[mythtv-users] Accuracy of cut lists

Davey McWatters daveyiv at adelphia.net
Fri Dec 8 20:49:41 UTC 2006

Simon Dyson wrote:
> I've spent some time setting up cut lists and then either doing a 
> lossless transcode or burning direct to DVD using MythArchive. Since I 
> can position the cut to the exact frame I desire through the edit 
> recording screen I assumed that the cut would be made just as 
> accurately, however it actually seems to be a half second or so out. If 
> I set up a cut to remove an advert break for example I end up with a 
> split second of the adverts and then it jumps back into the show a 
> fraction late (cutting a bit of dialogue in some situations).
> Anyone else experienced this? Is there a problem with my setup or is it 
> a limitation of the transcode?
> Thanks,
> Simon
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 From what I have read, it is a problem when transcoding, and most 
recommend to simply move your cut points 1-1.5 seconds into the 
commercial or before the show is back on and then use Avidemux to fine 
cut them after you have finished transcoding.

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