[mythtv-users] new stuff to understand

Scot L. Harris webid at cfl.rr.com
Mon Aug 8 00:58:00 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-08-07 at 17:53, Robin Gilks wrote:
> > 
> I would imagine that the 878 card would record with a "disk burn rate" of
> about 4G per hour (thats what I get) whereas the PVR card, being mpeg2
> should be a quarter of that (about 1G per hour). By transcoding to mpeg4,
> that can be further reduced, without loosing much quality, to about 300M
> per hour. Its all about balancing CPU cycles against diskspace!

Actually I see about 2GB per hour recording with a PVR-350 or PVR-250.

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