MiniMad frame-drops
  • bLackburst
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    MiniMad frame-drops

    by bLackburst » Wed Nov 11, 2015 3:30 am

    The MiniMad is playing an .mp4 (1920*1080 @25fps, 30mbps) and dropping frames. Seems to come in and out of smooth playback.
    Am I right in assuming that the Minimad export process should optimise this media to a format it can play smoothly? Is there any use in experimenting with different bitrates etc if the export process transcodes it anyway?
    Thanks.
  • Pierre Guilluy
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    Re: MiniMad frame-drops

    by Pierre Guilluy » Fri Nov 13, 2015 12:00 pm

    Indeed, export to miniMAD transcodes the videos so it play smoothly on the miniMAD, but it may get a bit of tweaking in the next update.
    Changing the source file encoding shouldn't make any difference.

    Could you send me the project and movie file in a PM?

    You can always try to make trancoding tests yourself and copy the file to /mapping in the MINIMAD partition of the SD-card, in place of the one exported by MadMapper. miniMAD-compatible format is H264 / 420p with .mov extension.

    Let us know!

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