[mythtv-users] HDHR or Hauppauge HVR-2250 for next tuner card?

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 03:53:57 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 10:42 PM, John Nissley <jnissley at nissley.org> wrote:
> I have an HDHomeRun and and two HDPVR's and am now in  need of another
> tuner.  The cable company I have sets the copy flag so an HDHomeRun
> prime would not be worth the money and I am really bummed about that.  I
> used to use a PVR-150 for the analogue channels but it does not appear
> to work any more(changing channels no longer works).  Should I get
> another HDHomeRun since I watch mostly the channels that do not have the
> copy flag set or should I get an HVR-2250 so I can get analogue and
> clear QAM channels?  I guess my biggest question is does the analogue
> really work on the HVR-2250 because many of the post I read say that
> there are problems.

Assuming you're in the US - are you sure you'll have analog channels
for very long?  It seems like most cable cos are phasing out the
analog.  I'd go with the HDHR, or a HD-PVR with a cable box.

Remember, though - the copy flag isn't the same as the channel being encrypted.

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