[mythtv-users] First Time Installation

Bart Coninckx bart.coninckx at telenet.be
Mon Jan 15 12:52:47 UTC 2007

>On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 12:17:04PM +0000, uxbod wrote:
>> I am about to embark on building a system, so that I can record Sky and integrate ZoneMinder, but have a couple of questions :-
>> 1) I am going to use a Hauppauge PVR-350, but does the 'X' card need
>> to be a highend one to get good quality images ?
>PVR 350 does video out and can also run X on its frame buffer, so the
>quality of the video card you use doesn't matter at all.

I'm told X on the frame buffer of the PVR 350 is a bit slow. Would it be advisible to use it then? Wouldn't it be better to use a good videocard with s-video out?

>> 2) Will the images be of good quality on a 36" Plasma TV ?
>Shouldn't be any worse than normal TV.
>> 3) Are you able to record a channel (LiveTV) while watching it ?
>Yes. It even happens automatically so you can pause, rewind, fast
>forward, etc.


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