Ultimate PVR?

Brandon Beattie brandon+plug at beatties.us
Thu Mar 30 09:41:19 MST 2006


On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 09:55:44PM -0700, Lance Grover wrote:
> On 3/29/06, Kenneth Burgener <kenneth at uvlug.org> wrote:
> >
> > I have searched the PLUG archives trying to find the thread talking
> > about the different PVRs, but alas I cannot find the specific one that
> > mentions what the preferred PVR is.  I did notice a lot of comments
> > about Hauppauge's WinTV PVRs.  If this is the ultimate PVR, then the
> > next question is what is the preferred model?  The 150, 250, 350, 500,
> > 150 MCE, 250 MCE, etc?
> 
> 
> 
> Personally I use the Myth-tv and I love it, my wife loves it, and in our IT
> department at work 5 of the 7 people use it at home and love it.  We all use
> the hauppauge cards one 500, one 250, one 350, and three 150 cards (one of
> us has two cards)  - mine is the 250 card and I would recommend it to
> anyone.  I will probably get a second 250 card for my kids tv soon, but I am
> tempted to try out one of the HD cards that are made for Linux, only down
> side is that it doesn't come with a remote control.

Easily fixed by a $15 _IR_ keyboard+thumb mouse and a $20 learning remote.

--Brandon



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