[mythtv-users] What's up with the PVR-150?

Josh TwoOneSix at thatclothingco.com
Thu Feb 8 12:11:53 UTC 2007


Andrew Leahy wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I was looking into getting a PVR-150, but when I looked at the reviews 
> at newegg.com they're getting a big thumbs down in recent weeks from 
> linux users because Hauppauge has apparently started replacing them with 
> relabeled HVR-1600's:
>
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/CustratingReview.asp?Item=N82E16815116625
>
> Evidently, the chip in this card isn't supported by the ivtv driver. 
> Does anybody know if this is a long term problem?  Will there eventually 
> be support for this card through the ivtv driver?  Are there other mpeg2 
> cards which are equally cheap?
>
> Thanks for your help.
>
> Andrew Leahy
>
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>   
If that's the case, get your butt out to a "computer super-store" and 
buy a couple of the original PVR-150's (MCE's). I have 2 of them and 
plan to get 2 more in the VERY near future and now with this news (if it 
proves to be true) I'll be heading out this afternoon to snag them up.

-- 
Josh




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