[mythtv-users] Problem with PVR-150 capture
michaelachandler at cox.net
Tue Mar 6 14:54:38 UTC 2007
On Tuesday 06 March 2007 06:45, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Mar 6, 2007, at 7:27 AM, mike wrote:
> > 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
> > perfectly.
> Interesting, but I'd expect that sort of problem to show up on all
> channels, not just one.
> Robert: Are you having this problem only on KCTS? What does it look
> like if fed directly into a TV set?
> How are you receiving this channel, antenna? cable? If a cable system
> what channel is it on (I know KCTS is channel 9 off-air).
You're probably be right, Brian...(still very much a noobie here).
Mine was "pretty bad" on some channels, and "barely noticeable" on others, so
I just suggested this a as a possibility...
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