[mythtv-users] PVR-350 clarification
watkinshome at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 07:41:31 UTC 2005
On 17/06/05, John Hanauer <j-hanauer at northwestern.edu> wrote:
> I'm in the intial stages of my planning for my summer05 project, building a
> MythTV box.
> Question, though ...
> PVR-350: Is the TV-OUT used only for playback of MPEG-2 video? Or can I
> send all video output (linux console, mythtv menus, mythtv video (mpeg 1,2,
> or even 4), etc) through this port? Would this mean I don't need a video
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you can certainly divert your X output to the PVR350 so that would
include the MythTV menus - not sure about the console though.
PVR350s aren't very good at playing MPEG4 but the drivers are
improving and with a sufficiently powerfull machine you should be OK
(my 1GHz EPIA can't quite manage it)
AFAIK you need some sort of video card to get most PCs to boot.
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