[mythtv-users] IVTV Bitrate & Resolution

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 18:04:07 UTC 2007

On 3/23/07, Tristan McCann <tristan at aquaagua.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using a PVR500 on a Samsung 27inch tube TV that does progressive
> scan. I am using component out from my video card, and bob
> deinterlacing. The screen resolution is HD480p, which is 640x480.
> 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.
Hmm. I record at 720x480 on my PVR250 and the default bitrate (2.2GB/
hour) and see very little difference (when played on my sony 36 inch
HD tv) between the analog cable input signal (which is by no means not


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