[mythtv-users] Re: OT: DVB/HDTV/Analog tuner cards
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
>>>> 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/
>> Scott <catfather at donpoo.net>
>> AIM: BlueCame1
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