Re: Recording TV with Debian
On Thu, 3 Jul 2008 02:04:29 +0930
Dale <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Thank you Dale, and others.
Dale I also tried using mencoder, but the result was very poor quality.
After some testing I managed to get a very clean and good quality
recording using transcode instead.
> 2008/7/2 <email@example.com>:
> > On Wed, 2 Jul 2008 00:48:10 +0200
> > firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Okay, so I figured out how to capture using mencoder, but the
> > quality is really bad.
> > What are you using to capture video?
> >> Hi.
> >> I have been using GNU/Linux for about ten years and I have always
> >> been very happy with it.
> >> Today however I wanted to record some old video recordings from my
> >> Sony M8 video recorder, and I got my hands on a Pinnacle video
> >> card.
> >> Now installing tvtime and watching the tapes is very easy and it
> >> works perfectly, but recording from the device.. damn..
> >> First I tried mythtv, and I am sorry, but that is one bloated
> >> piece of shit. I am not setting up my own freaking TV station.
> >> All the other packages I tried, either didn't work, or crashed or
> >> something else.
> >> This sucks big time!
> >> Rico.
> >> PS.: Yeah I know, this is nothing but complaining, but air was
> >> needed!
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> Hi Rico,
> attached is a bash script I wrote for capturing stuff from the svideo
> input. it is set for PAL format as it the format for where I live, I
> hope it some help for you. There is no gui enviroment needed to run
> this script.
> The script is very ruff and ready atm and still need lots more work on
> it to add extra function ability to it.
> Hope it some help to you
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