Help, what encoding config is better ?

08-09-2012 07:01 PM
consubtitulos
1 posts

Hello,

Im using a vulkano to record TV,

I can select different Recording formats and I would like your advise about what do you think is better?

I have doubts about these 2 configuration:
ALL Files are recorded in mp4 files format

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CONFIGURATION A

Total Stream BitRate 2,911 Kbps
Video Stream #1
Codec (Human Name) AVC
Codec (FourCC) avc1
Codec Profile Main@L3.1
Frame Width 720 pixels
Frame Height 416 pixels
Frame Rate 29.970 fps
Display Aspect Ratio 16:09
Scan Type Progressive
Color Space YUV
Codec Settings (Summary) CABAC / 1 Ref Frames
QF (like Gordian Knot) 0.31
Codec Settings (CABAC) Yes
Codec Settings(Reference
Frames) 1
Video Stream BitRate 2,780 Kbps
Video Stream BitRate
Mode VBR
Bit Depth 8 bits
Video Stream Size 95%
Video Stream Language English
Audio Stream #1
Codec AAC
Codec (FourCC) 40
Audio Stream BitRate 128 Kbps
Audio Stream BitRate
Mode VBR
Number of Audio Channels 2
Audio Channelís
Positions Front: L R
Sampling Rate 48.0 KHz
Audio Stream Size 4%
Audio Stream Language English

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CONFIGURATION B

Total Stream BitRate 2,437 Kbps
Video Stream #1
Codec (Human Name) AVC
Codec (FourCC) avc1
Codec Profile Baseline@L1.3
Frame Width 848 pixels
Frame Height 480 pixels
Frame Rate 29.970 fps
Display Aspect Ratio 16:9
Scan Type Progressive
Color Space YUV
Codec Settings (Summary) 1 Ref Frames
QF (like Gordian Knot) 0.189
Codec Settings (CABAC) No
Codec Settings
(Reference Frames) 1
Video Stream BitRate 2,307 Kbps
Video Stream BitRate
Mode VBR
Bit Depth 8 bits
Video Stream Size 95%
Video Stream Language English
Audio Stream #1
Codec AAC
Codec (FourCC) 40
Audio Stream BitRate 128 Kbps
Audio Stream BitRate
Mode VBR
Number of Audio Channels 2
Audio Channelís
Positions Front: L R
Sampling Rate 48.0 KHz
Audio Stream Size 5%
Audio Stream Language English


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The mains differences are:

CONFIGURATION A
Codec Profile Main@L3.1
CABAC YES
Resolution: 720X416
Bitrate: 2.911 kbps

CONFIGURATION B
Codec Profile Baseline@L1.3
CABAC NO
Resolution: 848X480
Bitrate: 2.437 kbps

which one would you choose?

A has more bitrate and use CABAC but worst resolution, and B has better resolution but worst bitrate and NO CABAC

advices please?

Thanks a lot
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