[mythtv-users] Upgrade to HD?

Andrew Close aclose at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 03:11:04 UTC 2007

On 4/14/07, Mike Diehl <mdiehl at diehlnet.com> wrote:
> Hi all.
> Looks like my 250 just died so I'm needing to replace it.
> I'm considering buying an HD tuner.  I've got an Nvidia 5200 AGP graphics card
> and an AMD 2600+ CPU.  I've been using KnoppMyth but eventually intend to
> reinstall under Gentoo.
> So my question is, does my system have enough horsepower to handle HD?  If
> not, should I simply replace the 250 with another one?  I'd like to have two
> tuners, but I understand there are problems with the 500.  Is this still
> true?


the PVR-500 works like a champ.  i've been using one for over a year.
i'm not sure if there are issues with the latest release of the
PVR-500, whether they have newer/unsupported chips or what have you.

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