[mythtv-users] Pixelation Issues

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Mar 7 06:07:59 UTC 2007

On Mar 6, 2007, at 10:55 PM, D wrote:

> On 3/6/07, Stroller <linux.luser at myrealbox.com> wrote:
>> On 6 Mar 2007, at 00:18, D wrote:
>>> What are the ideal settings for recording SDtv?...
>>> I've got a pvr-150 encoding to MPEG-PS @ 720x480
>> PAL or NTSC?
>> I think that NTSC should be something x 480 but that PAL would be
>> better at x 576.
>> Is consumption of drive space an issue for you?
>> Stroller.
> NTSC, drive space isn't an issue. Like I said, it looks fine when set
> to square.  Maybe it is just setting the pixel shape and not the
> aspect of the video. Who knows?  All I know is thank you, upping the
> encoding rate improved the video drastically. :)

Square should be correct. If the original video was 4:3 and you want  
it to display as 4:3 that's what you want, anything other than a  
square pixel will result in a picture that is something other than  
the original aspect ratio.

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