[mythtv-users] Does Hauppaugh HVR 2250 work with Myth

Bobby Gill bobbygill at rogers.com
Thu Oct 9 21:52:39 UTC 2008

> I am starting the process of building a PVR with MythTV.  Anyway trying to
> find a digital card with MPEG Encoding has been my sticking point.  Anyway I
> recently found the Hauppaugh HVR 2250 (
> http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/data_hvr2250.html) and am very
> interested in it.  However it isn't listed on the known hardware list for
> Myth.
> So my question is anyone using this card successfully with Myth?
> I also found this http://www.gossamer-threads.com/list...v/users/343983 <http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/343983>which
> is quoted below
> Re: Need a Dual turner Capture card for myCable, WinTV-PVR 500 is
> discontinued* CONFIRMED * so what do you recommend ?
> well I started the thread so I will close it, I finally ended up buying the
> hauppauge 2250, linux drivers are on their way ( it is even stated on
> hauppauge webpage ), basically this will be the replacement for the PVR 500,
> since they are getting a lot of heat from FCC to not sell any cards that
> can't decode digital, as I said on a post before, I think this card will
> serve 2 purposes, first the intended one and second I could help do a lot of
> beta testing ( or even dust my old C knowledge and work a bit on the driver
> )
> Thank you all for your responses.
> Roberto.
Holy crap, this looks like the *perfect* card for me to be able to record my
regular cable TV and future-proof for HD-- am I correct that it would serve
this purpose??

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