[mythtv-users] HDPVR Recoridng profiles?

Andrew Stadt acstadt at stadt.ca
Fri Apr 1 08:41:02 UTC 2011

On 29/03/2011 11:29 AM, Steven Adeff wrote:
> <snipped>
> I wanted to wait before responding to what I've found since changing
> my settings.
> I only changed the Max setting. What I found was that at the stock
> setting my ION systems would have hiccup issues every so often with
> recordings done with my HDPVR (QAM was fine, firewire has it's own,
> separate issues).
> I lowered the Max down a bit and the Avg slightly, I've not noticed
> the hiccups since and I have not noticed any degradation in quality on
> my 50" Panasonic plasma (that machine uses a GT220 fyi).
> from what I've read about the HDPVR, the "Max" settings are way
> overkill for what is broadcast by cable/satellite companies and really
> more for "ripping" things like Blu-Ray. From my tests I can see why
> this is.
> just my thoughts. I've saved some space too which is nice, but really
> it was about being able to watch HDPVR recordings on the ION systems
> without affecting the quality on my plasma.
If you don't mind, just for my own edification (and being torn between 
ordering a new HD-PVR or waiting for Colossus support (don't have time 
to work on that myself at the moment) ) what settings did you finally 
end up using?



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