Picture-perfect MythTV: how to improve video quality

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Envious of how good TVTime looks compared to MythTV? Envy no more.

Excellent picture quality is important if you use MythTV a lot. Unfortunately, if you’re using a standard Brooktree (bt848 or bt878) video capture card, the default settings of your card work against you. You might have noticed light colors washed out, color ringing on sharp vertical lines, brightly lit areas of the video flashing rapidly, and a general picture darkness that doesn’t make MythTV justice when comparing it to a TV set or TVTime.

We’re about to fix that for ya.

Step 1: install the adjust filter on each channel

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