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The HAUPPAUGE PVR-350 video capture card.
 
The HAUPPAUGE PVR-350 video capture card.
  
== Issues and Problems ==
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== What it Does & Doesn't Do ==
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=== Does ===
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* Excellent Standard-Definition NTSC / PAL TV Out from recorded television (MPEG2)
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* Recording direct to MPEG2, just like PVR-250, PVR-150, and PVR-500
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* Built-in RC5 remote control, supported by LIRC.
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* Audio output from MPEG2 recordings
  
Only MPEG decoding is well-supported on TV-Out. Framebuffer and xv drivers are availble, but are slow. OpenGL and hardware accelerated output is not supported.
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=== Doesn't===
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* Normal X output at decent speed/quality.
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* OpenGL and hardware accelerated output is not supported.
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* High-Definition (HD) output
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* No audio output from anything but MPEG2 - requires pass-through cable to line-in on sound card for other audio output
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'''Well Suited for:''' a single-card solution for input/ouput of video and audio to a standard television, running only MythTV and recordings
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'''Not Suited for:''' Mythvideo, mythmusic, mythgame, other output modes, recordings other than MPEG2
  
 
== Associated Software ==
 
== Associated Software ==

Revision as of 04:43, 20 January 2006

WinTV-PVR-350

Vendors Website: http://www.hauppauge.com/pages/products/data_pvr350.html

Support Status: Supported by Myth: Uses IVTV driver

Driver: http://ivtv.sourceforge.net/

Description

The HAUPPAUGE PVR-350 video capture card.

What it Does & Doesn't Do

Does

  • Excellent Standard-Definition NTSC / PAL TV Out from recorded television (MPEG2)
  • Recording direct to MPEG2, just like PVR-250, PVR-150, and PVR-500
  • Built-in RC5 remote control, supported by LIRC.
  • Audio output from MPEG2 recordings

Doesn't

  • Normal X output at decent speed/quality.
  • OpenGL and hardware accelerated output is not supported.
  • High-Definition (HD) output
  • No audio output from anything but MPEG2 - requires pass-through cable to line-in on sound card for other audio output


Well Suited for: a single-card solution for input/ouput of video and audio to a standard television, running only MythTV and recordings

Not Suited for: Mythvideo, mythmusic, mythgame, other output modes, recordings other than MPEG2

Associated Software

IVTV

Installation guides

Usually found upon install.

FAQs

Best info most likely found on the IVTV driver forum on Sourceforge. See also the wiki at: http://ivtv.writeme.ch/tiki-index.php