[mythtv-users] PVR 350 vs PVR 250?

Chris Wall chris.wall at cbrworld.com
Fri Sep 3 01:22:27 EDT 2004


John Harvey wrote:

>I'm working on the driver at the moment and it should improve the
>performance when only parts of the screen are being updated which may well
>help with games. There is still a bug in it at the moment but I should have
>something that can be tested in the next day or so. I'll announce it in the
>ivtv-dev list so keep an eye out there if you want to give it a try.
>
>John
>
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>From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
>[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of John Kuhn
>Sent: 01 September 2004 13:51
>To: Discussion about mythtv
>Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] PVR 350 vs PVR 250?
>
>I'm with you.. i've posted on this list many times if you use the X 
>driver the PVR350 can playback any type of video format. I watch 
>divx/xvid/mpeg2/etc all the time thru my pvr350's tvout and it looks 
>incredible..
>
>now what i *do* have problems with is ROMS, it's not fast enough to keep 
>up with any games NES/SNES/MAME but i can live with that.
>
>--John
>
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>>I keep hearing this but I'm just not seeing it - I've been running 
>>the  0.1.9a ivtv modules and X driver (from 
>>http://membres.lycos.fr/badzzzz/)  for 6+ months and my 350 plays back 
>>files and DVDs just fine. With "fine"  I mean that they play back at 
>>the correct speed, although there is visible  tearing (since the 
>>output isn't synced with the TV:s refresh). And even  that depends on 
>>when you started the playback, so if you managed to start  it at the 
>>exact time that the TV started refreshing a frame you get no  tearing 
>>at all (hard to explain).
>>
>>Playing DVDs take 15-20% of my P4 2.4GHz using Xine, btw. AVI:s etc. 
>>take  less using mplayer.
>>
>>/ Niklas
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>I think someone was looking for this link earlier in the discussion and I just located it:
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http://htpcnews.com/main.php?id=pvr_card_id_guide

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