[vdr] HDTV material
anssi.hannula at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 14:00:13 CET 2005
Gavin Hamill wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 26, 2005 at 01:18:09PM +0100, Tomas Prybil wrote:
>>Happy Easter to all of You vdr listers!
>>I'm looking for some recorded HDTV material to start the exploration of
>>HDTV. I currently doesn't own a budget card and as I understand from
>>reading not able to record the available streams.
> Hm, my own understanding of it was that you can certainly record HDTV
> streams from a FF card - after all it's just data at a high bitrate -
> but to actually replay, you will need a software decoder like vdr-xine
> or softdevice, because the FF cards are simply incapable of displaying
> HDTV resolutions / decoding MPEG2 that fast.
FF card doesn't have enough bandwidth for the HDTV, unless modded:
However, IIRC at least HD-1 is starting MPEG4 HDTV transmissions this
summer which probably require much lesser bandwidth.
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