Pvr350-plugin

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Description

The PVR350 plugin enables the TV-out of the Hauppauge PVR350 as output device for VDR. In system without FF DVB cards, the PVR350 can be an alternative to DXR3 card, but with a better OSD.

Hardware requirements

  • Hauppauge PVR350 TV card

Software requirements

Installation

To install FFMPEG

cd $SOURCEDIR
tar xvzf ffmpeg-<VERSION>.tar.gz
cd ffmpeg-<VERSION>
./configure --prefix=/usr/local \
            --enable-shared
make
make install
ldconfig

If using the analogtv-plugin, in it's setup the "PVR350 TV out" has to be enabled. See plugin installation

Problems

  • Does no work together with the dvd-plugin
  • ivtv sometimes freezes the system
  • Does not work properly with VDR version 1.3.44 or newer. Version 1.3.41 and older seem to be OK

Links

[1] http://www.rst38.org.uk/vdr/pvr350 Plugin homepage
[2] http://ffmpeg.sourceforge.net FMPEG homepage
[3] http://ivtv.sourceforge.net IVTV homepage
[4] http://67.18.1.101/~ckennedy new IVTV driver