[mythtv-users] Testing the HDTV Waters

Calvin Harrigan charriglists at bellsouth.net
Thu May 4 12:17:26 EDT 2006

William wrote:

>>I've been using Mythtv with SD for years now.  I've decided 
>>to try HD, 
>>there are quite a few OTA HD channels available in the area.  
>>I browsed 
>>through the list looking for minimum configurations needed to 
>>play back 
>>HD.  The specs seemed a bit high.  My current setup is an 
>>Athlon XP 1800 
>>with a FX5200 video card, 512 Megs ram. 360 gigs storage.  
>>According to 
>>what I've read, what I have is not powerful enough.  But 
>>being stubborn 
>>I downloaded a couple HD clips.  One in mpeg and one in wmv 
>>and 720p respectively.  Suprisingly enough both clips played 
>>flawlessly.  I was blown away by what I've been missing with HD.  The 
>I have a similar setup but with a XP 2200. Do you have links to your clips.
>I would like to try them myself.
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http://www.pchdtv.com/downloads/tst.tar  (mpeg2)

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