[mythtv-users] Will this solution work? PVR-250 w/ svideo? Before I spend the $$$

Donavan Stanley geckofiend at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 17:07:01 EDT 2005

On 7/11/05, mark at onnow.net <mark at onnow.net> wrote:
> Just wanted to check to see if this will work before spending the 300 on a sat
> receiver...

No it will not.

Your first three questions are all fine an

> 1) Can the PVR-250 ( model 980 ) just act as an svideo in without the tuner?


> 2) Where does the RCA-out sound from the reciever go?  Sound card input on
> Mythtv or is there a sound input on the 250 cap card?

There's an input on the card for audio.

> 3) Will an IR blaster work OK with any SAT receiver?

Shouldn't be a problem.

> So, this will be an HD signal over svideo into the PVR250. 

And here's where you break down.  First HD can't be sent over svideo. 
 Second, the PVRx50 cards are standard def only.

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