[mythtv] Best Tuner Card?

Henk Poley mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Wed, 18 Dec 2002 12:16:57 +0100

> Van: Michael D. Cencula <mythtvuser@cencula.com>
> FWIW, if you plan to buy a Hauppauge WinTV Radio card,
> be sure you get the one that comes with the free remote control.
> I bought a second model Hauppauge WinTV Radio card (it was a
> model 401...just like my old card) off eBay recently and found
> it was somewhat different than the one I already had.  I think the
> "brand new" card I purchased off eBay was actually older than the
> one I got at CompUSA a year ago.
> The driver for the two cards make log entries in /var/log/messages
> such as shown below.  Notice how one of the cards shows as
> Bt878 (rev 2) and the other shows as Bt878 (rev 17).  The rev 2 card
> didn't come with a remote...no big deal, but it was also missing the
> msp3400 chip which enables the digital audio on this card.  Notice
> the lines that say "checking for MSP34xx".  On the card that came
> with the free remote control, it was found.  On the card that didn't
> come with a free remote it wasnt.  Thus, the btaudio driver
> will not provide digital audio output. And the analog output sucks.

Ah! the first thing I can get my grips on tv tuners with digital audio. I'd
really like such one. What other dig. audio cards are there?

	Henk Poley <><