Jeff Bailey on 11 Aug 2008 18:12:32 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Replacing a Series 1 Tivo with MythTV?

Do you have any specific recommendations for HD?

Any comments in general about recording digital/hd channels from a 
comcast digital converter box?


Louis Kratz wrote:
>> My folks have my old Series 1 Tivo that I've fixed the modem on once already
>> and it seems to have burnt out again, no program info.  I've been debating
>> putting together a MythTv system, and I'm wondering if I do, if anyone
>> has suggestions on components to build a reasonably priced system that
>> will be sufficent for Myth's needs (I've never used it before).
> If you aren't going HD, I would highly recommend using a capture card
> that does on-board mpeg encoding (I use the hauppauge PVR 150).  I've
> found mythtv handles them well, and it takes a serious load off of
> your resources when capturing. They are reasonably priced, and use the
> ivtv driver.
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