[mythtv-users] CRT specs that match TV specs for SD

Chris Ribe chrisribe at gmail.com
Sat Jan 13 03:19:56 UTC 2007

> Well it must be the compression then, or my setup. All I know is that
> sporting
> events, for example, don't look crisp. The picture is "soft". I have a
> PVR-500 card and I have raised the bitrate some, after discussing my
> impressions in the past. After I spent the weekend at my girlfriend's
> place,
> her 27" $300 Phillips TV looks way better than my setup and so I got to
> wondering what I could do. There are so many variables to fiddle with I
> lost
> interest working through them but now I want to try again.
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A lot of what you are seeing is probably due to the compression.  While the
PVR is a nice capture card, it's output still looks like crap (particularly
when dealing with football) compared to a decent quality uncompressed analog
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