[mythtv] some questions

Rick Warner mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 8 Dec 2002 23:52:08 -0500

On Sunday 08 December 2002 10:41 pm, Bruce Markey wrote:
Thanks.  I appreciate the advice.

> Rick Warner wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 	I plan to purchase a tv tuner card soon to use myth
> >
>  > tv with.
> Go to Office Max and get a WinTV model 401 for $29.00. The
> box says it has dbx-TV stereo and FM radio. I assume it is
> sold cheap because it has older winboze software (but, of
> course, we don't care). I assumed that this was the earlier
> packaging of the "WinTV FM radio GO" which retails for $59.
> However, When I got it home, I was surprised to find that
> this had S-Video in as well as coax and composite. It also
> has a connector for an internal audio cable. Works just as
> well as the newer packaging of the same old chips. I'll buy
> these 'til I can't find them any more...
> If you don't need S-video, internal audio, or FM and don't
> mind mail in rebates, Circuit City has the "WinTV GO" for
> 39.99 then a $20 rebate.
> > I have noticed that many of the cards out there are mono only.
> >
>  > Can I use the audio in of my sound card and the rca video in
>  > of the tuner card?
> So I assume you have a composite source with the yellow
> RCA jack and red and white audio jacks. Yes. Put the video
> on the tuner card and use a 2 female RCA to male mini phono
> jack adapter to plug the audio into line-in of the sound
> card. Set line-in as your capture source etc., etc.
> --  bjm
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