[mythtv-users] a better tuner for SD

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Oct 8 19:37:46 UTC 2008

On Oct 8, 2008, at 12:34 PM, Jerome Yuzyk wrote:

> On Wednesday 08 October 2008 13:05, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> That said, I know that the power supply can greatly affect the  
>> quality
>> of the PVR-*50/500 (and probably many analog cards) as well as which
>> PCI slot it is in. Maybe advice to the OP should be to swap out for a
>> better power supply and see if that helps things.
> My power supply is a cheapo, as is the rest of the machine. Maybe I  
> could try
> one.
> Which PCI slot is better/best? Is it preferable to be at the  
> beginning, or
> end, of the PCI bus?

Depends on if you're sharing your IRQ with another device. The "try  
and see" approach is the only reliable one - even then you might not  
notice a difference. :)

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