[mythtv-users] HD Compression Artifacts

Larry Sanderson larry.sanderson at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 19:38:10 UTC 2007

> oddly, I noticed that CBS's 1080i feed of the NFL looked much better
> in this regard than FOX's 720p feed, even with the idiotic choice by
> CBS to use overlays that thoroughly screw with mpeg encoding...
> Now if ESPNHD would just pull their heads out of their donkeys and
> switch to 1080i...

I would much rather have the higher frame rate of 720p for fast moving scenes 
that are typical of sports.  1080i is great for nature shows and chick 
flicks, but 720p is the right choice for sports.

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