[mythtv-users] I am thinking of going to DISH
blwalter at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 16:52:16 UTC 2007
Tim Litwiller wrote:
> How do the 2 receivers connect to 1 card? Do I need a joiner cable or
> On 6/14/07, *David George* <david at thegeorges.us
> <mailto:david at thegeorges.us>> wrote:
> On 06/14/2007 09:01 AM, Tim Litwiller wrote:
> > After checking the channels and prices I ordered Directv with 2
> > receivers. I was thinking I would get a PVR-500 - but when I went
> > looking at them it only has 1 tv input on the card the other
> input is
> > the fm reciever. How does that work?
> > Or do I need to get 1 pvr-150's or 250's to make this setup work?
> The PVR-500 works fine for two Directv receivers. It is what I use.
> The one I bought even included the additional bracket with the other
> s-video/composite/audio connectors needed for the second input. I
> I got it from pcalchemy. You mention the TV input, but that will
> not be
> used with the Directv receivers. You will be using the stereo
> audio RCA
> connectors (red and white) and the svideo cable. You could also
> use the
> composite video (yellow), but svideo is better.
The PVR-500 has two tuners on the card. The card itself has one set of
s-video and RCA jacks for input from one tuner. In the box, there is an
expansion card to plug onto the main PVR card, that adds a second set of
s-video/RCA inputs. Thus giving you two sets of s-video/RCA inputs.
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