[mythtv-users] PVR-350: is it usable?

Alex Harford harford at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 22:41:24 UTC 2007


On Nov 25, 2007 6:22 AM, Remco Hosman <remco at hosman.xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am planning to get a PVR-350 as main in and out device in a amd athlon
> 1ghz system. i read that the pvr-350 is not very suitable for playing
> non-mpeg2 streams, but how bad is it?
> will i be able to play a divx file for example on this machine?

I was not able to play non-mpeg2 streams with a decent framerate when
I first put together my mythtv box (v 0.16 I believe).  Fortunately my
ATI tvout became supported around that time, so I'm not sure if it has
improved since then.  But it was unwatchable for me, playing around
5-10fps.

Alex


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