[mythtv-users] Re: what cards and tools

Neil neil-on-mythtv at restricted.dyndns.org
Sat Dec 25 09:21:53 UTC 2004

Wayne Steenburg writes:
> Hi Neil, 
> Yes the PVR-350 will allow you to view recorded shows via it's tv-out
> port.  If it's mpeg-2 encoded content it will also decode it on the card
> lightening your cpu load.  Otherwise X will just utilize the framebuffer
> and the cpu will perform the processing. 
> You can watch live tv with myth, but there's a couple of seconds delay
> when starting or changing channels.  Live tv allows you to pause,
> rewind, fast forward, etc. and as such requires a buffer.  That is to
> say it records it to disk while it's playing the content. 

I'm just wondering why more people recommend 250 over 350. Do you have any 


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