[mythtv-users] IVTV and the Yuan MPG600GR

DustyMugs dustymugs at skewedperception.com
Sat Dec 4 01:07:32 UTC 2004

I will admit that I'm getting mighty tempted to buy a hauppauge 
pvr-150mce low profile card and see what mileage i can get.  Besides 
hauppauge's webstore, I've found it thus far at buy.com.

I guess i'll try out the latest rc of 0.2.0 tonight and see how things 
turn out.


Jarod Wilson wrote:

> 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?
>>>DVD-Special-2  -> I've also used default, but I heard this is better.
>>>4500/6500 bitrate
>>># 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
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