[mythtv-users] pvr150 or pvr500

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Mar 23 22:51:15 UTC 2005


On Wednesday 23 March 2005 14:44, John Williams wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 16:36:32 -0600, Matt <skd5aner at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I'd definitely go
> > > 500, since you don't even need a splitter to get both tuners fed (the
> > > signal is split internally).
> >
> > Jarod, can you elaborate on this?  Does this mean that if I want to
> > use both of the tuners I can run a single RG6 cable to one of the
> > inputs, then it'll split the signal off to the other tuner on the card
> > itself?
>
> That is exactly what it means. Run your Coax in to the single input
> and both tuners are connected.

Yup. Note that there are two coax inputs on the back of these cards, but one 
is for FM radio, the other does indeed feed both on-board tuners, all 
splitting done internally. The rear of my 150 and 500 are actually completely 
indistinguishable.

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