[mythtv-users] Encoding settings?

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Sun Dec 4 12:44:18 EST 2005

Mike Poublon wrote:

> I've noticed that the MJPEG settings leave quite a few artifacts using 
> the default settings. I've tried raising the quality setting to no 
> avail. I was wondering what everyone is using in terms of the encoding 
> settings.
> Another thought I've been tossing around is buying a PVR250 since they 
> lower the cpu demand of the backend system. If I did this, do the 
> recordings still go through the mjpeg step, or are they stored in the 
> mpeg2 the card puts out.
PVR-250 cards (and 150 and 500) output MPEG-2 directly in hardware so no 
MJPEG is recorded.  You can transcode post-recording to MPEG-4 to save 
space if you want.


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