[mythtv-users] Transcoding HDTV for playback on EPIA MII Frontend

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Sat Oct 8 07:28:41 UTC 2005

> programs on the frontends.  The frontends pretty much bomb.  Even when I
> mythtranscode the HDTV programs to very small (and very poor quality) MPEG-4
> and RTJpeg, the picture is jumpy, choppy and stutters at best.  FYI, when I
> play the same recording live, freshly recorded or transcoded on the backend
> system (Chaintech 7NIF2 - Semptron 2800, it is fine (except for the poor
> quality of the transcoded file).

Small meaning bitrate or resolution?  You might try resizing while
transcoding if you aren't already.


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