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Forum: Players, DVRs, Media Centers 05-27-2004, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,100
Posted By MoovyGuy
Has anyone had any luck with using an ATI AIW...

Has anyone had any luck with using an ATI AIW with MythTV ..

I have an AIW 128 Pro (1 PCI & 1 AGP), an AIW Pro Raden (AGP) and an AIW 9600 AGP that I can use.

My preference would be to use the...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 09-11-2003, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By MoovyGuy
Re: dvd9 to dvd5

Yes:

Both the latest versions of DVD2One or Pinnacle InstantCopy will allow you to do what you want, but you'll have to shell out 40 or 50 bucks for the SW.

They will even allow you to vary the...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 02-19-2003, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By MoovyGuy
Hey there Scav77, Strictly speaking,...

Hey there Scav77,

Strictly speaking, according to what I've read, the north american DVD spec calls for the primary audio track of the main movie to be DD 5.1 (AC3), secondary MP2 or PCM tracks...
Forum: Authoring VCD, DVD, Blu-ray 02-05-2003, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By MoovyGuy
Hey MUS, Sorry man, DVD style menus are...

Hey MUS,

Sorry man, DVD style menus are simply not possible within a VCD structure. Certainly not motion menus.

VCDs have no concept of up, down, left, right navigation. Only "pick a number"...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-21-2003, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By MoovyGuy
Hey there yelever , Before you question can...

Hey there yelever ,

Before you question can be answered we need to better understand your set up.

What is your source ?
How powerfull is your PC's CPU ?
Do you have adequate memory ?
Do you...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-19-2003, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,397
Posted By MoovyGuy
Well here's another little tidbit that I learned...

Well here's another little tidbit that I learned recently.

When planning encodes that are Full D1 and the target is an HDTV:

The mode called 480p is the lowest of the three HD TV modes, but it...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-15-2003, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,567
Posted By MoovyGuy
Yeah, your right. I forgot about that !!! :?

Yeah, your right. I forgot about that !!! :?
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-15-2003, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,567
Posted By MoovyGuy
You can get them over here for around $500...

You can get them over here for around $500 Canadian, if your lucky. Average store price is around $550.00

You can burn VCD compliant(sort of) files to a DVD. The audio needs to be muxed out and...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-15-2003, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,567
Posted By MoovyGuy
Hey Great !! About 50% of my encodes are for...

Hey Great !!

About 50% of my encodes are for DVD so having this in its own area is perfect .... :ole:
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-04-2003, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By MoovyGuy
Hey m0rdant, Wuz just wondering how your...

Hey m0rdant,

Wuz just wondering how your encode turned out ? :grin:
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-01-2003, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
Well so far I've produced about 12 DVDr discs...

Well so far I've produced about 12 DVDr discs that have two full length movies on them, 1 with 3 movies (half-D1) and a Lord of the Rings extended edition on a single DVDr.

For every one of these...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-01-2003, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
Hey syk2c11, howz it going ?? I remember...

Hey syk2c11, howz it going ??

I remember something a while back about using CQ_VBR with KDVD. Something about it being a no no.

Kwag, do you remember any issues with it ? I seem to remember...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-01-2003, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
OK kiddies, Have some new results here and...

OK kiddies,

Have some new results here and what I'm finding, much to my own chagrin :grr1: that the 2xVBR encodes that are roughly at the same file size as the CQ encodes are not as good quality...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 01-01-2003, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By MoovyGuy
Hey m0rdant; I did exactly this !! What...

Hey m0rdant;

I did exactly this !!

What I did not do was try to encode both DVD's as one film. I encoded each disc seperatly and simply added them both in to the same project in Ulead DVD...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-30-2002, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
OK Boys and girls, As a follow up, here are...

OK Boys and girls,

As a follow up, here are my new numbers with the Notch 2 beta Q.Matrix.

Old Numbers:

New numbers - Same encoding methods, but new Q.Matrix


So as you can see, the...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-30-2002, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
Yeah, but I'm not trying to make the CQ encode as...

Yeah, but I'm not trying to make the CQ encode as large as the 2xVBR, I actually want to bring the 2xVBR down to the same file size as the CQ encode and then compare quality .......

Always trying...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-30-2002, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
My VBV buffer size is always 224 for DVD encodes,...

My VBV buffer size is always 224 for DVD encodes, this setting is the same as the DVD standard template included with TMPGenc ...

And now some new results, using the same test sequence, only the...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-29-2002, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
Yeah, I tell ya it's a real pain in the ass...

Yeah,

I tell ya it's a real pain in the ass having to stay within the confines of the DVD spec, but the compatibility is important for some of what I produce ...

The stuff that never leaves the...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-29-2002, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
Well guys, here's what I'm seeing so far...

Well guys,

here's what I'm seeing so far .... using a test clip from High Crimes, that is 1 minute and 50 seconds long, video only, no resizing, encoded at full 720x480 ...

All encodes are...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-29-2002, 12:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
Alrighty then !! I'll be starting up a test...

Alrighty then !!

I'll be starting up a test run in a few and going comatose ... back in the morn ... :wink:
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-28-2002, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
Hey Kwag, What is the latest version of your...

Hey Kwag,

What is the latest version of your Q.Matrix ? Cause the one I'm using is from way back when the first KDVD template came out .....

If there is a newer one in the latest KVCD...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-28-2002, 11:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
Sure, I'll jump in ... as it happens, the VOBs...

Sure, I'll jump in ... as it happens, the VOBs for High Crimes is currently sitting on my main processing machine. I just got finished making a 1 CD KVCD of the movie for my wife ......

What GOP...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-28-2002, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
The problem is the authoring programs don't let...

The problem is the authoring programs don't let you import an mpeg file that has long GOPs. The DVD standard define a MAX GOP of 15 PAL and 18 NTSC. But then, if we can get a DVD authoring package...
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-27-2002, 11:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,379
Posted By MoovyGuy
Hey there syk2c11; How does the quality...

Hey there syk2c11;

How does the quality compare to using Kwags KDVD template or my slightly more conservative version :?:

How about the compression ?
Forum: Video Encoding and Conversion 12-17-2002, 10:11 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 22,710
Posted By MoovyGuy
Nice to see I'm not the only "northerner" here .....

Nice to see I'm not the only "northerner" here .. :wink:
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