[mythtv] R5000-HD

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Jul 11 17:44:56 UTC 2008

Alan Nisota <alannisota at gmail.com> writes:

> Info at quantum-sci.com wrote:
>>> The R5000 solution is quite expensive.  While I haven't tried it myself, 
>>> I'd seriously consider an HD-PVR instead as it doesn't tie you to a 
>>> single provider/STB.  Your support is likely to be better as the number 
>>> of users will be significantly larger.
>> Nah.  Open-source for me, thank you.  Debian user for many years.
> A clarification:
> The HD-PVR that I was talking about is a card sold by Hauppague which 
> encodes component HD into h264 in hardware (much like the PVR250 but for 
> HD).  My understanding is that there are patches for Myth to use it 
> (it's pretty new), but don't know the details.

It's not a card, it's a box.  See:


> It should allow you to encode HD from any source supporting 
> component-out, and without the pain that is CoreAVC


       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
       Member, MIT Student Information Processing Board  (SIPB)
       URL: http://web.mit.edu/warlord/    PP-ASEL-IA     N1NWH
       warlord at MIT.EDU                        PGP key available

More information about the mythtv-dev mailing list