[mythtv-users] garbage on top few pixels of HD video

David Snider dsnider at thesniderpad.com
Sat Mar 31 17:02:52 UTC 2007

jaggroups wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am having an odd problem with my myth box.
> I have noticed that my recording of Raines from my PCHDTV 5500 card  
> off the air plays with some garbage on the top.
> You can see an example at: http://www.brownout.com/raines-garbage.jpg
> It only shows up while it is playing.  If I pause the video it goes  
> away.  It seems to happen with whatever playback settings I use  
> (decoder and deinterlacer settings).
> The video seems fine when I play it back on my mac.
> Does anyone have any idea what is going on here?
> I have noticed this problem on other content recorded from NBC (off  
> air HD).
> I haven't noticed it with content from other networks.
I'm not sure if it's the same issue, but I had similar garbage on my HD 
recordings.  I enabled the overscan settings under TV playback, I set 
the horizontal and vertical to 1 each...  and it "went away".....

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