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Snipeinc86 12-06-2013 06:17 AM

Hi everybody!!!

My question is about video recording for HD STB.

I want to know first, what difference between 15Mbits per sec versus 20 Mbits per second. Is there a big difference about video quality? I capture with a hdmi cable.

Because I bought Hauppage HDPVR2 , maximum quality is 14Mbits per second.

I wonder if it would be better for me to buy the Colossus mode that picks has 20Mbit second?
What is the correct bitrate to maintain a good image of a recording 1080i. Does the HDPVR2 a 14MBit per second is enough?
If I converse video, the HDPVR2 do will have enough to keep good quality to watch on a screen projector with 92-inch?

Thank You

Doug O 12-10-2013 04:38 PM

Some of the newer devices designed for game capture can go much higher:

http://www.amazon.com/Elgato-Capture-PlayStation-Recorder-10025010/dp/B00840353W/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1386721990&sr=8-2&keywords=elgato+game+capture+hd

http://www.amazon.com/AVerMedia-Portable-Capture-Xbox360-60Mbps/dp/B00B2IZ3B0/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1386722191&sr=8-3&keywords=avermedia+game+capture+hd

but for set top boxes for recording TV?

Good thread here:


http://forum.videohelp.com/threads/334145-HDCP-strippers/page15


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