[mythtv-users] PVR-500

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Tue Sep 5 14:27:29 UTC 2006

On 9/5/06, Timothy Waters <timothy.waters at gmail.com> wrote:
> The MCE of it does I believe.
> Also, should my 1.67Ghz Athlon be sufficient with a gig or so of RAM? Or
> should I go ahead and get the AMD-64 X2 that i've been wanting?     ;-)
> On 9/5/06, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
>  On 9/5/06, Timothy Waters <timothy.waters at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Is the PVR-500 or PVR-350 the recommended TV in/out solution? I am finally
> > going to rebuild my myth box and am thinking about getting the PVR-500
> that
> > has two inputs and tv-out. Does it work in Myth like it should? Any better
> > recommendations?
> >
> Unless they've changed it, the PVR-500 does not have tv-out.
> _______________________________________________

That's incorrect.  If you want TV-out without using your video card,
you'll need to use the 350.

I use 2 250s with an nVidia MX4000 and less horsepower than your box
(combo frontend/backend) and it works fine.  I takes a little while to
flag commercials, but I'm happy with it.

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