[mythtv-users] New Setup Question regarding tv tuner cards

Joe jfwd at phlobus.net
Wed Mar 11 16:07:45 UTC 2009

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Ethan Pierce
<ethan.pierce at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Does it even make sense to have the PVR-500 card with my setup, or should I
> just get a second pcHDTV5500 card?

If you have a need for SD (and it sounds like you do) I would not
recommend a pcHDTV5500 for that.  I currently have two 5500's but
these days I only do OTA ATSC recording - they work great for that.
The NTSC/analog capture features of that card leave a lot to be
desired (particularly with audio; most people are forced to use the
line-in on their sound card instead of the 5500).  The PVR-xxx cards
(I used PVR-150's for analog capture back in the day) work much better

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