[mythtv-users] bitrates

Ryan Steffes rbsteffes at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 16:39:18 EDT 2004

On Mon, 13 Sep 2004 13:25:12 -0400, Jay Lyerly <jayl at sonicbunny.org> wrote:
> Just getting into mythtv, coming from directivo.  Everything's working
> pretty well (dual pvr-250 with D10 sat boxes & serial controls).  I've
> been testing things out using a workstation as a client (with a real
> monitor).  Obviously, this accentuates any problem with image quality
> that I might not see on a regular TV.  Should I be worried about the
> quality?  During some high motion recording, I see significant MPEG
> artifacts.  What bitrate does MythTV use?  I know I can set it manually
> on the card before starting the backend, but does the backend adjust
> that value?  I've got copious disk space, so I'm welling to sacrifice
> storage for high quality images.
> thanks,
> jay
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You set the bitrate in the recording profiles section.  I'm trying to
remember off hand exactly where it is now, I'm thinking Setup->TV
Settings->Recording->Recording Profiles

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