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sincityharley

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Just wondering which tuner everyone likes
« on: October 26, 2008, 11:36:15 pm »
I am getting ready to pull the trigger on a tuner for my LMCE. I was looking and liking the pcHDTV HD5500. I have heard good things about the Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-500. I really like the dual tuner feature. Whats everyone else using and does anyone have any suggestions on what card will be around for awhile and also produce the best results in my LMCE. I would also like something thats not to difficult for a beginner to install. Thanks for any advice

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Re: Just wondering which tuner everyone likes
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2008, 12:36:02 am »
If you want plug and play support, use one of the following:

Standard Def:
* WinTV PVR 150/250/500/USB2

High Def:
* Silicondust HDHomeRun

don't mess with anything else.

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Re: Just wondering which tuner everyone likes
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2008, 07:21:01 am »
I currently use the WinTV PVR 500 here in australia - it works like a treat in both mythtv and in vdr.

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Re: Just wondering which tuner everyone likes
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2008, 06:11:08 am »
If you want plug and play support, use one of the following:

Standard Def:
* WinTV PVR 150/250/500/USB2

High Def:
* Silicondust HDHomeRun

don't mess with anything else.

-Thom


In regards to the HDhomerun, it is plug and play within mythtv also?  That is, mythtv can send the proper commands to tune it?

Thanks

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Re: Just wondering which tuner everyone likes
« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2008, 07:24:57 am »
Yes. I would not have recommended it otherwise.

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