[mythtv-users] HD-PVR. Anyone received one yet?

Mark Hutchinson mark at westviewsystems.com
Mon Jun 2 17:13:27 UTC 2008

Ken Scales wrote:
> Mark Hutchinson wrote:
>> I see that some SageTV users are now receiving and using the new 
>> Hauppauge HD-PVR 1212 device.
>> I am just curious if any Myth Users have received one yet?  I know it is 
>> not supported yet, but I would be interested to know what the device 
>> looks like on the USB bus and such.  Lets hope the IVTV team can get one 
>> going soon.  Anyone seen anything from them on testing or related 
>> development?
> Mine is supposed to ship today or tomorrow (to Canada, so it will take a 
> couple of extra days for customs processing).
> I'm not so sure that the IVTV team (Hans, etc.) will be handing this 
> one, as it is significantly different from the other PVRxx0 cards.
> If anyone knows who is working on the support, I'd like to volunteer to 
> help with the testing -- perhaps this is one opportunity for me to help 
> pay back the community for 4 years of using MythTV.
> I'm a long-time Linux user, and more comfortable with the command line 
> than many of the GUIs <g>. I'm not by any means a Linux "guru". but my 
> desktop, laptop, and of course MythTV FE/BE all are running Linux as 
> their primary OS.
> My desktop is a Core2 Q6600, which I set up with 4 bootable partitions 
> so that I could play with various distributions.  I also have VMware 
> Workstation 6.0, so I would be able to set up multiple virtual machines 
> to test different configurations (Myth 0.21.x, Linux 2.6.x, 
> Mythdora/Mythbuntu/Knoppmyth, etc.) My HD source is an ExpressVU 9242 (= 
> Dish VIP622) DVR, which can be configured to output 1080i, 720p, 480i, 
> etc., so I would be able to test various capture modes, and re-use a 
> specific recording for repeated comparisons. And, most importantly, I'll 
> have a HD-PVR 1212...
> I'd need some set-up time to get the environment configured, of course 
> (CVS or equiv versions of ffmpeg for h.264, MythTV, etc.).
> Please contact me directly if I can help.
> Ken
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I would also be happy to test.  I should have mine early this week.
If anyone hears of someone doing some devel, I would love to know.

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