mplayer/mencoder with bktr(4) device

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at
Sun Aug 29 03:07:30 PDT 2004

On Sunday 29 August 2004 02:02, Damian Gerow wrote:
> Thus spake Michael Nottebrock (michaelnottebrock at [28/08/04 17:31]:
> : > I mean that the picture is fuzzy, there's horizontal lines going down
> : > the back, the colour's off in places...
> :
> : With S-Video? That really sounds like there's something wrong with the
> : video source. Are you using a SCART/S-VIDEO converter perhaps? In that
> : case you'd might to switch the signal to s-video at the video source
> : first...
> Yep, with S-Video.  Via mplayer, the RCA in is much cleaner than the
> S-Video in.  Which is the whole reason for my post -- I'm obviously doing
> something wrong, I just don't know what.

Ah. Hm, I suppose you already tried various values for the input parameter 
with mplayer/mencoder (perhaps you could post some of the commandlines you've 
already tried, particularly the one which gives you the bad picture)?

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