[mythtv] Hauppauge Hardware

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sat Jul 15 14:58:59 UTC 2006

On 15/07/06, Ben Francis <lists at hippygeek.co.uk> wrote:
> I'm looking to replace an old burnt out Nova-T PCI card with a new one,
> either the new Nova-T or HVR-1100 or the HVR-1300 with hardware encoder.
> Is the Hauppauge Nova-T PCI card described here
> (http://mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV_Nova-T_PCI) the
> original Nova-t which was actually a badged up TechnoTrend card, or the
> newer Nova-T PCI card? The difference is described here
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hauppauge_Computer_Works#Digital_Terrestrial_and_Hybrid_Range

It's the newer Conexant-based one (the original one was
Philips-based). I use the newer one in a slave machine - it's a model

> There are several variants of the new card, if I buy a new one online
> now is it likely to be supported by MythTV?

Yes - the deciding factor for MythTV is whether the card is supported
under Linux and uses the Linux DVB architecture.

> I've seen no mention of the HVR cards being compatible with Linux at
> all, presumably I'd be better asking about those on a different Linux TV
> mailing list?

Some of the best places to look are
http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/PCI_devices_DVB-T and
http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge. There are many other wiki
pages for other DVB-T devices.

You can also keep track of the linux-dvb and v4l mailing lists where
details of support for new cards is regularly posted.

> I hope I've not posted this to the wrong list.

mythtv-users would probably have been more appropriate as this is not
related to the development of MythTV. There are many users using the
Nova-T cards successfully with MythTV.

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