[mythtv-users] I am thinking of going to DISH
timlitw at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 17:00:21 UTC 2007
Thanks, I forgot about the expansion card since I didn't see it in the
picture at newegg.
Well, I'll get one ordered and then wait for the install date, I've got to
get my new office/den finished up before then also as that is where I want
the backend installed and the DirecTv to be connected.
On 6/14/07, Brian Walter <blwalter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Tim Litwiller wrote:
> > How do the 2 receivers connect to 1 card? Do I need a joiner cable or
> > something?
> > 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
> > think
> > 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.
> > --
> > David
> 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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