[mythtv-users] Differences between PVR-150 & PVR-250

Gavin Haslett gavin at nodecaf.net
Mon Jul 4 10:32:44 EDT 2005

On Mon, 2005-07-04 at 12:00 +0800, Ow Mun Heng wrote:
> So, based on this input. I guess 250 would be the way to go since TVout
> doesn't work for the PVR and it can't play avi/dvd etc (yet)

AFAIK at the moment you'd be correct. I don't doubt that sooner or later
there'll be some kind of hack for the 350 to do AVI/DVD output, but
right now you're correct. Recorded material only.

> I tot DVD/AVI playback isn't supported for any of the PVR cards?

Most of the PVR cards are record only, so I presume you're referring to
the 350. See above answer.

> GeForceMX4 440 and Above right? Cool.. I already have a GeForce MX 4 440
> at home.

Yep, they work like a champ. And you can use XvMC to get most of the
advantage of the 350 (hardware assisted playback), but also extend that
out to AVI and DVD playback (requires changing the playback command

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