[mythtv-users] IVTV and the Yuan MPG600GR

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Sat Dec 4 00:58:35 UTC 2004

On Friday 03 December 2004 16:42, DustyMugs wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> Not many ppl have the mpg600gr.

Nope, I couldn't even find a source for them around here. I got one through 
someone here in the US with access a reseller in Taiwan, I believe it was.

> I've got one and have been also trying 
> to get the issues hammered out.  I have a different issue than 2 pixel
> lines of static at the top.  Rather, my captures are in b&w with a
> degree of fuzzyness.  I think I may rather have your issue.

That sounds similar to what I am getting, but I'm thinking its just that I 
haven't figured out the right tuner for my card yet.

> At least its good to see someone else state-side has that card.

Make that 4 of us now. Check out the other MPG600GR thread for details on the 
driver I'm using.

> Jonathan Harding wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> > I've been using MythTV for about 6 months now and really enjoy it and
> > appreciate the work that's been done on it.  I've ironed out most of the
> > wrinkles I've had along the way except for one.  I am using a Japanese
> > OEM version of the YUAN mpg600gr (the purple one using saa7173).  I got
> > it at a store called J&R in Japan.  This card is similar to the PVR-250
> > except it is low-profile and uses the saa7173.  I've downloaded and
> > compiled the drivers from
> > (http://linux.paken.org/index.php?Linux%A4%C7ITVC16-STVLP1). The only
> > problem I have is that my video has two pixel lines of static at the top
> > of the recording.  Has anyone seen this problem with other cards - are my
> > modules options wrong or my recording options within Myth?  Anyone else
> > using this card with or without my issues?
> >
> > Mythtv
> > 352X480
> > DVD-Special-2  -> I've also used default, but I heard this is better.
> > 4:3
> > 4500/6500 bitrate
> >
> > modules.conf:
> > # for CX23416GYC-STVLP
> > alias char-major-81 videodev
> > alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
> > options tuner type=43
> > options upd64031a card=2
> > options upd64083 card=2
> > add below ivtv i2c-core i2c-algo-bit tuner saa717x videodev
> > add above ivtv mpg600gr upd64031a upd64083

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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