[mythtv-users] PVR 500MCE worth the trouble yet?

Jurgen Kramer gtm.kramer at inter.nl.net
Fri Jul 22 15:03:24 EDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 14:57 -0400, Jim Reith wrote:
> At 02:52 PM 7/22/2005, you wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >The PVR 500MCE's price is getting nicer and nicer and I am thinking
> >about getting one. I currently use 2 PVR 250s without problems. Is it
> >worth the hassle buying a 500MCE and tossing out one of the 250s?
> >
> >Can the 500 be mixed with a 250?
> Well, the 500s and the 150s need the latest ivtv drivers while the 250s
> work with the stable ones. If you watch the traffic here you'll see that
> they're not quite turnkey just yet. it might be a little effort so what's
> the extra tuner worth in your own time?
Wow, that's a quick reply ;-)

I am just looking back in the archives, it seems the 500/150 are still
troublesome. I was planning on slowly migrating to a single 500, freeing
one PCI slot...

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