[mythtv-users] a better tuner for SD

Brett Kosinski fancypantalons at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 18:57:32 UTC 2008

> Unfortunately, I don't think you'll ever get as good going through a
> capture card compared to straight to the TV. If you are resigned to
> using coax, the PVR-250 is a nice tuner and probably your best choice.
> It may look a little better than the PVR-500 because it's a single
> tuner and doesn't split your signal. I don't recommend the PVR-150. I
> took mine out of my system. It doesn't look nearly as good as the
> PVR-350 I have (the 350 is basically the 250 with an mpg2 decoder on
> it).

Interesting, I hadn't heard about this.  I have a pair of PVR-150's
and have been pretty happy with them, overall.  What differences have
you observed between the 150 and 250?


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