[mythtv] Good Inexpensive capture card?

William Walsh mythtv-dev@snowman.net
25 Oct 2002 07:24:31 -0700

Look for the Hauppauge 495 card (aka Hauppauge Theater), it is known to
work, and is still widely carried.  You should be able to find it
cheaply on shopping.yahoo.com for instance.

On Wed, 2002-10-23 at 13:38, Jeremy Oddo wrote:
> OK, I'm new to the list so if I'm asking questions outta turn let me know...
> So, I am looking for a good card to run MythTV on.  I was set to pick up a
> Hauppauge WinTV card by I have heard that Hauppauge changes the chipset
> and is no longer supported under V4L.  Can anyone confirm/deny this?  What
> are some of the other cards that are (1) easy to find, (2) cheap, (3)
> supported by V4L, and (4) decent quality.
> BTW, I currently have digital cable here in America.  Is MythTV just a
> pipedream for me?
> Thanks for all your help
> (again, if this is the wrong place for my post, please point me in the
> right direction...thanks!)
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