[mythtv-users] using myth-tv for gaming (external station)

Stroller linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Tue Jan 2 23:49:40 UTC 2007

Many would find even this unsuitable for gaming, as the image must be  
captured to frame-buffer (??) before being re-rendered to the video- 
out. I have read gamers complain of this when it causes a 0.2 sec  
delay - with some genres in particular this is sufficient time for  
the aliens to zap you before you've noticed.


On 2 Jan 2007, at 19:09, ryan patterson wrote:
> ...
> But, there is a setting on your pvr-350 that places the card in  
> "pass though" mode.  It will connect the input connector to the  
> output connector on the card.  ... you would have to make sure that  
> no recordings are scheduled at the time you use your playstation.   
> I think you can turn on the "pass though" mode with the utilities  
> that come with ivtv.  Good luck.
> On 1/2/07, gasser <gasser at websource.ch> wrote: Hi everybody
>> I'd like to use mythtv for gaming on my playstation. I have  
>> connected my
>> station to the composite-in of my tv-capturing card (hauppauge pvr  
>> 350) and
>> set the channel up using mythtv-setup.
>> Now, i'm able to switch to the playstation in mythTV and i do see  
>> the pic and
>> hear the sound.
>> My only problem is, that the picture and sound are about 3s too  
>> late. I think
>> it is because mythTV records everything to harddisk first and then  
>> gives the
>> recorded picture to the screen....

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