[mythtv-users] capture card

Marshall Crocker marshall at iconux.org
Mon Aug 29 04:03:59 UTC 2005

I got my pvr-150 shipped for $75.  Normally $85 at buy.com but they had 
a special going for $10 off on anything over $75.  Had to settle for 
7-10 day shipping to get the free shipping.  Luckily it shipped from 
only a few hours from here so it got here in two days :)


Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Jarod Watkins wrote:
>> I was wondering what is the cheapest mythtv compatible capture card  
>> with mpeg2 encoding? I have a satellite receiver, so a s-video  
>> connector is required. Thanks ahead.
> I would recommend using a Hauppauge (even if you can get a Yuan or 
> something else cheaper).  Currently the cheapest of the Hauppauge line 
> is the PVR-150 (it's also the best--the PVR-500 is basically just two 
> PVR-150's, so it's not really "better," just two of the best).
> You can find the PVR-150 for about $70 after rebates at local retailers 
> (CompUSA, Circuit City, Best Buy, etc.).  If you don't want to wait for 
> a special, it will cost about $90.
> Mike
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