Working settings for hanbrake 0.9.4
If you don't have handbrake you can download it from here
I started with the settings here
I had to change a few things so I'm listing the whole setup.
This will give you a nicely cropped full screen video.
Size: Width 480 Height 320
Keep Aspect Ratio: Unchecked
Automatic Cropping: Checked
Everything on this tab off.
Grayscale Encoding: Unchecked
Video Codec: H.264 (x264)
Framerate (FPS): 24
2-Pass Encoding: Checked
Turbo First Pass: Checked
Avg Bitrate (kbps): 384
Make sure you only have 1 track here.
Audio Codec: AAC(faac)
Bitrate: 64 (You can set this to your taste, I find 64 works well enough for me.)
Be sure to add your track after you have selected everything.
This tab is not really needed but it's a good idea to do this for movies with foreign subtitles like anime or foreign flicks.
Forced Only: Checked
Burned In: Checked
Add the track when you are done. As with audio you only want one track here.
Create chapter markers: Unchecked
The settings in this section are very important to working videos on the eris.
Reference Frames: 2
Mixed References: Unchecked
Motion Estimation Method: Uneven Multi-Hexagon
Subpixel Motion Estimation: Default (7)
Motion Estimation Range: Default (16)
8x8 DCT: Unchecked
CABAC Entropy Coding: Unchecked
Psychovisual Rate Distortion: Slide all the way to the right
No Fast-P-Skip: Unchecked
No DCT-Decimate: Unchecked
Deblocking: Both set to Default