[mythtv-users] PVR-350 questions...
m.watts at eris.qinetiq.com
Fri Aug 27 09:00:14 EDT 2004
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> Mark Watts wrote:
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> >>>4) If I bought another tuner card (for satilite tv - probably a Pinnacle
> >>>PCTV Sat CL), would MythTV be able to use the hardware acceleration part
> >>>of the PVR-350 to encode the steams from the other card to disk?
> >>>(basically, does it treat the PVR-350 as a hardware mpeg2 accelerator
> >> Probably "nope".
> >Ok, whats the likelyhood that a Satilite TV card will have its own MPEG2
> >encode stuff?
> A satelite card will provide you with either a DVB TS or a Program
> Stream. In either case MPEG2 compatible. They receive an MPEG2 Transport
Ah yes, I'd forgotten that they pluck the mpeg2 stream out of the air and onto
disk with little to no conversion.
Senior Systems Engineer
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