcasts, which are already encoded,
> > >but that's another issue).
> >
> > Really?  I have yet to get my MythTV to record as well as my TiVo.  I have
> > a 250 and it just doesn't compare.  Its nice and all, but when things move
> > you see glitches.. artifacts.. I don't know the word for it.. its just not
> > smooth..
>That's probably interlacing artifacts.  Try setting your playback
>options to deinterlace and see if that helps.

I've monkeyed with all the playback options.. no improvement.

Something I tried today was to watch a DivX movie from MythTV.  Excellent 
quality, very smooth.  I assume that watching recorded isn't done with mplayer? 

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