[mythtv-users] Watching TV PVR-500

Trey Thompson treythompson at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 06:22:37 UTC 2006

> I've put together a mythtv system using a PVR-500, but I now have 2
> questions:
> 1.  Is is possible to get the picture and sound out from my computer and
> into my TV?  I don't have any sound outputs except the normal computer
> ones, and everything on the tv is S-video or RCA connectors.

You need a 3.5mm to RCA splitter jack, standard at Radio Shack, Best
Buy, etc...  will take your normal speaker output and give you a
red/white connector.

> 2.  Can I play a DVD in the computer and get that out to my TV?

That's the purpose of the DVD functionality in Myth, yes.

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