[mythtv-users] Any Plextor PX-TV402U-NA users?

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Thu May 12 22:55:07 UTC 2005

On Thursday 12 May 2005 03:51 pm, Tim Sailer wrote:
> On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 02:31:49PM -0400, Nathan Lutchansky wrote:
> > On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 01:47:10PM -0400, Tim Sailer wrote:
> > > Are there any other people out there using the  Plextor PX-TV402U-NA?
> > > If so, I'd like to compare experiences, offline. I'm getting very fed
> > > up (already) with this device, and I hope I'm doing something wrong.
> >
> > As of two days ago, it sounded like you were reasonably satisfied with it
> > and your only problem was exporting NUV files.  What issues are you
> > having with it now?  -Nathan
> File size, mangled frames, the inablilty to use anything else but
> MythTV to view the recordings, random failures opening /dev/video0
> resulting in missed recordings.
> I've run this box with a 878-based card, and a -250, all for thousands
> of hours without a hitch, so I'm fairly confident it's not the machine
> hardware, although that's not beyond reason, just unlikely. The file
> format is the things that gets me the most. It seems like we've backed
> into a proprietary MythTV format?

It's the same format as other software-based mythtv recordings.


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