[MPlayer-users] tv card basics
lgb at lgb.hu
Mon Nov 25 18:54:03 CET 2002
On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 05:40:43PM +0100, Dexter Filmore wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > >
> > > anything based on bt878 should be fine. my wintvgo is super. obviously
> > > mencoder does all the capture outside of the card itself.
> But how much CPU power do you need to fluently encode full PAL in mpeg4 with a
> bt8x8? I guess below 1.5GHz won't be enough?
Dunno, however, AMD K6-2 450MHz was enough for me to encode various TV
series into DivX with vcr in real time with an ooooooold bt848 based TV
tuner card. However my eyes far from perfect so maybe you're right :)
- Gábor (larta'H)
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