[mythtv-users] NEW HDPVR2?

Dan Wilga mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu
Fri Nov 2 13:28:53 UTC 2012

On 11/1/12 6:37 PM, Devin Heitmueller wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 6:29 PM, Teruel deCampo MD <chusty at attglobal.net> wrote:
>> Last month my old hd-pvr caput and I had to get a new one. I looked into
>> the game edition and I decided against it and I got the new version of
>> the hd-pvr. The following were by observations about the hd-pvr game
>> version:
>> 1. The hardware are similar so it should work OK
> The hardware is *NOT* similar.  It's a totally different hardware
> design (different USB bridge, HD encoder chip, etc.), and nothing from
> the original HD-PVR driver is applicable for Linux.
Just for clarification: There was (is?) also a "gaming edition" of the 
*ORIGINAL* HD-PVR, which is compatible with Linux. I have been using it 
for nearly a year now. The older device is rectangular in appearance, 
not pinched-in at the sides.

Dan Wilga                                                        "Ook."

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