joe.white at consultant.volvo.com
Tue Sep 5 14:53:26 UTC 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Phil Bridges
> Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2006 10:27 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] PVR-500
> 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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" I[t] takes a little while to flag commercials, but I'm happy with it."
What's a little while? It takes my box (Athlon 2600 - 250, 500,
nVidia5200) about an hour to flag commercials while simultaneously
recording a single show. Just curious.
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