[mythtv-users] Is this possible?

Mitchell Gore mitchell2345 at msn.com
Fri Jan 19 22:32:25 UTC 2007


I dont know if this is possible or not but it would really be nice if it was.

I have a main Frontend/Backend that I use to watch HD and SD and it works great.  I am thinking about adding anew frontend with an Xbox.  I know that the xbox doesnt have the power to play HD but I can think of two alternatives that would work great for me and others i believe.

The best option...

Record the show with my HD card.  Then have it automatically transcoded to Xvid HR HDTV keeping the original.

I know how to set to keep the file myth renames it to .old  

What i would want ideally when I watch the recording with my HD viewer it would play the .old file that has the full res video but when i connect with my xbox it would play the Xvid version.  

The working but not so good method...

When i record a show use my analog and HD card to record a show.  Then when playing the show i could choose between which show I would like to watch.  But how would i set it to record both shows?  Create two recordings and set the tuner to the corrisponding version?


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