[mythtv-users] HD-PVR. Anyone received one yet?
jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Jun 2 17:21:22 UTC 2008
On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 11:13:27AM -0600, Mark Hutchinson wrote:
> 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.
...as am I. My unit was shipped last week and should get here this week.
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