[mythtv-users] new PC build that's MythTV compatible

Owen manicmoose at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 11:34:32 UTC 2020

On Tue, 3 Nov 2020 at 20:30, Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:

> On 02/11/2020 22:43, Phill Edwards wrote:
> >
> >      > Thirded. I know you said you want to run apps other than MythTV,
> >     but FYI
> >      > I just bought a new Chromecast With Google TV and it runs MythTV
> >      > Mythfrontend app and the Leanfront app fine. FYI for anyone else
> >      > installing Mythfrontend, you need the 32 bit APK file.
> >
> >     Do you get flawlessly smooth playback of 1080i content on that when
> >     using Mythfrontend? I've yet to achieve that on anything ARM based,
> >     although I haven't tried any very recent hardware.
> >
> >
> > Sorry, I don't know as I haven't tried it. I'm not sure if any of the
> > Australian DVB-T broadcasts are 1080i. But the device is supposed to
> > support 4K, so would that mean 1080i would be OK?
> You can determine if a video is progressing or interlaced during
> playback by using Menu -> Video - Advanced (I think that's right). I'd
> imagine most sports would be interlaced, and maybe news reports.
Sadly, there are no Australian channels doing 1080p - the best they do is
1080i ... which as Stephen mentioned, often results in judder/jagging for
sport or panning type movies if not dealt with correctly.
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