[mythtv-users] Motherboard with PCI slots and IPMI

David Engel david at istwok.net
Wed Oct 25 19:48:18 UTC 2017

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 05:24:44PM +0000, David Krainess wrote:
>    >> On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 11:47:58 AM CDT, Mark Wedel <mwedel at sonic.net> wrote:
> >> - Keeping PCI slots is likely a losing long term battle.  You may want to look 
> >> at something like the HVR-2250 - I've been using one for a while, no issues.  It 
> >> is also a dual tuner card, but PCIE, so should have MB support for quite a 
> >> while.  While buying new is expensive, there are a bunch listed on Ebay for 
> >> about $40 each buy it now price (which seems to be about the price of the 
> >> PCIE->PCI adapters)
> I'm thinking of upgrading as my system is 13 years old with 2 PCI ATI HDWonders.  The Hauppauge 1609 seems like a pretty attractive option to get 4 tuners in 1 PCIE slot for $89 on Amazon.  Does anybody have that working with MythTV, is it a headache to get up and going?

Have you considered network tuners?  I recently added a used HDHomerun
to complement an existing HDHomerun and a Ceton for my production
system.  Consequently, I no longer care how many PCI or PCIe slots I

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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