[mythtv-users] S-Video Output PVR250 or PVR350???

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Fri Mar 19 10:16:20 EST 2004

On Friday 19 March 2004 09:39, Khanh Tran wrote:
> I'm looking at buying hardware for my first MythTV box.
> I've been tossing around the idea of getting something like the
> Shuttle SN41G2B.  It has nVidia nForce2 + MCP-T for graphics with
> S-Video out and a front mounted SPDIF output, but I've settled on
> that one.  I'm basically looking for something cost effective, but
> with a decent amount of hardware that is supported by Linux.
> Since I know I'm getting a PVR250 or PVR350 to do video caputre, my
> question is, can I use the S-Video output on those card to display
> everything on my TV, or do I need a separate S-Video out from the
> main VGA board?  Will the S-Video out on the PVR cards  actually
> display the MythTV UI and the X Windows interface?

Only the 350 has output.  The 250 just has input.  And yes, 
theoretically, if you have a 350 you could display everything to your 
TV without any other video card whatsoever.


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