[mythtv-users] Mythtv on Rock Pi X

James Linder jam at tigger.ws
Sun Jan 17 22:12:09 UTC 2021



> On 17 Jan 2021, at 10:42 pm, Calvin Dodge <caldodge at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> In my experience it's both broadcasters and cable. Checking over recordings, I can see significant reductions in sizes over time for both sources.
> 
> Calvin
> 
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2021, 11:56 PM Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "James Linder" <jam at tigger.ws>
> 
> > I while ago I said my HD was no better than SD. After the inital 'crap' response
> > there was opinion that broadcasters round the world are slowly downgrading the
> > quality. IIRC Stuart sent me a link to jellyfish samples recorded at various
> > rates, encoding and at 1080 and 4k.
> 
> > These were good, smooth and sharp.
> > 
> > I wonder if broadcast is affecting perception here too.
> 
> It's not broadcasters.  It's *cable*.  Local affiliate signals that are a
> major fraction of 19mb/s OTA are often *way* less than that coming out of
> your STB.

Calvin
the dancing looks lovely. My modem/router joined the choir disrupting all my testing. I'll report back as soon as I quell the chaos.
Thanks
James

Ps the answer is a mobile phone as a hotspot (how are you doing mail with no internet)


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