[MPlayer-users] Poor recording quality

Stefan Lange hoirkman at gmx.de
Sun Sep 21 19:18:40 CEST 2003

Chittaranjan Mandal wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> The sound is un-naturally shrill and the image appears to be a bit jumpy, possibly
> frames are being dropped. The command line used with mencoder and the output
> is given below. Can someone please point out the problem?
> The capture played back with mplayer (and sound with:
>   sox -w  -r 32000 -t ossdsp /dev/dsp1 -t ossdsp /dev/dsp) appear to be fine.
> -Chitta
> $ mencoder -tv on:driver=v4l:device=/dev/video1:width=384:height=288:input=0:norm=PAL:adevice=/dev/dsp1:forceaudio:forcechan=2 -o $NAME.avi -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:vbitrate=900 -oac mp3lame -lameopts cbr:br=32 -endpos 20
> MEncoder 0.91-RPM-3.1  (C) 2000-2003 MPlayer Team

add "audiorate=32000" to your -tv options and see if that helps.

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