[mythtv-users] Best option for dual tuner with tv-out?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Jun 20 01:22:46 UTC 2005
John Hanauer wrote:
>>However, I'd take it a step further as cost is close to the same (assuming
>>PCI's are available for all this) and use 2 PVR-150's and a decent non-
>>fann'd Nvidia with DVI and Svid out.
Highly agree with using a "real" video card instead of PVR-350 TV out.
Very nice for non-video (i.e. OpenGL). Also, not limited to SDTV.
>I'm cool with doing this, even thought about it. But I want good quality on
>my TV-out plus I want it to stay cheap.
IMHO, the rumors of PVR-350 output quality are highly exaggerated... I
would guess that most people who swear there's a huge difference have
never properly configured their video card's TV out and Myth's use of it
(i.e. got it just far enough to get output). I have a PVR-350, but yet
I'm using a Chaintech GF4 MX440 for TV out (yeah, not quite what I need
for HDTV, but that will change in the near future...).
>What's a good cheap Nvidia with good TV-out?
Love the TV out on mine. Also, quite inexpensive. If you have
aspirations of an HDTV upgrade, you might want to go with a GF 5200 (or
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