[mythtv-users] A/V system diagram - please tear it apart

Achint Sandhu sandhu at kilo.dyndns.org
Tue Feb 17 08:22:49 EST 2004

Hi Mike,

	The easiest way to do this. Assuming those SAT receivers are decidcated to 
myth is:

	sat 1 + sat 2 -------> Myth -------> Yamaha -----> TV

	Other answers inline.


On February 17, 2004 02:52, Mike Jasper wrote:
> Hi - I'm reworking my A/V system and integrating a new MythTV box at the
> same time.  I'm trying to visualize what connections need to be made,
> etc., for this to work, so I drew a powerpoint diagram -
> http://home.comcast.net/~e394td/temp/av.gif .
> The Myth box will be a combination front/backend with two PVR-250's.
> Questions:
> 1) I'm not certain I should be routing audio and video from the Myth box
> back to the receiver, instead of straight to the TV.  But it seems like
> then I wouldn't get audio via the receiver unless I route it back from
> the TV to the receiver (yes, I'm confused :-) ).
> 2) On the PVR-250, how do you input audio to the card?  Looking at the
> image (http://images10.newegg.com/productimage/15-116-602-05.JPG) I
> think all I see is a 1/4" stereo jack.  In that case I guess I'll need a
> conversion cable (RCA audio male -> 1/4" male plug) to go from my
> receiver to the card?
Not needed. The PVR-250 can encode both audio and video

> 3) My Aopen GX440 card has DVI output.  Any sense trying to do DVI ->
> component (is there such a cable?) so that I can then output component
> video from the receiver to the TV?  Or should I just stick to S-video?
> THANK YOU for any comments - I'm sure I'm missing something here.

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