[mythtv-users] PVR350 TVOUT

Ben Kamen bkamen at benjammin.net
Tue Jan 19 00:30:30 UTC 2010

On 1/18/2010 6:25 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 01/18/2010 02:34 PM, Jeff wrote:
>> Of course not! ;-)
>> It still works great as a capture device.   As a matter of fact, a 250 is
>> just a 350 without the MPEG2 output decoder.
>> And it will still work as an output device as others have noted, but using
>> the "X" driver for the 350's output instead.
> Meaning you won't get the hardware decoder usage, but if you have a
> system that can't decode 480i60 (or 576i50) at a max of 9.6Mbps in real
> time, you shouldn't be using it for Myth.  It might make a nice firewall
> or router--that is, if you like to spend 10 times as much electricity
> running it as you would running a firewall/router dedicated appliance.

That's an interesting question I pondered.

I don't think the PVR-350's decoder can be used for anything other than the TVout.

Is that correct?


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