[mythtv-users] Re: pvr-250

PAUL WILLIAMSON pwilliamson at mandtbank.com
Sun Dec 26 11:58:00 UTC 2004

>>> Neil <neil-on-mythtv at restricted.dyndns.org> 12/24/2004 5:58:27 PM
Neil writes:
> Hi Paul or anyone,  
> I found this at http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-3.html#ss3.1 

> Hardware known NOT to work and other issues  
> - Hauppauge WinTV-D or -HD (no driver)
> - Hauppauge WinTV-USB series
> - Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-usb, usb2 or PCI cards (no driver - this is not
> PVR-250/350 series of cards supported by the IvyTV driver)
> - ATI All-in-Wonder series  
> and now, I'm seeing different models of PVR-250 (eg 908 or 975 and so
> Can someone please send me the correct pvr-250 that will work on
>And am I correct that if I get PVR-350, I don't need extra card such
>Nvidia FX 5200? Or can we use PVR-250 to output it to a television? 

The 350 is fairly restrictive as to your display options.  I know 
you can't play games (like through mythgame) on the 350.
The 5200 has no such restrictions.

The display looks beautiful, but to me it's not worth the trade-offs.


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