[mythtv-users] Recommendations

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Mon Dec 27 05:31:52 UTC 2004

> I'm toying with the idea of building a mythtv box.  Budget is not as big
> as I would like, but what can ya do...
> Anyway, I was thinking of getting the PVR-250 (the PVR-350 seems to have
> too many problems with the TV-OUT to justify the extra $40-50).  What
> card do you guys recommend for doing TV-OUT?  Also do you think a K6-2
> 500 Mhz proc is enough (will have 384MB of RAM, maybe 512, not sure what
> I have laying around)?   The only thing this box will do is act as a
> media center (with it's primary objective to be a TV-Recorder, and live
> tv).  It will connect to a DirecTV receiver (which has a low speed data
> port).
> Total budget is probably around $500...included in that I need to get
> the PVR-250, a card to do TV-OUT and a decent sized hard drive (probably
> 60 or 80 GB to start with).

Search the mailing list archive at
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/ - this has been
covered many times here.

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