[mythtv-users] PVR-150 the recommended SD capture card?

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Mon Nov 20 20:12:50 UTC 2006

Remco Treffkorn wrote:
> On Monday 20 November 2006 05:56, Brett Kosinski wrote:
>>> Just checking in... now that my HD setup works nicely with the
>>> HDHomeRun, it is time to get the rest of the channels in SD off of
>>> analog cable.
>>> Just double checking that the PVR-150 is the current crowd favorite. I
>>> love the HDHomeRun from a "don't need drivers" point of view, so if
>>> there is something similar to it, I'm all ears.
>> Well, I went with the 150 and ivtv 0.8.0 over 2.6.18, and it worked
>> out-of-the-box for me.  I'd certainly recommend it.
>> Note, you don't *have* to go right for the latest ivtv, but a) the other
>> versions are going to be updated less and less often in the future, and b)
>> VBI closed captioning on the 150 only works with 0.8.0.
>> Brett.
> I have the same combination and have two problems.
> 1. The 'tinny audio' problem. Well known problem and a work-around exists.
> 2. By default the left audio channel is muted. Some other people have reported 
> this problem, but it does not seem as wide spread as 1.
> Do you have neither of those problems, or did you work around them?
> Would be interesting to know if there are PVR-150s that do not exhibit at 
> least the first bug.

I don't have either problem with my PVR-150, but I am using ivtv 0.4.4 
and kernel 2.6.9.


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