[clug] cheap pvr

Sanders King sanders at mupanda.com
Sun Apr 11 18:51:32 MDT 2010

According to the AverMedia website, the latest Linux kernels also
support the current model of the 'Hybrid Volar HX (A827)' which is
available in the $70-80 range.



On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 9:57 AM, Nathan O'Sullivan
<nathan at mammoth.com.au> wrote:
>> I had an Avermedia Volar and it worked straight out of the box on a
>> two year old Mythbuntu install, so any recent kernel should be fine.
>> There used to be a variant (Volar X) that didn't work, but apparently
>> it's been supported since 2.6.28, so I think you should be fine
>> regardless.
> I have both the Volar and the Volar X; the Volar X requires a firmware
> download for Ubuntu 9.10 but otherwise works perfectly.
> Unfortunately I think neither model are made any more, they seem to have
> disappeared from most online stores.
> Regards
> Nathan
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