[mythtv-users] AVerMedia HD-PVR competitor

Tom Lichti redpepperracing at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 20:37:03 UTC 2010


On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 8:16 AM, Tom Lichti <redpepperracing at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 1:53 PM, Robert McNamara
>> <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:39 AM, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Steve Harrington
>>>> <mythlist at the-harringtons.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>> Haven't seen many (or any) comments about the new capture device from
>>>>> AVerMedia that looks like it will compete with the HD-PVR.  Here is a link:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://hd.engadget.com/2010/01/07/avermedia-adds-a-usb-hd-capture-device-to-its-lineup/
>>>>>
>>>>> Sorry to link to engadget, the AVerMedia web site seems to be down.
>>>>> Anyway, any thoughts?  Will this be any better than the HD-PVR?  I assume we
>>>>> won't be able to use the HDMI in for recording from our cable boxes due to
>>>>> HDCP.  It's good to see some competition.
>>>>
>>>> $200, available in March, according to AverMedia's press release (via google
>>>> cache):
>>>> http://74.125.113.132/search?q=cache:9Wt1fTYGtWUJ:www.avermedia-usa.com/AverTV/Press/NewsDetail.aspx%3FId%3D231+AVerTV+USB+HD+DVR&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us
>>>>
>>>
>>> And stereo audio only.
>>
>> And as far as I can tell, it only has component in, not HDMI, the HDMI
>> looks like an output.
>
> TFA says "the AVerTV USB HD DVR which is an external USB device that
> will /capture/ up to 1080i HD and stereo sound /via HDMI/ and other
> inputs"

I didn't see that mentioned anywhere, but I've been wrong before... :)

Tom


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