[mythtv-users] Pre-sales open for HD-PVR
mythtv at salfter.dyndns.org
Tue Apr 8 17:41:30 UTC 2008
Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> MythTV itself shouldn't really care much about the video hardware. It
> just reads an MPEG stream from /dev/video?. The only difference with the
> HD PVR would be, presumably, the resolution of the MPEG stream.
The recording format for this gadget is AVCHD, which is H.264 video and AC3
audio inside an MPEG-2 transport stream. I had to deal with this format
recently to transcode some recordings from a video camera to Flash video for a
website; transcoding was an ugly, slow, multi-step process.
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