Hi all, hoping you can help me out a little.
After much anticipation and consideration i took the plunge and purchased the components to make use of an existing PC as a PVR using the MVP. The PC is reasonably spec'd
P4 3.0ghz with HT
512 PC 3200
1gbit Onboard NIC
Belkin Wireless Modem Router
2 x 85mbps Homeplugs (one for the router one for the MVP)
Whilst I appreaciate the RAM and HD are lacking (especially as the HD is from Athlon 750 days) I still anticipated it to run correctly and intended to upgrade these features after checking network performance.
The Hauppauge MVP software worked out of the box, although I didnt have any suitable recordings to test at the time, it worked successfully with WMA audio files.
I keenly installed GBPVR last night and my problems have escalated from there. Aside from the slow interface (which i didnt expect as i read a thread saying that processor speed would solve that) it frequently drops back to the contacting server menu. Live TV and recording playback both failed - both with huge stutters. Internet radio worked initially but often caused the MVP to drop back to the connecting to server screen.
I initially assumed these were network issues so looked up the Tipsters top tips this morning and applied them - no luck - if anything it is less stable and cannot managed internet radio at all now. Additionally Live TV jumps to a blank screen and the MVP stops responding.
I'm desperate to find the root of these problems and fix it. Having read so many good stories about the MVP and GBPVR I can only assume I have poor harware or poor configuration.
Any help would be much appreciated.