[mythtv-users] Setting transcoding

Robert Tsai rtsai1111 at comcast.net
Wed Jun 22 02:09:30 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 09:50:28PM -0400, Jack Lowry wrote:
> I'm trying to setup transcoding in order to reduce the space I'm
> used by my pvr-250 recodings.
> I go into setup->recording profiles->Transcoders->select from MPG2,
> leave the image size the same as I'm recording (480x480), select
> MPEG-4 as a Codec Arrow to the bitrate box and I find that I can't
> change any of the fields where I guess I'm supposed to enter a
> number (Bitrate: Maximum Quality: Minimum Qualtiy:, or Max quality
> difference between frames:)

Hmm. I don't enter a number; I use left/right arrows to move the
slider bars.

Alternatively, can you just change your recording profile to record at
a lower bitrate, or are you transcoding after viewing for archival

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