[mythtv-users] Problem with PVR-150 capture

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Mar 6 18:17:13 UTC 2007

On Mar 6, 2007, at 11:07 AM, Brian Wood wrote:

>>> 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.
>> This seems to have fixed the problem. Thank you very much!
> First, obviously, glad to hear that's it's working.
> But resolution (image size) alone shouldn't have done that. I'll bet
> there was some other crap in the PVR's setup that got re-written when
> you changed the res parameters. I'm not a coder but perhaps it re-
> writes all the parameters to the card (or the driver) when something
> changes?

I'm basing this of course on the fact that you said some channels  
were "almost perfect".

If you really wanted to find out more you could try putting the res  
back to 640x480 and see what happens, but that would violate the  
don't touch it if it's working rule.

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