I've had a Zinwell 640PVR for months,recording via the EPG
could'nt be easier,and no,it doesnt "crash constantly".
What is complicated about it?
The audio issue with the Zinwell is a known issue.
It's a result of the software not coping with the dual audio streams in the TV3 transport stream - it switches to AC3 when it detects TV3 but then doesn't switch back to AAC correctly without a power cycle.
The reason it doesn't happen with HDMI is that HDMI is only 2ch ouput - it is not 5.1
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