[mythtv-users] Setting transcoding

Jack Lowry jrlowry376 at adelphia.net
Wed Jun 22 02:25:28 UTC 2005

Robert Tsai wrote:

>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
Digging deeper and trying the setup from my xbox I found the sliders 
(I'm not sure why they
don't show up in setup on the combined backend/frontend)

Thanx, Jack

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