[mythtv-users] PVR-250 and MPEG2 question

Michael J. Lynch mlynch at gcom.com
Tue Sep 21 13:44:52 EDT 2004

Any idea how much P3 CPU crank is needed to view 720x480 8Mb/s MPEG2 
video?  Is MPEG2 decoding
significantly more processor intesive than MPEG4 decoding?

Dirk Aust wrote:

>I have a Myth Box with a PVR-250, the recordings need not to be transcoded, 
>the Myth frontend can display MPEG2 directly, supposed the CPU is powerful 
>Am Dienstag, 21. September 2004 16:14 schrieb Michael J. Lynch:
>>This is probably a really dumb question but I haven't seen a definite
>>answer anywhere.  I wan't to upgrade my
>>box with a PVR-250 and was wondering if the recordings it produces have
>>to be transcoded before they can
>>be viewed on a frontend?  If so, how does "watch live TV" work?
>>One other quick question.  Is there a plugin (or something) for
>>nuvexport that will convert MPEG4 and/or RTJPEG
>>encoded recordings to MPEG2?
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Michael J. Lynch

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