[mythtv] comparison of quality of output: pvr350 tv-out vs epia-m9000 tv-out

Kenneth Aafl°y ke-aa at frisurf.no
Tue Mar 30 17:36:58 EST 2004

On Tuesday 30 March 2004 23:13, Simon Kenyon wrote:
> i have two identical boxes (apart from the case they are identical)
> one is running debian 2.4.25 with tv-out from the pvr-250 using ivtv-fb
> the other is running gentoo 2.6.4-r1 with tv-out from the epia-m900 using
> libddmpeg
> the hauppauge wins hands down - no doubt about it. which is really really
> sad! the quality of the epia is like a bad vcr, the pvr350 is close to the
> original signal as to be almost indistinguishable

Did you test this with a very recent CVS version of MythTV? If not, please try 

> using the epia would have meant a cheaper capture card and audio going
> across the pci bus instead of out and in via the audio out on the tv-tuner
> and audio in on the motherboard
> has anyone else tried this side by side comparison
> and just FYI
> the sound from the epia is delayed about a half a second compared to the
> pvr350

Not here...using alsa drivers with oss emu, btw.


Kenneth Aafl°y
ke-aa at frisurf.no

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