[mythtv-users] UK Freview HD isers - what specs are your frontends

David Campbell dave at cpfc.org
Wed Mar 28 10:50:24 UTC 2007

David Watkins wrote:
> I'd be interested too.
> If that hardware turns out to be out of reach you can of course
> transcode the H.264 to MPEG2 using mplayer/mencoder and then watch it
> on significantly lesser hardware.
> AFAIK the freeview signal is officially only a 'test' so they may move
> the goal post from time to time by changing their broadcast standard.

They (the BEEB) are of course writing their own Open source codec, Dirac 
- I *believe* the aim is to ditch all this H264 stuff eventually but 
don't quote me.

I've just made my own thread go way off topic haven't I?


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