[mythtv-users] IVTV Bitrate & Resolution

Bruce Markey bjm at lvcm.com
Fri Mar 23 17:43:44 UTC 2007

Tristan McCann wrote:
> After many months, I finally found a very nice resolution and bitrate.
> The resolution is 720x480, but the bitrate is 12000Mbps. I find that
> bitrate pretty high, but the difference between 3500 VBR, 7000 VBR and
> 12000 CBR (which is what it is now) is very noticeable.
> If I try to reduce the resolution to 640x480 or 352x480 or 480x480, it
> does more than reduce the resolution in a digital way. It actually makes
> the recording look "snowy",

As I've pointed out before, hardware encoders suck.



--  bjm

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