[mythtv-users] Build a robust FE - irritated with IONs

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Dec 24 00:10:09 UTC 2010

On Thursday, December 23, 2010 04:57:29 pm Keith Edmunds wrote:

> Amen to all that. I have an ION330HT, dedicated FE only, and I get
> visible artefacts (I think it's called "combing"), loss of audio
> sync, some stuttering with subtitles (not quite so bad with the
> latest 0.24-fixes).

"Combing" or "Mouse Teeth" is an interlacing artifact, and the IONs 
can't do the most effective forms of de-interlacing.

A 1080p file is not interlaced, so it looks much better to you. You 
should see the same lack of "combing" with a 720p file.

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