[mythtv-users] PVR-500 Dual Tuner

John Harvey john.p.harvey at btinternet.com
Thu Dec 2 12:11:32 UTC 2004

Work has been done on the 150. The last i heard was
that if you use the 0.3.1 drivers then it can capture
video but not audio at the moment.

You should check the ivtv-dev list for more accurate
information or look at the Changelog in the latest

 --- Jay Cornell <jaycornell at comcast.net> wrote: 
> Hello,  I have been researching the wintv-150 and I
> am confused about
> the drivers.  It doesn't look like ivtv is going to
> build one for it.  I
> appologize if I've got the info wrong (newbie), but
> I am trying to
> configure my first mythtv system and am still
> gathering HW specs.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf
> Of Brad Templeton
> Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2004 3:16 AM
> To: blackpit at wanadoo.nl; Discussion about mythtv
> Cc: jonathan.oexner at alum.wpi.edu
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] PVR-500 Dual Tuner
> On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 08:06:39AM +0100, Rolf Zwart
> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > Is there anybody who has already got the
> (dual-tuner) new PVR-500 card
> > from Hauppage working with MythTV? As I understand
> it is already being
> > sold in Amercia i.e.??
> > 
> It's mostly a slot-saver right now, which of course
> is important if you
> have a SFF computer or micro-atx, but the cheapest I
> see that card out
> for is around $135-$140, and the PVR-150-MCE can be
> had for $62
> according to froogle, so it's actually cheaper to
> buy two of those.  Of
> course this won't last and I suspect this card will
> become the normal
> purchase.
> Of course, I have lived happily on a 1 tuner Tivo
> before trying to build
> my mythbox which will have two tuners, a pcHDTV and
> a wintv-150.  I sort
> of feel that a scheduling conflict is god's way of
> telling me I watch
> too much TV.
> (Of course, if you have a Canadian satellite dish,
> you will not get many
> scheduling conflicts, since they give you local
> channels from 5 zones of
> Canada as well as U.S. EST and PST, so most shows
> are on more than
> enough times to eliminate any trouble. 
> Unfortunately Expressvu switched
> satellites in August and so the south and west USA
> can't see about 1/3rd
> of the channels, you should go to Starchoice
> instead.  Cheaper than any
> US satellite as well.)
> > _______________________________________________
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list