"Value-minded" system configuration (was Re: [mythtv-users]
Lookingfor your experience)
Richard Mixon (qwest)
rnmixon at qwest.net
Tue Sep 7 15:01:01 EDT 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> Great idea. To further the cause, I--being a
> cheapskate--came up with a
> "value-minded" system configuration based on my experience building
> systems for myself and friends.
> For the value-minded.*** A $602 dual-PVR-250 combined
> system. For additional storage, buy a second 160GB HDD for an
> additional $86, making the system cost $688. If you only
> want to record
> one channel at a time, drop the PVR-250MCE to save $128, making the
> system cost $474. Buying only one hard drive or tuner card now, you
> will still have the option to add additional ones in the future.
If you are really into value, you should consider one of the AverMedia
M179's instead of the Haupage:
At $53, its hard to beat and has the same encoding as the 250's. Most
people report good results, some don't.
It seems to be giving me good picture quality so far.
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