[mythtv-users] Question regarding capture cards

Chris Rutledge rutledge.chris at gmail.com
Wed Aug 2 00:44:46 UTC 2006

I've had the same cable right into the set-top-box, and it looked great. So
the signal if fine. I've just upgrade kernel/drivers seems to be a little
better. I'll have to do more testing to be sure. Yes, SciFi is one that must
be clear, but with the 0.6.x series drivers it was really bad.

- Chris

On 8/1/06, Nedim Cholich <nedim.cholich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/30/06, Chris Rutledge <rutledge.chris at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've had my myth box up and running on a PVR-150MCE for a month now, and
> I
> > have to say the quality of the PVR-150 is horrible. Some shows will turn
> out
> > tolerable, but most don't. Dark scenes seem to be far too dark, color is
> off
> > just a bit. I've tried adjusting the settings for brightness, but it
> just
> > washes out the picture. Color...forget it, can't get it right.
> >
> > So I was wondering if I'm the only one who has had these issues and if
> you
> > could recommend a better card (one that comes close to set-top-box). If
> you
> > could also spare the time send me some screen shots.
> Are you sure that your signal is not plain bad? Have you tried hooking
> tv directly to the socket and using its internal tuner?
> I have PVR500 which is basically two 150s and my signal varies based
> on what channel I'm watching. Some are crap, some are really sharp
> like SciFi (which is what matters ;-)
> Also I increased the resulution on analog tuners to 720x480 (max) and
> it made a difference.
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