06-06-2004, 05:34 AM
I have installed btv 3.5 with double 250 cards. Excluding minor problems here and there it works fairly well. However, I wish Snapstream would come up with a better guide for the multiple tuners. Now, you may just see two channel 2's etc and it is somewhat difficult to assign a recording to a specific card from the guide. I used Replaytv with up to 3 different inputs (which will happen with 3.5 once I get my 3rd 250 card). Replay have a fairly intuitive interface where the first input channels operated normally. The next input would start with a 1000, so channel 2 on the second input was 1002. Channel 2 on third input would be 2002 etc. This separated the inputs fairly well and provided greater understanding when setting up multiple recordings at the same time. Hopefully Snapstream figures something similar for dual tuners instead of the current somewhat confusing system. Other than that, btv 3.5 is a winner, even in beta stage.