[mythtv-users] PVR-250 question

Christopher Flynn flynnguy at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 14:40:48 UTC 2004

It shouldn't transcode unless you set up automatic transcoding. Try
using vlc or even quicktime. You may not have the right codecs for
media player.

On Sat, 23 Oct 2004 04:05:14 -0700, Alan Murrell <lists at murrell.ca> wrote:
> Hi There,
> I am using a Hauppage PVR-250 to do my recording.  During a recording,
> there is almot no load, and CPU is fairly idle, so I am fairly sure that
> the recording is being done by the PVR-250's hardware encoder.  However,
> I notie that the recordings all have a '.nuv' extension, and the final
> "product" is not playable in Windows Media Player, even if I change the
> extension to '.mpg' or '.mpeg'.
> Are the initial recordings done in MPEG format, then "transcoded" to NUV
> format during commercial flagging, or is the PVR-250 somehow able to
> record in NUV format?
> Just curious!
> Sincerely,
> Alan Murrell
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