Originally posted by AndrewF Are there any Windows CE or Palm style devices that can play raw Replay Mpeg's off of a 512 MB+ compact flash chip?
No, I don't think the pocketPC could deal with that.
You can, however, move a flood of shows off your replay and batch convert them. A half hour show can be crunched down to 50-70ish megs.
I've used Dr. Divx to make batch conversions. It's a slight pain in the butt because you have to load up each file you want converted. Be sure to get familiar with Dr. Divx Profile Editor. It's a seperate program in the same folder that lets you make a preset configuration to convert rtv shows to pocketpc(or any other settings you desire). You can load a raw replayTV file directly into Dr. Divx without using rtvtools.
I got a ipaq 1935 for $150 after coupon code and rebate and then went out and got a 512 meg chip for $145 after $10 coupon code. Works great.
It's a great excuse clear up some space on your replayTV too because at 60 megs per a half hour show, the file size doesn't impose on the capacity of a desktop hard drive.
Media encoder is also an option. I have not messed with their script method of doing batches. I'm not in a hurry to study it. Eventually I might find out it's a better option, but for now Dr. Divx looks the best from the standpoint of my experience.
Edit: oh. btw, when I got my pocketpc and started playing with putting replayTV shows on it I logged my experiences because I knew people would be comming around.
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