"Value-minded" system configuration (was Re: [mythtv-users] Lookingfor your experience)

Ryan Steffes rbsteffes at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 16:24:18 EDT 2004

> If you are really into value, you should consider one of the AverMedia
> M179's instead of the Haupage:
>   http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduct.asp?submit=property&DEPA=1
> 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.
>  - Richard

I hadn't heard of that so I briefly checked itout. I'd be a little
nervous due to reviews like: "AverMedia m179, a 1st generation PVR-250
clone, which had a horrible reputation due to its cheap tuner module."
 Glad you are getting good results with yours, maybe they fixed the

Did find an interesting chart on the second page here though:

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