[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend and 480i modes

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 15:41:53 UTC 2007

On 2/1/07, Calvin Harrigan <charriglists at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>    My next experiment to record a digital 480i signal and see how
> >> that plays back as opposed to the pvr250 480i recording.
> I was able to record a digital 480i signal last night, no joy.  The
> results were the same.  It seems almost as if the picture is being
> de-interlaced and them played back on an screen or being de-interlaced
> twice.  De-interlacing is disabled.  I played back some non-interlaced
> content using mplayer and got the same visual artifacts.  I also played
> back the 480i digital recordings and from the pvr250.  They all played
> the same.  Like I said the gui looks perfect, no artifacts nice and
> crisp.  Just can't seem to play video in that mode.  Has anyone had any
> luck playing back 480i content in a 480i mode via DVI?  I have taken a
> picure of what the artifacts look like, didn't attach because I'm sure
> it would violate some rule of posting.  If anyone is interested I can
> email the picture.

email me the picture off list

> >
> > I find it odd that its returning 720x240 for a ModePool 720x480 mode.
> > You say the menu works properly, so try playing with the playback
> > aspect ratio in Myth("w" key). Also look to see what your DisplaySize
> > settings in your xorg.conf are
> It's not, it was just one of the modes being returned.  I double checked.

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