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Windows 7: WMC recording in unwatchable aspect ratios

23 Sep 2014   #1
Shifoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
WMC recording in unwatchable aspect ratios

Using HDHomerun Prime tuner to record tv through WMC. All was fine until a week or so. Intermittent wtv file recordings unwatchable because the screen size aspect ratios are unwatchable. I'm seeing 0.03, 0.04, etc.
I can usually hawk answers to problems I have on the web but, I am stumped on this one. I don't know if it's the HDHomerun, WMC or some other device in between. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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23 Sep 2014   #2
3D Jed

Windows 7 pro x64 SP1
 
 

'the screen size aspect ratios are unwatchable. I'm seeing 0.03, 0.04, etc'

what does this mean ? aspect ratio is width/height eg 1920px/1080px = 1.77
is your image really 0.03 eg 1920px/57px ? - a thin horizontal line
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23 Sep 2014   #3
Shifoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks for the reply. I record the wtv files through the HDHomerun Prime/WMC. I convert the files to mp4 using handbrake for later viewing. Recently, when loading the some wtvs into Handbrake, they were not loading. I saw in Handbrake under the Picture tab that the Source size was not correct. I have seen 16x464 w/ 0.03 aspect ratio and also a 0.04 aspect ratio. VLC crashes when opening the wtv and WMP plays the audio with a black screen.
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23 Sep 2014   #4
Shifoo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

File sizes are still around what they should be: 3 to 8 GB depending on resolution, framerates and show length.
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