[mythtv-users] The state of ATSC closed captioning

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 02:17:21 UTC 2008

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 8:48 PM, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:

> Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> says:
> > Does anyone know if any work is being done to improve the state of
> > ATSC closed captioning in Myth?
> Nope. They remain horribly broken.
> Turn off "Prefer EIA-708 over EIA-608 captions" to use VBI captions
> instead, which work, and work quite well.

Thank you!  I had taken broken HD captions as a fact of life and never
thought of looking for a solution.  Ahhhhh.

For anyone looking for this: Setup->TV Setting->Playback OSD, 3rd page.

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