[mythtv-users] Tuner Card. Hauppauge PVR-500

Jim Reith reith at racores.com
Thu Jun 23 12:49:32 UTC 2005

At 08:32 AM 6/23/2005, you wrote:
>On 6/23/05, Anders Christensen <ac at itpartner.nu> wrote:
> >
> > I am planing to buy a Hauppauge PVR-500 tuner card.
> >
> > It is a dual tuner card, that I am hoping that MythTV will support.
> >
> > The card is sold under the name "WinTV-PVR-500MCE" where MCE is Media
> Center
> > Edition from Microsoft, which I might swith to, if MythTV isnt working
> > perfectly.
> > Anyone got some information about this ?
>I bought mine on ebay. I was a bit afraid that I'd run into trouble to
>set it up as it reported but for me it was a real plug n' play
>experience. I used Axel's binary ivtv drivers for FC3 but I compile
>MythTV from the CVS.
>This card reports itself as a pair of PVR-150 on a single PCI card:

I have a working system with a PVR-350 and want to add at least another
tuner. I'm considering the PVR-500 card. How does the interface handle
multiple tuners for watching liveTV? How does the system handle the
remote(s) (for PIP for example)?

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