[mythtv-users] Highest number of simultaneous streams recorded?

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 13:05:49 EDT 2005

On Friday 14 October 2005 02:56, Jake wrote:
> we have 2 pvr-500's and we regularily record 4 streams at once at an
> average bitrate of about 4500 without any loss of quality.  we have
> actually been contemplating putting another 500 into the mix.  the
> bitrates of the recordings on a pvr-500 are miniscule compared to the
> throughput of a modern drive, though latency could be an issue i guess
> with a large number of streams.
> i just tried it and we have now recorded 4 shows and watched all four
> on four different frontends simultaneously without the backend
> breaking a sweat.  though, my roommates did look at me funny as i ran
> around the house turning on all the tvs.

awesome, I've been thinking about getting a PVR-500, its good to know its 
working well. hopefully it will work with a couple DVB HD3000 cards as well.

Question, my play is to use one tuner and the svideo/audio(from cablebox) as 
the two inputs to the 500, is this combination possible?


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