[mythtv-users] Slow/choppy playback problem (not the usual ones, either!)

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Mon Oct 18 13:16:23 UTC 2004

On Friday 15 October 2004 17:27, Joshua M. Thompson wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 14:29 -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Audio stutters in time with the video; that is it pauses briefly
> about once per second. I think the constant pausing of the video is
> what made me describe it as "slow motion."
> There was also a question about my recording profile. It's Hardware
> MPEG2 (obviously), 720x480, MPEG-PS, 2200 kbps bitrate, 6000 kbps max
> bitrate, audio is hardware encoded layer II 384 kbps 48 kHz (I'm
> using optical output to my AV receiver which only accepts 44.1 or 48
> kHz.)

Your problem could be your recording profile... these MPEG encoder cards 
tend to perform badly at low bitrates.  Try the default (5500 min  / 
8000 max kbps).


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