[mythtv-users] Mythtv on Rock Pi X

James Linder jam at tigger.ws
Mon Jan 18 05:53:17 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.


my perception that SD and HD are similar is what is broadcast not mythtv.
Likewise that I can't get really smooth motion is broadcast not mythtv.
Your dance clip was beautiful and beautifully smooth.
Better get used to the bars kid (Back to the Future)
My samsung tv displays crap video as smooth. They *have* to be interpolating. I must find out WHAT they are doing on a small CPU.

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