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jeffcbergeron
Sep 16, 2010, 11:57 AM
i recently got an apple tv - 160gb.
i have been ripping my dvd's via handbrake 64 bit.
my issue is only with a few of my dvd's that i converted using handbrake... they play fine on itunes... but once viewed on my apple tv, the video is choppy and pixelated. i have tried both syncing and and streaming - same result.

i would appreciate any input on this...
thanks.

jeff



mrtune
Sep 16, 2010, 12:27 PM
i recently got an apple tv - 160gb.
i have been ripping my dvd's via handbrake 64 bit.
my issue is only with a few of my dvd's that i converted using handbrake... they play fine on itunes... but once viewed on my apple tv, the video is choppy and pixelated. i have tried both syncing and and streaming - same result.

i would appreciate any input on this...
thanks.

jeff

Lower the video bitrate. Works for me when I get this issue.

mchalebk
Sep 16, 2010, 12:49 PM
Are you using the AppleTV preset? I use it (without any tweaks) and have never had this problem.

jeffcbergeron
Sep 16, 2010, 01:22 PM
Thanks Mr tune. I'll give it a try. Any suggestions on what the bit rate should be?
Thx.

J

roidy
Sep 16, 2010, 01:44 PM
You shouldn't be setting a bitrate value, you should be using constant quality mode with an RF value of between 21-19 (lower numbers give a higher quality file). Infact if you use the AppleTV preset then constant quality with an RF value of 20 should already be set for you.

jeffcbergeron
Sep 17, 2010, 11:51 AM
thanks for the reply roidy,
that seams to be the problem... working good now.

much appreciated for all who gave input.

regards,
j