[mythtv-users] Commercial Flagging, what are the best
adeffs at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 12:20:51 EST 2005
On Tuesday 13 December 2005 12:04, Beny Spensieri Jr wrote:
> >From: Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com>
> >On 12/13/05, Beny Spensieri Jr <benyjr at yahoo.ca>
> >> I have found that the commercial flagging feature
> >> Mythtv is not doing a great job of flagging
> >> commercials. As a result, playback is not skipping
> >> the commercials as I have indicated.
> >> Any advise on what combination of settings will
> >> produce the most accurate commercial detection?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Beny
> >Just out of curiosity - have you set the frontend to
> >skip commercials? Are you using the 'z' key to skip?
> >What are your current detection settings?
> I initially set it to blank frame detection, which
> didn't work very well. Then I set it to blank frame +
> scene change, this is also not great.
> I have now set commercial detection to ALL, but I have
> yet to record and test anything yet.
> I have set playback to automatically skip the
> Anything else?
I have mine set to ALL currently with manual skipping and find it to be quite
accurate on about 90% of the channels I've recorded with about 75% accuracy
on the last 10%. It seems to sometimes find too many or not enough commercial
points when it gets it wrong.
I'm in the U.S.
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