[mythtv-users] WinTV PVR-150 - line at top

Mikkel Stensgaard mikkel at sudu.dk
Wed Aug 15 20:07:06 UTC 2007

Matt Mossholder wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 08:30 +0200, Grzegorz Krugły wrote:
>> Michael Cook pisze:
>>> I have a WinTV PVR-150.  When I play recordings, there's a
>>> flickering line at the top of the display (seems to be a single row
>>> of pixels).  (I'm using the MythTv player in my Windows-XP machine,
>>> in case that matters.)  Does anyone know how I can get rid of that
>>> line?
>> Try setting the recording resolution to 720x576 (PAL) or 720x480 (NTSC) 
>> - it seems that PVR150 doesn't like other resolutions and the default 
>> for MythTV is 480x480 AFAIR.
> Given this is a single row of pixels, at the top of the screen, it is
> more likely that what Michael is seeing is the VBI data, This row of
> pixels is normally in the overscan area when you view on a TV, but is
> displayed when playing back on a monitor. 
> If this is the case, take a look around on the wiki for instructions on
> how to crop the video before playback
There is currently  no way to crop in MythTv Player, but you can zoom a 
little bit until the lines are out of the picture (using th +/- keys)


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