[mythtv-users] Automatic converting HDTV to MPEG2

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Dec 11 17:38:59 UTC 2006

On Dec 11, 2006, at 9:32 AM, Cecil Watson wrote:

> Trampas wrote:
>> The problem I have is I use a MediaMVP as a front end and the HDTV  
>> Mpeg2 is
>> not supported. Thus I was trying to figure out how to transcode it  
>> to a DVD
>> or SVCD format such that I could watch using mediaMVP.
>> I must say that MythTV is great when if it works, but you have to  
>> be a major
>> geek to get it to work. I am about to purchase Windows Media  
>> Center and give
>> up on Myth.
>> Trampas
> So, because you cannot get the Media MVP to play shows in HD, you  
> going
> to switch to MCE?!  Do you think it makes any difference what your
> "backend" is, if your "frontend" (MVP) is limited?
> If you going to jump, jump.  Announcing the list that going to do so
> isn't going to spur anyone into action.

I was going to say, "Let us know how HD content works out on your MVP  
when you switch to MCE." but I think yours was better. :)

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