TV jerky on Portable Media Center from Media Center PC! Help :)

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by Ali \(Alastair Maggs\), Oct 18, 2004.

  1. Hiya, I'm in the UK with a media center PC 2004 and a Creative PMC. When I
    transfer recorded TV shows from my MC PC to my PMC, the playback on the
    device is rather jerky - plays smoothly for about 4 seconds then freezes for
    a couple.

    I'm tried changing the quality of the recording/transfer but all that does
    is makes it worse, I still get the jerkyness but in less quality :). Any

    Ali \(Alastair Maggs\), Oct 18, 2004
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  2. Hmm, could that be a 50Hz vs 60Hz issue? If you're in the UK, your
    recordings will be 50Hz (interlaced), while US recordings are 60Hz

    I haven't actually heard from anyone in Europe with a PMC yet. Are they
    officially available here? Did you buy yours in the UK, or did you import
    it from the USA?

    I'll set the Followup-To to the dedicated PMC newsgroup, so if you reply to
    this post, it will show up there. Make sure you subscribe to to follow this thread.

    Robert Schlabbach, Oct 18, 2004
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  3. Also take a look at what processes are running in the background. Intel's
    application accellerator is known to cause the same types of issues. There
    may be others that I'm not aware of as well. I had a similar jumpiness every
    three to four seconds because of the intel app, once I got rid of it, picture
    smoothed out again.
    JDThree [MVP], Oct 18, 2004
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