[mythtv-users] MythTV noob

George Lopez geokimlopez at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 20 06:14:44 UTC 2004

You can go to Radio Shack and buy a coax splitter for
a couple of bucks.  You could probably get a better
quality splitter from Best Buy or Magnolia High Fi if
you have one of those near where you live.

--- Sim <simon.hampton at freebel.net> wrote:

> On Sunday 19 Dec 2004 12:36, William wrote:
> > I dont have a 350 but I know the 250 does not do
> passthru. I doubt the 350
> > does either. You would have to use a rf splitter
> ahead of the capture card
> > and then feed a differeent input on the tv with
> the split signal. This
> > would cause you to lose the ability to pause live
> tv and make switching
> > between tv and myth a more complicated situation
> than needed. (Read, low
> > wife acceptance factor)
> >
> > I would go with a 250 and 350 as my pair of cap
> cards if you really want to
> > use the 350 for output. I think they finally have
> the 350 out stabilized to
> > the point that its useful. The 350 is not up to
> the task of playing fast
> > games if you have any thoughts of going that
> route.  If you are not in a
> > huge hurry you might also want to think about
> waiting for the 150 support
> > to stabilize. They are quite a bit cheaper than
> the 250's.
> OK - I understand now, and can see why people are
> getting excited about 150 
> supoprt  - it would save money when you need two of
> them.
> But that prompts another question - how I do split
> the cable coax connection 
> between two tuner cards - is that another "rf
> splitter", which is not a term 
> that I understand but my borther will?  I feel as
> though I have not read 
> about any of these issues on the documentation
> pages, which may be my 
> opportunity to contribute in due course
> Sim
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