[mythtv-users] PVR-500 Tuner 1 quality

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 22:36:32 UTC 2007

On 9/7/07, Barry Quiel <quielb at ecst.csuchico.edu> wrote:
> A while back the tuners were switched on the PVR-500 which caused signal
> quality problems on the first tuner.  There were a lot of suggestion out
> there in how to improve the quality of the first tuner.  One of the
> suggestions was to remove the EMI shield of the tuner ( which actually
> helped ).  Also a newer version of IVTV with an updated firmware also
> helped.
> I haven't heard much on the topic lately, but I still have quality
> issues with the first tuner.  And now with the fall TV season coming I
> am going to need both tuners.
> Has anyone out there found a solution for the turner quality?
I have given up my PVR500 sits on my desk as a paperweight and I have
shelled out around $50 for a new PVR150 off newegg.

> As a side question.. Is the quality of the PVR-250 really any better
> then the PVR-150?
I see no difference between my 3 year old PVR250 and my 6 month old PVR150.


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