iPod compression using Miglia TVMAX help

Discussion in 'iPod' started by boss1, Mar 3, 2007.

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    boss1

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    If you own this device or a similar one any help would be appreciated.

    So I bought a Miglia TVMAX http://www.miglia.com/products/video/tvmax/index.html device and it works amazingly great. I mean it's not full resolution digital HD video on my Mac but it's much much more than I expected.

    So i notice it obviously has a direct to iPod export option. Basically a button that lets you compress (export) your recorded video in a format for your iPod. Amazing option but it requires compression..well actually recompression because the recorded video is already compressed by the external hardware device that is Miglia.

    I notice there are a lot of options you can choose from for the Miglia device to choose which format you want the Miglia device to compress directly to, one of which is a mpeg 4 format (ipod plays mpeg4). So that said, if tweaked properly than the Miglia device can compress videos externally and directly to a format usable on iPods. No recompression on your Mac required right?

    I'm just trying to avoid having to use up a ton of CPU time compressing into iPod format when it looks like the Miglia device is very capable doing this externally in one shot. Anyone try this?
     

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