[mythtv-users] tuner problems and some general questions
cjahn.ml at gmx.de
Mon Oct 18 06:24:22 UTC 2004
Nick Tan wrote:
> Now some general questions...
> The picture quality of the live TV is pretty poor. I think its the old
> capture card, but it also could be the TV-out on the nvidia. Does
> anyone else use the FX5200 TV-out (svideo) and have bad quality
> pictures? By bad quality, I mean that the colours are washed-out and
> its not as sharp as it should be. I'm considering getting a Hauppage
> PVR-250, which I'm thinking will improve the quality a fair bit, as its
Encoding things to MPEG2 will, by definition, never increase the
quality. What will do this, in case of the PVR-250, might be the fact
that it has a reasonably good tuner.
Whether your problem really lies with the capture card could probably be
found out by playing a DVD using the TV-out of your Nvidia card.
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