[mythtv-users] Building first MythTV back end box...
mikeyw at sohogurus.net
Sat Dec 17 13:02:44 EST 2005
If you're talking about replacing instead of adding, the answer is no
problem, the drive would not likely pull more than an addtional 5-10 watts
at most. I'm sure you can get the specs for any particular drive at the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kirk Grell" <kirkgrell at yahoo.com>
To: <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2005 3:40 AM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Building first MythTV back end box...
> You guys are awesome!! Thanks for helping me with
> I'll definitely go with the 150 (probably the MCE
> version). Smaller board, less heat, cheaper, easier
> to setup, yet good quality. And It didn't even dawn
> on me that I'd be using the S-Video input on the card
> instead of the tuner. Duh. :)
> Thanks again for your help!
> Just thought of a couple of more questions.
> 1) How does the audio work on the PVR150 in MythTV.
> Would the audio outputs on the receiver go to the
> audio inputs on the 150 or to the audio input of the
> sound card?
> 2) In a Shuttle XPC case running at 3Ghz with the
> other components mentioned in my original post, would
> bumping the hard drive from 200G to 300G be a cause
> for concern regarding both heat and the power
> requirements? The Shuttle case only has a 250W power
> --- John Andersen <jsamyth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 12/16/05, Kirk Grell <kirkgrell at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > I could bump down to PVR-150. Main thing is that
> > I
> > > really want as high quality of video as I can get
> > > before transcoding. In terms of MPEG2, does
> > output
> > > from the PVR-150 look as good as output from the
> > > PVR-350?
> > I have one of each.
> > I think the video on the 150 is a bit softer than
> > the 350,
> > perhaps due to better comb filters. Both cards work
> > fine
> > with 18.1, and ivtv 0.4.1. (I had problems getting
> > 0.4.0 working on the 150 card, but it might have
> > been
> > my H.U.A. disease.
> > My 150 card is MCE version, which includes a FM
> > Radio tuner
> > but no TVout (because it has no decoder).
> > Note that in really small computer cases, the 150
> > fits better
> > than the 350, because the 350 is just enough longer
> > to
> > impose some difficulty in small cases.
> > You can't beat the price of a 150.
> > --
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