[mythtv-users] External TV Tuner Card recommendations for Laptops

cardboil cardboil at gmail.com
Sun Dec 4 20:03:37 EST 2005

Awesome, thank you.  I've only used PCI tuner cards in the past for Myth, so
forgive me if this is a stupid question: are these USB 2.0 interfaces fast
enough for live TV and such?

Many thanks.

On 12/4/05, Scott Alfter <mythtv at salfter.dyndns.org> wrote:
> cardboil wrote:
> > I'm trying to set up my Dell Inspiron 9300 laptop for mythtv with
> > cable.  Does anyone have any recommendations for this kind of setup and
> > which kind of external TV Tuner cards that I could use.  Thanks.
> You might look into the Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-USB2.  It's basically a
> PVR-250
> hanging off a USB port.  There's a Linux driver for it at
> http://www.isely.net/pvrusb2.html, and while I've not tried plugging it
> into my
> MythTV box, it looks like it wouldn't be much more trouble than the
> PVR-x50s
> I'm currently using.
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