[vdr] FF card A/V sync suggestion

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Oct 21 12:24:04 CEST 2006

C.Y.M wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>> C.Y.M wrote:
>>> ... [ problem with A/V desync ]
>>> I would have to say that this is exactly the same thing I have been
>>> experiencing
>>> for years and years.  But, this never happens with budget cards.. only
>>> FF cards.
>> I'm not sure what you mean here. Budget cards can't replay,
>> so it's clear that this problem can't happen with them.
>> Or are you saying that this only happens with recordings
>> made from FF cards, and not with recordings made from
>> budget cards? Both, of course, replayed via a FF card.
> What I was trying to say is that the recordings are not damaged.  They seem to
> playback fine with a software decoder on both FF and budget cards.

There you go again: a software decoder *can't* replay "on a budget card".
This is just nonsense (sorry, no offense).

> I think that
> Udo has brought up a very good point about why mplayer is "immune" to the a/v
> desync problem when just using mpegpes to forward the video to the FF dvb card.

What VDR sends to the FF DVB card *is* MPEG-PES. I wouldn't know
what to do differently - but apparenty mplayer does some magic,
so if this can be found out, it might help.


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