[mythtv-users] It's not the TiVo that she loved...
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Apr 5 20:27:31 UTC 2006
On 4/5/06, Schlaegel <vthtym0505 at schlaegel.com> wrote:
> On 4/5/06, Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet.net> wrote:
> > Steven Adeff wrote:
> > > On 4/5/06, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > > not as much as the $2000 spent on Myth... (well, whatever amount...
> > > lump some payments always seem like more than monthly ones).
> > hear hear. MythTV only makes sense as a hobby or if you need the added
> > functionality/disk space.
> > Tivo is cheaper (and probably easier to use and possibly more reliable)
> > by far. I suspect that might
> > change as time marches on though.
> It all depends on how you choose to go about MythTV. I spent about
> $130 for my setup.
> MythTV is just a process/daemon that runs independently in the
> background on my primary PC. I bought a PVR350, which does hardware
> encode/decode and I can do everything I want with no impact on
> processor usage. I kept the computer where it was in a different room,
> and just routed some cable between the computer and TV.
> Now if I can only convince the MythTV developers to keep supporting us
> PVR350 folk.
Isaac is in the pocket of NVidia and AMD, he's gunna force you to get
a GeForce and Athlon with his software upgrades ;-)
but seriously, I just think that none of the current devs are
using/reliant on the PVR350, thus no support.
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