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

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Aug 16 00:20:22 UTC 2007

On 08/15/2007 04:07 PM, Mikkel Stensgaard wrote:
> Matt Mossholder wrote:
>> 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)

Unless, of course, you consider the cropping done by the crop filter,
er, cropping in the MythTV Player...


With frame grabbers, the filter can be applied at recording.  With
hardware encoders/digital capture cards, it has to be done at playback.


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