[ILUG] cheap linux compatible tv tuner cards
gmccullagh at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 23:03:01 IST 2006
On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> Model ?
Manual says "Pinnacle PCTV Stereo", lspci says:
01:08.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA7134 Video Broadcast Decoder (rev 01)
Subsystem: Pinnacle Systems Inc. Pinnacle PCTV Stereo (saa7134)
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 201
Memory at ed002000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
> Don't forget about deinterlacing:
> mplayer has good support for deinterlacing:
> Try adding the `-vf pp=lb` option.
> Other methods to try instead of lb are li,ci,md
Must try that out, thanks. I'm currently working with a rabbit's ears so
the signals so poor I'll hardly tell the difference :-)
> Note I found tvtime a much easier app to use than mplayer.
> Definitely recommended.
I've used it too and it is nice. I mainly went for mplayer in order to use
mencoder. As it's a royal PITA to configure I thought I might document it.
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