[mythtv-users] Problem with PVR-150 capture

mike michaelachandler at cox.net
Tue Mar 6 14:27:27 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 06 March 2007 02:13, Robert Broughton wrote:
> I've had KnoppMyth mostly working since Saturday. I've even added the NX
> Server, Firefox, and the Firefox mplayer plugin to it.
> The only problem I've got right now is, some programs, such as "The
> Daily Show" and "Desperate Housewives", record and play near-perfectly.
> Others, such as "Saturday Night Live", are barely watchable. It's hard
> to describe what's going on, but I've put up a couple of "screen
> shots" (in the traditional sense; I took a picture of my TV screen with
> a digital camera) that show the problem:
> http://broughton.ca/images/ss1.jpg (note that the KCTS logo appears in
> three places on the screen)
> http://broughton.ca/images/ss2.jpg (horizontal streaks to the right of
> "1999")
> I'm pretty sure this problem has to do with capturing, because I see the
> same thing of I copy the MPG file to another computer and play it. I
> don't think processing speed is an issue, because I've got a Celeron 1.8
> GHz processor.
Hey Bob, I just installed a PVR-150 last night, and it was doing like that 
until I went into: 
setup. tv settings, recording profiles, MPEG2 encoders- 
and changed the 'image size" to 720x480 in default, live tv, etc. Now it works 

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