[mythtv-users] PBS interlacing not working - Was: Cyberchase and de-interlacing

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Thu Jun 11 16:52:32 UTC 2009

On Thu, June 11, 2009 9:39 am, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 06/11/2009 11:44 AM, Yan Seiner wrote:
>> On Tue, June 9, 2009 3:48 pm, Justin The Cynical wrote:
>>> No errors about the video render or the deinterlacer, but damn it's
>>> nasty looking.  The kids don't seem to care, but it really bothers me.
>>> :-)
>> Same here.  I snagged the latest trunk yesterday; no joy.  Myth fails to
>> detect interlacing on PBS signal.  Myth thinks it's progressive.
> = the broadcaster is /telling/ Myth that the frames are progressive.
> Not a lot we can do with garbage.
>> I can manually select Interlaced from the pop-up menu.  Once I do that,
>> it's perfect.  Absolutely perfect.  I'm using VPDAU and the image is
>> rock
>> stable.
>> Is there some way to tell myth to *always* deinterlace on any PBS
>> program
>> so that I don't have to manually set it via the menu?
> By telling the broadcaster to fix their garbage.

Well, I just submitted a "Reception Report" to Oregon Public Broadcasting.
 As tomorrow is the DTV deadline, I expect that will be ignored while they
deal with Aunt Mabel telling them to fix their transmitters as her 27 year
old Zenith just went black.  :-)


Yan Seiner, PE

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