[mythtv-users] Re: OT: DVB/HDTV/Analog tuner cards

Neil neil-on-mythtv at restricted.dyndns.org
Fri Jul 15 13:27:26 EDT 2005


Am an owner of Air2pc and currently, DVB CC is not supported in the U.S.
I don't think Air2PC is a real DVB-T card. It does use DVB driver. 

I might be wrong though. Please correct. 



Leo Przybylski writes: 

> That HT is pretty nice. Congratulations on your hard work. 
> Best regards, 
> Leo Przybylski
> Scott wrote: 
>> On Jul 15, 2005, at 11:09 AM, Leo Przybylski wrote: 
>>> CC is teletext for hearing impaired. Not that I'm hearing impaired,  
>>> it's just my preference. Even when watching DVDs, I like to have  the 
>>> subtitles on. In myth, the command to turn on CC is 'c'  appropriately 
>>> enough. 
>>>> As for closed captioning - if you can explain what it is and how  to 
>>>> test it, I
>>>> could try it out for you
>> I would be interested to know if CC were available for mpeg2 streams  
>> recorded with the HD3000 card as well I do know that when watching  shows 
>> via my Samsung HDTV tuner from OTA sources I can see CC text  when it is 
>> available. In other words, I know for sure that CC text is  transmitted 
>> in the HDTV OTA signal. Not all programs are closed  captioned. The best 
>> bet are main stream shows like Late Night or  popular dramas (ER, Lost, 
>> House, etc) 
>> Xine, mplayer, and the internal MythTV video player all decode CC  data. 
>> As Leo said, for the internal MythTV player the option is 'c'  to enable 
>> or disable it. For mplayer the option is "-subcc" and for  xine there 
>> config file option is "subtitles.closedcaption.enabled". 
>> I am hearing impaired and addicted to movies :) For me MythTV is one  
>> component in the home theater I set up last year and I plan to add  the 
>> ability to record HDTV shows via a HD3000 adapter soon. For now,  MythTV 
>> mainly serves as a front end for DVD playback where I let xine  handled 
>> the CC decoding. The main reasons for using a HTPC to handle  DVD 
>> playback are to improve picture quality (very noticeable  improvement) 
>> and handle CC decoding since projectors do not decode CC  data. 
>> For the curious, photos of my small HT are at http://donpoo.net/ 
>> gallery/ht 
>> -- 
>> Scott <catfather at donpoo.net>
>> AIM: BlueCame1 
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