[mythtv-users] DirecTV H21 via S-Video

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Aug 1 17:41:27 UTC 2008

On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 09:56:52AM -0700, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Aug 1, 2008, at 9:22 AM, jedi wrote:
> > I believe it's actually an H23 (if it matters).
> >
> > If I can get 480x480p out of the dang thing that might be  
> > improvement enough.
> >
> > The 720p stuff looks cool although I'm not sure it matters so
> > much for what I've seen so far. I will probably setup a test
> > backend with the H23 and the 1212 since I don't want to run
> > trunk for "production".
> >
> > My minis kind of limped along with the 720p stuff and the ATV just  
> > fell over.
> I have to say that I'm reluctant to move from what I have now to the  
> 1212 simply because I have a good known working system right now. The  
> quality will be a bit better with the 1212, but I'm not sure how huge  
> an improvement it will be. Everything looks really good to me right  
> now. Colors look much better in high-def, but that aside, I'm quite  
> happy with svideo that comes out of my Satellite boxes.
> And, and I run 1080i and 720p on my ATV running Mythbuntu without a  
> problem (with XvMC). You should be able to, too.

MPEG2 vs. h264.

Different beasts.

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