[mythtv-users] auto transcoding *some* recordings

Jeff Simpson llcooljeff at gmail.com
Wed May 18 00:52:07 UTC 2005

While I'm asking:

What is the difference between a Recording Group, Recording Profile,
and Profile Group?


 - Jeff

On 5/17/05, Jeff Simpson <llcooljeff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/17/05, Robert Tsai <rtsai1111 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 06:24:30PM -0400, Jeff Simpson wrote:
> > > Is it possible to set up some recordings (from a PVR-350) to
> > > automatically re-transcode, but have that setting not affect the
> > > other recordings? Some shows I like to record and transcode so it's
> > > easy to put them on a laptop or download them from myself, but
> > > others I like to keep full quality and save to dvd.
> > >
> > > Any idea how to do this? I'm looking through the setup and haven't
> > > found anything, yet.
> >
> > Can't you set up your shows on different recording profiles, and set
> > up the recording profiles' "automatically transcode" checkbox?
> is that all that needs to be done? I thought there would be options
> for HOW to transcode it. From what I can tell:
> Recording Profile -> Create New
> I type in a name, I pick MPEG2 - PVR as the card type
> it then makes me pick one of (Default, Live TV, High Quality, Low
> Quality) - I'm not clear as to what this means, so I just pick Default
> for now
> This section has the option for "Automatically transcode"
> I can pick the new size, but under "codec" it doesn't allow me to
> change the type to anything but MPEG-2 Hardware Encoder
> Same thing on the next page, and then it kicks me back to pick the
> type of recording (Default, Live TV, High Quality, Low Quality)
> Under the recording profile "transcoder", there are more options for
> transcoding, it seems. Can somebody point me at the part I'm missing?
> I'm sure it's something simple, probably just in how I'm reading all
> this
>  - Jeff
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