[mythtv-users] De-interlacing, playback groups & DVB

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Jan 16 16:18:40 UTC 2007

On Jan 16, 2007, at 8:15 AM, Billy Macdonald wrote:

> On 1/16/07, Neil Bird <neil at fnxweb.com> wrote:
>> Around about 16/01/07 08:55, Steve Hodge typed ...
>>> My DVB-S recordings are interlaced, is there a particular reason you
>>> expect your DVB-T recordings not to be?
>>    Only an assumption;  I figured that if the video was a straight  
>> mpeg
>> stream, then interlacing wouldn't come into it.  Maybe that was  
>> na´ve.
> Can we expand the question for 720p recordings since it doesn't seem
> to apply to Neil's situation?  Is the player smart enough to determine
> that it's a progressive feed and ignore the interlace settings?

There is an auto-detect for interlaced/progressive when  using the  
internal player. It doesn't always detect correctly in my experience,  
but it does a pretty good job.

> Same for Mythtranscode.  If mythtranscode has the extra interlace
> options checked for a profile, but it's a 720p recording, is it smart
> enough to ignore these options?
> Thanks for the help.
> Billy
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