[vdr] EPIA mpeg2/4 quality on vdr-xine

Tony Grant tony at tgds.net
Mon Oct 1 08:02:43 CEST 2007


Le lundi 01 octobre 2007 à 07:44 +1300, Simon Baxter a écrit :
>  
> I'm currently running a Shuttle SK43G with the via/unichrome chipset,
> running a budget card and using vdr-xine as a softdevice.  Since
> recently adding an LCD 16:9 I'm now running it at 1360x768 with xine
> anamorphic, to get 4:3 pictures played in the right aspect without
> black bars up the sides.
>  
> I've noticed a quality drop in the picture like this.  It's all just
> that slight bit blurred.

Because the image is scaled. The picture will be better with the black
bars I am guessing?

> I'm in the throws of buying an EPIA SP8000EG or SP13000 with the
> mpeg2/4 accelerator.  Has anyone had experience with these and 16:9
> through x-windows?

I have the older M10000 CLE266 and picture quality on VGA out is good. I
am at 1440x900. MPEG2 is hardware decompressed and MPEG4 is accelerated
on the SP series. 

Cheers

Tony

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