chrisribe at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 21:08:55 EST 2005
Out of curiosity, why would you recommend using a 350 and TV out to
somebody whose TV has a VGA input? Using a PVR-150 and the VGA put should
save money and headaches, no?
On 12/8/05, Steve Adeff <adeffs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 08 December 2005 10:52, Chris wrote:
> > > > I'm going to build a new frondend machine. What would be the way to
> > > > go.
> > > > PVR 350 with tvout or just use the vga out. Suggestions for a nice
> > > > quiet
> > > > vga card ?
> > > >
> > > > I'm connecting it to an lcd tv that has both VGA and s-video inputs
> > >
> > > Well, I suppose two questions have to be asked here:
> > >
> > > 1.) What kind of TV is this front-end being hooked up to? High-Def,
> > > or Standard Def?
> > no HD
> > > 2.) Do you plan on going to High-Def any time soon?
> > I've no plans
> > > 3.) Do you want to do anything more than just playback on this front-
> > > end?
> > just playback, i've got enough pc's :-))
> > has to be queit (i think even diskless)
> > Chris
> use a PVR350 for tv output then. Since you don't plan on doing any gaming,
> etc. that requires a GPU of sorts then the 350's tv output will be fine.
> in order to use the tuner on the 350 with Myth you'll need to set up this
> front end as a slave backend. If you don't plan on using a tuner on this
> frontend then just find a cheap nvidia card with TV-out (XvMC enabled if
> requried by cpu limitations) instead.
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