[linux-dvb] putting dvb card into letter box mode ?

John Risby john at padimax.co.uk
Fri Nov 4 13:20:20 CET 2005

Hi Hartmut,

>Things like letter box mode, sound stream selection, overlay etc.
>normally are not the job of the dvb card. In most cases, it just
>provides the transport stream. Parsing, parameter selection, decoding
>and output formatting are the job for the MPEG decoder which is
>application software in most cases. In your case, it might be the
>job of the pvr-350 which has a MPEG decoder and video output, right?

That's what I was wondering. Yes, the pvr-350 provides the mpeg decoding
and output.

MythTv has the feature to change aspect ratio but nothing happens when I
change it. 

I'll try the ivtv list.

Thanks for your help.


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