[mythtv-users] Satelite service recommendation for use w/ MythTV

Griffon -- bushibot at gmail.com
Sat Apr 2 23:38:27 UTC 2005

I don't think those  vision cards will work with Direct TV, they look
like they are for DVB. D*TV uses DSS or DSB or somthing like that (all
I kno is the DVB stuff dosn't work with it, shame since there are
bunch of cards for that on the market.

On Apr 2, 2005 12:27 AM, Maverick <mavantix at gmail.com> wrote:
> Voom:
> Thanks for letting me know it's dead.. :)
> PCI Tuner Cards:
> I found one manufacture that makes terrestrial tuner cards:
> http://www.twinhan.com/product_terrestrial.asp
> Of course, you can't view the encrypted channels. Though there's a ton
> of 'illegal' sites selling a "Vision PCI" card that supposedly "tunes
> everything with the right driver". Of course, no Linux drivers so it's
> not even an option.
> Dish vs. DirecTV:
> Seems like Dish is the way to go. DirecTV's site annoyed me, and as
> far as I can tell their cheapest plan is $42/mo, and for that same
> amount, I can get Dish's top 60 w/ locals + HD or other similar combos
> for similar costs.
> As for firewire hacked tuners, I can't seem to find anything, so if
> anyone has any info on that, it would be cool. I'd definitely like to
> use Myth with satellite, or it's not worth it.
> Cable is of course an option, but they are about 30% more expensive
> for the same (digital) programming. :( Anyone know if Adelphia does
> firewire out on their digital/HD boxes?
> -Kenneth
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