For those of you having issues with the Hauppauge PVR 150/500 (aka Amity based) tv tuner cards, there is a new set of drivers you can try, especially if you are beta testing Windows Vista (but it'll also work with Windows XP and even Windows 2000 if you are using the tuner cards on those operating systems). This product, which is a popular choice for those who use Media Center, is now up to version 188.8.131.5258.
Among the fixes since its last general release (184.108.40.20603 or the pre-release 220.127.116.1108 versions) are the following:
Driver Release 18.104.22.16858 (09/15/06)
- Fixed possible bluescreen on PNP Stress Tests.
- Passes Vista RC1 DTM.
Driver Release 22.214.171.12427.PreRelease (08/15/06)
- Fixed potential muted FM audio issue introduced in 24201.
Driver Release 126.96.36.19905.PreRelease (07/24/06)
- Fixed bluescreen on S3 (and possibly shutdown) introduced in 24201.
Driver Release 188.8.131.5201.PreRelease (07/20/06)
- CCInDVD Support.
- Optional firmware load delays.
- Fixed obscure, unlikely (and unreported) but potential bluescreen issue.
Driver Release 184.108.40.20608.PreRelease (04/18/06)
- The joyous return of Win2k support!
- Improved DMA support for 64bit Operating Systems.
This latest version of drivers is available from Hauppauge enthuasist site ftp.shspvr.com. Here is a direct link to the latest version of drivers for the PVR 150/500.
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