[mythtv-users] HD Compression Artifacts
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Mar 24 04:53:10 UTC 2007
On 03/23/2007 04:54 PM, Scott Alfter wrote:
> John Goerzen wrote:
>> This is the first I've really noticed it, though. I haven't watched
>> much basketball in HD, but the live football I've watched doesn't seem to
>> have had the problem. And prerecorded shows usually look great.
> I've never noticed compression problems with the HD stuff I watch, but them I
> don't usually watch sports. I've gone ahead and scheduled this
> afternoon/evening's games to be recorded because UNLV will be playing (go
> Rebels! :-) ), so it'll be interesting to see if the game looks significantly
> worse than NCIS or The Unit.
You ever watch the intro's to your shows (i.e. with the actors' names
superimposed on fast-moving scenes/animations of images from the show
and all)? The NCIS intro (and, IIRC, also The Unit intro) is an
excellent example of too-low-bitrate compression.
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