[FFmpeg-devel] Hauppauge HD-PVR Samples/Transport Support

Steven Ellis mail_lists
Thu Feb 28 23:42:05 CET 2008

On Fri, February 29, 2008 10:10, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> "Robert McNamara" <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 11:59 AM, M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> wrote:
>>> "Robert McNamara" <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> writes:
>>> > Hi Folks,
>>> >
>>> > I recently had a chance to take a look at a TS produced by the new
>>> > Hauppauge HD PVR (HD Component Capture device with h.264/AAC Hardware
>>> > Encoding).  A little birdie also told me that several of them had
>>> been
>>> > uploaded to the incoming samples repository at mplayerhq.hu.  To get
>>> a
>>> > bit more visibility, one of the samples is also at:
>>> >
>>> > http://www.megaupload.com/?d=4JN6XWCD
>>> >
>>> > It's a 9 Mbit CBR TS of h.264 video and AAC audio.  Ffmpeg is able to
>>> > inspect the container, but not able to do anything useful with it so
>>> > far.  I've managed to dump a few of the first frames with mplayer and
>>> > they look amazing.  Based on the little info I've received, these
>>> > files should be a slightly-nonstandard Mpeg-2 TS container that
>>> > ffmpeg/libavcodec are currently unable to interpret.   I wonder if
>>> > anyone has/will have an opportunity to look at these files?  I know
>>> Tell me a filename on our ftp, and I'll have a look.
>> I'm not certain that all of the files were uploaded successfully, but
>> they
>> were put in a directory named appropriately (Hauppauge_hd_pvr).  The
>> file
>> I've got is hcw_hd_pvr_1080i_h264_cap04.ts.  If I had to guess I would
>> imagine cap01, 02, 03, and 05 would be the others.
> There is nothing wrong with those files AFAICT (I don't have a strict
> MPEG TS checker at hand), and FFmpeg handles them without a glitch.
>> Thanks for looking into this!  I'm definitely not the only one
>> psyched about the potential of this box.
> I wasn't very impressed by the quality of those clips, but the source
> could have been bad for all I know.

I can confirm working with mplayer SVN and ffmpeg svn, and I was
reasonably impressed with the video quality.


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