[mythtv-users] 2 second delay on video (and is there a way to get rid of it?)

Steve Hodge stevehodge at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 23:03:01 UTC 2008

On Jan 19, 2008 4:44 AM, David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com> wrote:

> > standing in front of the camera calls me on the phone, I would like
> > their mouth to sync up with their words.
> The inherent delay makes mythtv not very suitable for videophone
> applications, but the lip-sync is a different issue.  You're probably
> listening to the sound directly, when you need to pass it through a
> capture card (either your video capture card will have an audio input,
> or you need to use a dedicated sound card.  Then mythtv should at
> least keep sound and video in sync.

Yes. Though for a videophone application a two second delay is going to
pretty annoying even with the sound and video in sync.

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