[mythtv-users] FW: Would I be better off with a PVR250 or a PVR350

stan stanb at panix.com
Thu Jan 15 17:55:49 EST 2004

On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 12:05:22PM -0800, David Rees wrote:
> On Thu, January 15, 2004 at 6:53 am, stan wrote:
> >
> > Given a system architecture that consists of (at least one) backend that
> > is
> > primarily a recording machine, with most, if not all of the viewing being
> > on other frontend machines. And htta has at least 2, and perhaps 3 capture
> > cards, would there be any benefit in using PVR350's over PVR250's ?
> >
> > Als, I have several existing WinTV cards, can I configure the frontends to
> > use these to provide picture in picture of live TV, on the frontends
> > themselves?
> Sounds like you're going for a very complex setup.  To keep it simple, I
> would keep all the tuner cards in the backends and do the viewing on the
> dedicated frontends.  If you also plan on watching from one of the
> backends, then you could go with a PVR350, but keep in mind that the
> TV-OUT support for the PVR350 is still a work in progress and has only
> recently gotten stable.

Perhaps I was not clear. 

I _do_ paln on having all the recording done by (hopefully 1) backend
amchine(s). I will onlu ocasinonaly watch TV on it.

So, sounds like teh PVR-350 has little advantage to me over the PVR-250's.
Given that, correct?

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