[mythtv-users] Hauppauge cards...

Buchanan, Paul (West) Paul.Buchanan at thomson.com
Fri Oct 15 14:52:09 UTC 2004

> Would it be worth the extra money to get the PVR-350?  I'm not sure
> I'd use the features but I'd rather spend the extra $60 if the general
> populous uses them as I'll probably end up using them too.  Is there a
> benefit I'm missing?  My current system is a P4 2.4 HT with 512 MB of
> RAM.  Hard drive space is small right now (I want to get everything
> working before I invest in tons of HD space) but 200 GB HD's are
> roughly $100 which isn't a big deal.

Possibly.  The advantage of the PVR-350 is very high quality TV-out of MPEG2 content.  I've never seen the output myself, but I hear it blows everything else out of the water.  If you are for sure going to transcode into something else like MPEG4, then this card isn't of much use to you.


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