homemade PVR questions
steve at sohara.org
Sun Mar 26 11:22:17 UTC 2006
On Sat, 25 Mar 2006 15:33:49 -0500
Nicolas Blais <nb_root at videotron.ca> wrote:
> I have a WinTV card and I can record with transcode (also possible with
> mencoder) but the problem is that whenever bktr (the wintv driver) is opened
> for read, the TV audio that is fed from my WinTV to my sound card thru
> the "line in" port is heard.
> That means that I can record a show (audio/video) correctly, but at the cost
> of hearing the audio while it is recording. Obviously annoying unless I turn
> off my speakers, and I haven't found a way around (playing with mixer to turn
> down the volume obviously turns down the recorded volume too).
It shouldn't - my vcr script (using ffmpeg) adjusts the mixer
settings like this:
mixer vol 0
mixer line 100
mixer igain 100
mixer =rec line
Result silence and a perfect recording.
I have seen various names for igain on different sound cards but
never had any problems with vol reduced to 0.
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