[mythtv-users] DVD -vs Recordings

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Feb 7 02:26:51 UTC 2007

On Feb 6, 2007, at 7:16 PM, Trey Thompson wrote:

> Just noticed...  my ripped ISO files play the perfect size on my TV,
> but recordings just don't seem to fit right (95% OK, but just not
> exact).
> Totally no big deal, I just thought the video to the screen would be
> about the same...
> I'm on a week old SVN, FC5, nVidia 6200 TC.

What resolution are you recording at? You may be recording at 640x480  
instead of the 720x480 that a DVD is recorded at (assuming NTSC).

This assumes also that you are recording with a PVR or similar, and  
thus have control of the recorded resolution.

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