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Playing ts files on dvd player quest Update

05-01-2005, 01:41 PM
You may have reacently seen my post on playing TS HD files ona standard dvd player connected toa HDTV throgugh the relevent HD connectors. Well i think i "may" have a way of doing so. Previously i proposed that i could compile a dvd and forcing it to do so even though the resolution is higher, well that failed.

Though i may have another way but before i do so i have some questions on the HD format to know if this will work or not. Im wondering the TS files you get on websites, newsgroups ect.. are they in the standard mpeg2 codec format.

Also do any of you own a dvd player where instead of say creating a vcd where you would have to build up the relevent file structure, you could you just plonk the file onto any disk and play it directly off it?

05-01-2005, 08:55 PM
This can't ever work with a standard player. The MPEG2 chips are limited to decoding the so-called 'low level' MPEG2, and not the 'high level' required for HDTV. That needs more decoding power & speed & more memory. There's only one or two players that can do anything like this...

TS files are more than standard MPEG2, they're an ATSC 'transport stream' that has multiple streams & other data like closed captions & program guide info. There are utilities that can strip out a MPEG2 stream...

05-02-2005, 02:41 AM
i talked to the people from denon and they said that thier high end players are capable of doing so. BTW the player in question costs over 2500 and is specificly built to handle higher data rates.

05-03-2005, 08:38 PM
The people you talked to are misinformed. That Denon is simply an upconverting DVD player, it has no advanced codecs...

Here's one that does...