[pvrusb2] Fuzzy Video using Hauppauge WinTV PVR USB2
cardboil at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 04:55:06 CST 2005
I will adjust the bit rate and try again.
In the mean time, I noticed the following XVideoOutputXv error from
mythfrontend. Any ideas on what I should do to rectify it?
2005-12-12 15:12:51.715 Disable DPMS
0: start_time: 0.036 duration: 0.193
1: start_time: 0.024 duration: 0.175
stream: start_time: 0.272 duration: 2.269 bitrate=6521 kb/s
2005-12-12 15:12:53.551 AFD: Opened codec 0xa165430, id(MPEG2VIDEO) type(Video)
2005-12-12 15:12:53.591 AFD: Opened codec 0xa19db30, id(MP2) type(Audio)
2005-12-12 15:12:53.594 Opening audio device '/dev/dsp'.
2005-12-12 15:12:53.594 Opening OSS audio device '/dev/dsp'.
2005-12-12 15:12:53.635 VideoOutputXv Error: Could not find suitable
2005-12-12 15:12:53.635 VideoOutputXv: Falling back to X shared memory
*** May be slow ***
On 12/12/05, Frans Meulenbroeks <fransmeulenbroeks at yahoo.com> wrote:
> cardboil, what you describe seems to be related to a
> bitrate that is too low. What is the bitrate that you
> are using?
> Note that this is MPEG2 so I would recommend to use at
> least 6 Mbps (which is the default).
> I've seen people who assumed they could use the same
> bitrates as for MPEG4 (e.g. 1 Mbps). MPEG2 @ 1 Mbps is
> simply lousy.
> Other causes for your problem can be:
> the bitrate is too high and you are connecting through
> a usb 1.1 hub (or your 1.1 hub also contains other
> And the latest firmware seems to have a bug when you
> set the avg bitrate to a larger value than the max
> bitrate you also get very lousy pictures.
> PS: I assumed that with fuzzy you mean that you are
> seeing some (blocking) artefacts and not an unsharp
> picture. If the latter happens I would suspect the
> It might also help if you can provide a list of all
> your settings (or test with the default ones) and make
> a small test clip available on a web or ftp site.
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