[mythtv-users] Questions about Hauppauge HD-PVR (1212)
beww at beww.org
Thu Jul 3 20:42:15 UTC 2008
On Thursday 03 July 2008 14:12:27 John Welch wrote:
> > u could always use a longer USB cable and keep the HDPVR near the TV.
> > Cheap usb cables/extenders can be found at monoprice.com
> > Mitchell
> Thanks. I am considering running a long USB cable, with appropriate
> repeaters. However, if the heat from the unit continues to be a
> factor I would much rather have it in my basement. Also, isn't it
> just as likely that the long USB run will introduce problems as it is
> that the long component video will cause problems? I mean, there's at
> least one poster in this thread that is saying he's running 40+ foot
> cables with just a splitter, and is not seeing any quality
I'm running a 16' USB cable with no problems.
If you ae having a heat problem you should RMA the unit. Mine runs not warmer
than I would expect from an 8 watt unit, IOW barely above room temperature.
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