[mythtv-users] PVR250 Settings?

Peter Lee petel at cs.cmu.edu
Thu Feb 12 15:43:57 EST 2004

Hi, Cory.

On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu wrote:
>> Like you, I've been a tiny bit annoyed at a slight loss of video quality
>> compared to direct-from-digital-cable-box or even compared to my TiVo.  (I'm
>> probably being somewhat anal-retentive about this --- no one else in my
>> family really notices the difference unless I ask them to look really
>> hard...).  I'm also using a pvr-250 for capture, and would say that my
>> capture quality is very similar to yours.
> Just for grins, is yours a rev1 pvr250?  There's some suspicion that
> it's on the rev1's.

That's right --- I have a rev1.

>> My conclusion, then, is that somehow I may have an inferior pvr-250 card.
>> I'm planning to add a second card to my mythbox within the next couple of
>> weeks, and so perhaps I'll see different capture quality with the new card.
> I'm suspect, too, thus the request for more sample clips from people.

I'll try to post some clips when I get home tonight, or maybe in the


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