[mythtv-users] Building first MythTV back end box...

Andrew Close aclose at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 11:40:07 EST 2005

On 12/16/05, Michael Bochynski <mbochynski at audiumcorp.com> wrote:
>  On Fri, 2005-12-16 at 11:30 -0500, George Nassas wrote:
>  On 16-Dec-05, at 11:08 AM, Kirk Grell wrote:
> > I could bump down to PVR-150. Main thing is that I
> > really want as high quality of video as I can get
> > before transcoding. In terms of MPEG2, does output
> > from the PVR-150 look as good as output from the
> > PVR-350?
> The 150 tuner chips are more recent than the 350's so they might be
> better. The ivtv-dev list would be a good place to search for that kind
> of info. On the other hand if your input is a satellite you're probably
> going to record from the svideo input so tuner is not so relevant.
>  [....]
>  I always thought that only 350 has video out and for 150/500 you have to go
> through your video card ...

i believe that is correct.  my 250 & 500 do not have video out.  but
in the case of a strictly backend machine video out isn't really
necessary.  actually a video card isn't even necessary in this setup
aside from doing the initial install...

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