Pvrinput-plugin

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Description

original Author: Andreas Regel

current development: Martin Dauskardt, Lars Hanisch

This plugin allows you to use analogue TV with a ivtv supported PVR-card with integrated hardware MPEG encoder. Please use the most recent versions of this plugin.

Channel scanning for this plugin can be done using the command line tool w_pvrscan or with using the wirbelscan-plugin.

Pictures

Hardware Requirements

  • ivtv supported PVR card with integrated hardware encoder
    • PVR150
    • PVR250
    • PVR350
    • PVR500
    • PVRUSB2 (since 2008-06-01)
    • HVR 1900 (since 2008-06-01)
    • HD PVR (since Version 2010-03-27-rc1)

Software Requirements

  • kernel driver for your hardware encoder based TV card:
    • ivtv for Hauppauge PVR150/250/350/500 or..
    • pvrusb2 for Hauppauge PVR USB2 and HVR 1900/1950 or..
    • hdpvr for HD PVR

Installation

  • vdr < 1.7.13 needs patch (see plugin source code)

Problems

Links

[1] pvrinput git repository pvrinput git repo
[2] Announce Thread for pvrinput-2010-04-03-rc1 (German vdrportal-Forum) Announce Thread for pvrinput-2010-04-03-rc1 (German vdrportal-Forum; just try english if you dont speak german..)